In 1996, Aamir lost the Filmfare Best Actor award to SRK, who won for playing the male lead in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. Aamir, who stopped attending award shows since then thinking his performance was better suited for the award, was nominated for starring as Munna in Rangeela
Akshay Kumar was overlooked in the Filmfare nominations this year and has never won a Filmfare Best Actor award
"Why not nominate me as best actor for Sultan if you cud nominate my dearest Salman for best choreographer Jag Ghoomeya," tweeted Vaibhavi Merchant
Filmfare Awards nominations were announced on Monday and Twitter is enraged by omission Akshay Kumar, who gave acclaimed performances in Airlift and Rustom
Amitabh Bachchan won the Critics' Choice (Male) Award for Piku while Deepika Padukone won the Best Actress in a Leading Role (Female) Award. Ranveer Singh won the Best Actor in a Leading Role Award for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani has scored eight nominations. Varun Dhawan's Badlapur follows with six nods. Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which has received several awards this year, scored three nominations. Shoojit Sircar's Piku and Rohit Shetty's Dilwale has received five nominations each
When asked about her dream of winning the Filmfare Award for Best Actress Sonakshi Sinha said: "I think I have to work really, really hard for that. I got a chance once (nominated for Lootera in 2014) but did not get the award"
2 States topped the list with seven nods. Haider was close behind with six
Nominations for the 59th Filmfare Awards have been announced and, predictably, the list veers towards popular choices. Critically acclaimed films like Lootera and The Lunchbox are conspicuous by their absence from the Best Film and Best Director categories, and scoop just one acting nomination each. Oscar entry The Good Road is missing entirely.
Anushka Sharma went out of the way to avoid Ranveer Singh at the Filmfare awards nomination event last week.