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Filmfare Awards 2016 nominations have been announced Red Chillies/Eros

Nominations for the 61st Filmfare Awards have been announced. Period drama Bajirao Mastani, starring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, leads the pack with eight nominations. Sleeper hit Badlapur, starring Varun Dhawan, follows with six nods. Piku and Shah Rukh Khan's Dilwale have received five nominations each while Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan scored three nominations.

The award ceremony will take place on Friday 15 January in Mumbai. Here's the list of nominations in popular categories: (via Filmfare)

Best film

Badlapur
Bajirao Mastani
Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Piku
Talvar
Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Best director

Aanand L Rai - Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Kabir Khan - Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Meghna Gulzar - Talvar
Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Bajirao Mastani
Shoojit Sircar - Piku
Sriram Raghavan - Badlapur

Best actor in a leading role (male)

Amitabh Bachchan - Piku
Ranbir Kapoor - Tamasha
Ranveer Singh - Bajirao Mastani
Salman Khan - Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Shah Rukh Khan - Dilwale
Varun Dhawan - Badlapur

Best actor in a leading role (female)

Anushka Sharma - NH10
Deepika Padukone - Bajirao Mastani
Deepika Padukone - Piku
Kajol - Dilwale
Kangana Ranaut - Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Sonam Kapoor - Dolly Ki Doli

Best actor in a supporting role (male)

Anil Kapoor - Dil Dhadakne Do
Deepak Dobriyal - Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Jimmy Shergill - Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Nawazuddin Siddiqui - Badlapur
Sanjay Mishra - Masaan

Best actor in a supporting role (female)

Anushka Sharma - Dil Dhadakne Do
Huma Qureshi - Badlapur
Priyanka Chopra - Bajirao Mastani
Shefali Shah - Dil Dhadakne Do
Tabu - Drishyam
Tanvi Azmi - Bajirao Mastani

Best music

Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros Anjjan and Amaal Mallik - Roy
Anupam Roy - Piku
A R Rahman - Tamasha
Pritam - Dilwale
Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Bajirao Mastani
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy - Dil Dhadakne Do

Best lyrics

Amitabh Bhattacharya - Gerua from Dilwale
Anvita Dutt - Gulaabo from Shaandaar
Gulzar - Zinda from Talvar
Irshad Kamil - Agar Tum Saath Ho from Tamasha
Kumaar - Sooraj Dooba Hai from Roy
Varun Grover - Moh Moh Ke Dhaage from Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Best playback singer (male)

Ankit Tiwari - Tu Hai Ke Nahi from Roy
Arijit Singh - Gerua from Dilwale
Arijit Singh - Sooraj Dooba Hai from Roy
Atif Aslam - Jeena Jeena from Badlapur
Papon - Moh Moh Ke Dhaage from Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Vishal Dadlani - Gulaabo from Shaandaar

Best playback singer (female)

Alka Yagnik - Agar Tum Saath Ho from Tamasha
Anusha Mani - Gulaabo from Shaandaar
Monali Thakur - Moh Moh Ke Dhaage from Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Palak Mucchal - Prem Ratan Dhan Payo from Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
Priya Saraiya - Sunn Sathiya from ABCD 2
Shreya Ghoshal - Deewani Mastani from Bajirao Mastani