62nd Jio Filmfare Awards nominees

The list of nominees for the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards is here! The award show which recognises and honours the best talent in Indian cinema will be back for its 62nd edition, on January 14, 2017 in Mumbai. The event that will bring together the biggest names and brightest stars in the business under one roof, will be hosted by Bollywood’s badshah Shah Rukh Khan.
The nominees list has put superstars against superstars as they vie for the coveted trophy in their category. The three Khans – Sahah Rukh, Salman and Aamir- will fight it out for the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male). Alia Bhatt has bagged two nods in the Best Actress in a Leading Role (Female) category for her roles in ‘Udta Punjab’ and ‘Dear Zindagi’. She however has stiff competition from Sonam Kapoor for ‘Neerja’, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for ‘Sarbjit’, Vidya Balan for ‘Kahaani 2’ and Anushka Sharma for ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’.
One of the most controversial films of 2016, ‘Udta Punjab’ is leading the nominees list with a total of 9 nominations in the 10 top categories, which is tied with Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, also bagging 9 nods. Salman Khan starrer ‘Sultan’ comes in next with a total of 7 nominations and Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Neerja’ has bagged 5 nominations.

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