Nomination announcement for the maiden Edition of Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards

Kartik Aaryan graced the press conference of the first edition of the Flyx Filmfare OTT awards and discussed some of his favourite OTT shows and his vision to perform for an OTT platform


Entertainment brand, Filmfare, is ready to embark on the next journey of celebrating excellence in the OTT space after introducing the first-ever edition of Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards. To mark this momentous occasion, Filmfare hosted a virtual press conference on Thursday, 17th December 2020 along with the ever-so-charming actor Kartik Aaryan.

Through the inaugural Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards, Filmfare is all set to felicitate the who’s who of the OTT space and set a milestone in recognizing talent yet again. In its first edition, the nominations were selected basis the votes of the audience across an array of categories spanning across various sections of comedy, drama, web-original and critics’ choice for both web series and web films.

While the crime-thriller PAATAL LOK bagged a whopping 11 nominations, RAAT AKELI HAI earned 5 nominations. It promises to be a close contest as stellar actors such as Abhishek Bachchan, Jaideep Ahlawat, Manoj Bajpayee, Amit Sadh, Nawazuddin Siddiqui & more are in the race to win the Best Actor Male for Series and Web Original Film respectively. Similarly, Sushmita Sen, Kirti Kulhari, Kiara Advani, Radhika Apte, Sayani Gupta are nominated to win Best Actor Female for Series and Web Original Film.

Below here is the complete list of Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards nominations:


The wait is finally over. You voted for your favourites and here’s who all made it to the top. Scroll through to see the nominations of the Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards.

Best Series
Paatal Lok
Special OPS
The Family Man

Best Director, Series
Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy (Paatal Lok)
Krishna D.K. and Raj Nidimoru (The Family Man)
Neeraj Pandey and Shivam Nair (Special OPS)
Oni Sen (Asur)


Best Actor, Series (Male) : Drama
Abhishek Bachchan (Breathe Into The Shadows)
Arshad Warsi (Asur)
Jaideep Ahlawat (Paatal Lok)
K.K. Menon (Special OPS)
Manoj Bajpayee (The Family Man)

Best Actor, Series (Female) : Drama
Jennifer Winget (Code M)
Kirti Kulhari (Four More Shots Please! Season 2)
Nithya Menen (Breathe Into The Shadows)
Priyamani (The Family Man)
Sushmita Sen (Aarya)

Best Actor, Series (Male) : Comedy
Dhruv Sehgal (Little Things Season 3)
Gulshan Devaiah (Afsos)
Jitendra Kumar (Panchayat)
Ranvir Shorey (Metro Park Quarantine Edition)


Best Actor, Series (Female) : Comedy
Maanvi Gagroo (Four More Shots Please! Season 2)
Mithila Palkar (Little Things Season 3)
Purbi Joshi (Metro Park Quarentine Edition)
Rinku Rajguru (Hundred)
Sumukhi Suresh (Pushpavalli Season 2)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role, Series (Male) : Drama
Abhishek Banerjee (Paatal Lok)
Amit Sadh (Breathe Into The Shadows)
Ishwak Singh (Paatal Lok)
Pankaj Tripathi (Sacred Games Season 2)
Sharib Hashmi (The Family Man)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role, Series (Female) : Drama
Divya Dutta (Special OPS)
Gul Panag (Paatal Lok)
Mairembam Ronaldo Singh (Paatal Lok)
Maya Sarao (Aarya)
Swastika Mukherjee (Paatal Lok)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role Comedy (Male)
Hrishikesh Joshi (Breathe Into The Shadows)
Raghubir Yadav (Panchayat)
Rahul Dev (Who’s Your Daddy)
Shrikant Verma (Breathe Into The Shadows)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role Comedy (Female)
Ahsaas Channa (Hostel Daze)
Neena Gupta (Panchayat)
Samridhi Dewan (The Office Season 2)
Trupti Khamkar (Hum Tum And Them… Bachchon Ke Side Effects)

Best Original Story, Series
Chandan Kumar (Panchayat)
Gaurav Shukla (Asur)
Mayank Sharma, Vikram Tuli, Bhavani Iyer and Arshad Sayed (Breathe Into The Shadows)
Suman Kumar, Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K (The Family Man)
Sudip Sharma, Sagar Haveli, Hardik Mehta and Gunjit Chopra (Paatal Lok)

Best Unscripted (non-fiction) Original (Series/Special)
Amit Tandon : Family Tandoncies
Go Fun Yourself
Kenny Sebastian: The Most Interesting Person In The Room
One Mic Stand
Times Of Music

Best Comedy (Series/Specials)
Amit Tandon: Family Tandoncies
Little Things Season 3
Rohan Joshi: Wake And Bake

Best Film, Web Original
Chintu Ka Birthday
Choked – Paisa Bolta Hai
Raat Akeli Hai

Best Actor, Web Original Film (Male)
Amit Sadh (Barot House)
Aparshakti Khurana (Kanpuriye)
Manoj Bajpayee (Bhosle)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui (Raat Akeli Hai)
Vinay Pathak (Chintu Ka Birthday)

Best Actor, Web Original Film (Female)
Kiara Advani (Guilty)
Radhika Apte (Raat Akeli Hai)
Saiyami Kher (Choked – Paisa Bolta Hai)
Sayani Gupta (Posham Pa)
Tripti Dimri (Bulbbul)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role, Web Original Film (Male)
Aditya Srivastava (Raat Akeli Hai)
Gurfateh Pirzada (Guilty)
Rahul Bose (Bulbbul)
Roshan Mathew (Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai)
Vijay Raaz (Kanpuriye)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role, Web Original Film (Female)
Akansha Ranjan Kapoor (Guilty)
Heeba Shah (Ghost Stories)
Seema Pahwa (Chintu Ka Birthday)
Surekha Sikri (Ghost Stories)
Shivani Raghuvanshi (Raat Akeli Hai)

Best Screenplay, Series
Bhavani Iyer, Vikram Tuli, Mayank Sharma (Breathe Into The Shadows)
Chandan Kumar (Panchayat)
Sudip Sharma (Paatal Lok)
Suman Kumar, Raj Nidimoru, Krishna Dk (The Family Man)
Trishant Srivastava, Nishank Verma (Jamtara – Sabka Number Aayega)

Best Dialogue
Chandan Kumar (Panchayat)
Neeraj Pandey, Deepak Kingrani And Benazir Ali Fida (Special OPS)
Sudip Sharma, Sagar Haveli, Hardik Mehta And Gunjit Chopra (Paatal Lok)
Sumit Arora, Suman Kumar, Raj Nidimoru, Krishna Dk (The Family Man)
Trishant Srivastava (Jamtara – Sabka Number Aayega)

Best Cinematagropher, Series
Chirantan Das (Bard of Blood)
Richard Henkels (State Of Siege: 26/11)
Sylvester Fonseca and Swapnil Sonavane( Sacred Games Season 2 )
Tanay Saatam (Betaal)
Will Humphris (Taj Mahal 1989)

Best Production Design, Series
Anna Ipe (Aarya)
Dhiraj Bhramamkar, Sandesh Gondhalekar and Prasad Natuskar (State Of Siege: 26/11 )
Rajneesh Hedao (The Forgotten Army- Azaadi Ke Liye )
Sandeep Sharad Ravade (Special OPS)
Sunil Nigvekar (Bard of Blood)

Best Editor, Series
Abhijeet Deshpande (Betaal )
Khushboo Raj and Abhimanyu Chaudhary (Aarya)
Manish Jaitley (She)
Nitin Baid, Antara Lahiri and Sangeeth Varghese (Bard of Blood )
Praveen Kathikuloth (Special OPS)

Best Costume Design, Series
Ashima Belapurkar (Sacred Games Season 2 )
Ayesha Khanna: (The Forgotten Army: Azaadi Ke Liye )
Falguni Thakore (Special OPS)
Preeti Sharma, Kratika Mehrotra, Mishika Grover and Pallavi Bhardwaj (The Verdict: State vs Nanavati )
Theia Tekchandani (Aarya)

Best Background Music, Series
Advait Nemlekar (Special OPS)
Alokananda Dasgupta (Sacred Games Season 2)
Kartik Shah (State Of Siege: 26/11)
Pritam Das (Bard of Blood)
Vishal Khurana (Aarya)

Best Original Soundtrack,Series
Advait Nemlekar (Special OPS)
Kuch Iss Tarah – Kinashuk Chakravorty (Hum Tum And Them… Bachchon Ke Side Effects)
Teri Hogiyaan – Vishal Mishra (Broken But Beautiful Season 2)
Vishal Khurana (Aarya)

The usual grand ceremonies attached to the brand of Filmfare Awards will be celebrated in a different way in light of public safety and in alignment with COVID-19 guidelines issued by the government. The gala event will be divided into three parts with each category having its own unique celebration all packed in one exciting day. The two popular stand-up comedians, Danish Sait & Varun Thakur will be donning the host’s cap! Known to keep the viewers engaged and entertained, they will lead the audience what’s sure to be an incredible occasion honouring great talent, unforgettable moments, and lots of humour.

Deepak Lamba, CEO, Worldwide Media said, “Over the past six decades, Filmfare Awards has grown synonymous to excellence in creativity and talent. The iconic black lady has brought movie lovers from across the globe to celebrate, recognize and honor the best that the Indian cinematic universe has to offer. Extending this very legacy to the digital realm, Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards will celebrate the unique stories, imaginative narratives and the exemplary talent of India’s emerging digital entertainment industry.”