The New Year 2017  is here and there is an award season going on in Bollywood! Most coveted award shows like Stardust Awards 2017 ignored the Pakistani hero, Fawad Khan from the nominations. But now, it seems like he finally got the recognition he deserved by making it to the nomination list of Filmfare Awards this year!

FK got nominated for the Best Supporting Actor for Kapoor & Sons! Competing with him are Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab, Jim Sarbh for Neerja, Rajat Kapoor for Kapoor & Sons, Rajkummar Rao for Aligarh and Rishi Kapoor for Kapoor & Sons.

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Certainly, Khan is facing tough competition with the B-town’s veteran, Rishi Kapoor! However, we wish the dreamboat wins the battle and brings home the Filmfare accolade yet again!

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Back in 2015, Pakistan’s King Khan won the Best Male Debut Award at Filmfare’s for his 1st Indian movie, Khoobusrat, and his fans could not have been happier!

Imagine how the celebrations would be this time around be if he seizes the Best Supporting Actor for Kapoor & Sons!

Meanwhile, Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan also bagged the nomination for Best Playback Singer (Male). Aslam made waves with his song “Teray sang yara” song in Rustom while Rahat’s “Jag Ghoomeya” in Sultan was one of the hit tunes of 2016!

What is more, Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch got nominated in the category of Best Playback Singer (Female) foKari kari from the movie, Pink!

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See the complete nomination list of Filmfare Awards 2017

Best Film
Dangal
Kapoor And Sons
Neerja
Pink
Sultan
Udta Punjab

Best Director
Abhishek Chaubey – Udta Punjab
Ali Abbas Zafar – Sultan
Karan Johar – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Nitesh Tiwari – Dangal
Ram Madhvani – Neerja
Shakun Batra – Kapoor & Sons

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male)
Aamir Khan – Dangal
Amitabh Bachchan – Pink
Ranbir Kapoor – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Salman Khan – Sultan
Shah Rukh Khan – Fan
Shahid Kapoor – Udta Punjab
Sushant Singh Rajput – MS Dhoni: The Untold Story

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – Sarbjit
Alia Bhatt – Dear Zindagi
Alia Bhatt – Udta Punjab
Anushka Sharma – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Sonam Kapoor – Neerja
Vidya Balan – Kahaani 2

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male)
Diljit Dosanjh – Udta Punjab
Fawad Khan – Kapoor & Sons
Jim Sarbh – Neerja
Rajat Kapoor – Kapoor & Sons
Rajkummar Rao – Aligarh
Rishi Kapoor – Kapoor & Sons

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female)
Kareena Kapoor Khan – Udta Punjab
Kirti Kulhari – Pink
Ratna Pathak Shah – Kapoor & Sons
Richa Chadda – Sarbjit
Shabana Azmi – Neerja

Best Music Album
Amaal Mallik, Badshah, Arko, Tanishk Bagchi, Benny Dayal and Nucleya – Kapoor & Sons
Amit Trivedi – Udta Punjab
Meet Bros, Amaal Mallik, Ankit Tiwari & Manj Musik – Baaghi
Pritam – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy – Mirzya
Vishal-Shekhar – Sultan

Best Lyrics
Amitabh Bhattacharya – Channa mereya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Gulzar – Aave re hitchki (Mirzya)
Gulzar – Mirzya (Mirzya)
Irshad Kamil – Jag ghoomeya (Sultan)
Kausar Munir – Love you zindagi (Dear Zindagi)
Late Shiv Kumar Batalvi – Ikk kudi (Udta Punjab)

Best Playback Singer (Male)
Amit Mishra – Bulleya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Arijit Singh – Ae dil hai mushkil (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)Arijit Singh – Channa mereya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Atif Aslam – Tere sang yara (Rustom)
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Jag ghoomeya (Sultan)

Best Playback Singer (Female)
Kanika Kapoor – Da da dasse (Udta Punjab)Jonita Gandhi – Break up song (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Neeti Mohan – Sau aasman (Baar Baar Dekho)
Neha Bhasin – Jag ghoomeya (Sultan)
Palak Mucchal – Kaun Tujhe (MS Dhoni: The Untold Story)
Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch – Kari kari (Pink)

Hope at least one of the Pakistani celebrities is awarded the resplendent Filmfare, despite the controversy of ban of Pakistani artists in Bollywood.