Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra Unveils Special 3D Trophy at Filmfare Press Conference [Varinder Chawla]Varinder Chawla

The 59th Filmfare Awards is all set to take place at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on 24 January. The awards association on Wednesday announced the lists of nominees in 10 different categories.

This year, critically acclaimed films like "Lootera" and "The Lunchbox" are not included in the Best Film and Best Director category.

While "Lootera" has fetched four nominations, "The Lunchbox" is in the nomination list only for the supporting actor's role.

Actress Deepika Padukone, who won two awards at the 20th Annual Screen Awards, has scored two nominations in the Best Actress category for her films "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela" and "Chennai Express".

"Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" leads the list with nine nominations including for Best Film. "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela" and "Chennai Express" has seven nominations each. "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", "Raanjhanaa", and "Aashiqui 2" have fectehd six nominations each.

The 59th edition of the Filmfare Awards will be hosted by Priyanka Chopra and Ranbir Kapoor.

"There is huge pressure because Filmfare as an event it's always been entertaining and funny. There has been standard set by other hosts including Shah Rukh Khan, Saif ali Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and Imran Khan. So yes, it's scary and exciting," Priyanka said during a Filmfare press conference.

Check out the complete list of nominees:

Best film

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Chennai Express

Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela


Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Best director

Aanand L Rai (Raanjhanaa)

Abhishek Kapoor (Kai Po Che)

Ayan Mukerji (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani)

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)

Rohit Shetty (Chennai Express)

Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela)

Best Actor in a leading role (Male)

Dhanush - Raanjhanaa

Farhan Akhtar - Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Hrithik Roshan - Krrish 3

Ranbir Kapoor - Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Ranveer Singh - Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela

Shah Rukh Khan (Chennai Express)

Best Actor in a leading role (Female)

Deepika Padukone - Chennai Express

Deepika Padukone - Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela

Parineeti Chopra - Shuddh Desi Romance

Shraddha Kapoor - Aashiqui 2

Sonakshi Sinha - Lootera

Sonam Kapoor -Raanjhanaa

Best actor in a supporting role (Male)

Aditya Roy Kapur - Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Anupam Kher -Special 26

Nawazuddin Siddiqui -The Lunchbox

Pankaj Kapur -Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola

Rajkumar Rao - Kai Po Che

Vivek Oberoi -Krrish 3

Best actor in a supporting role (Female)

Divya Dutta - Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Kalki Koechlin - Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Konkona Sen Sharma - Ek Thi Daayan

Supriya Pathak Kapur - Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela

Swara Bhaskar -Raanjhanaa

Best music

Amit Trivedi - Lootera

Ankit Tiwari, Mithoon and Jeet Ganguly -Aashiqui 2

AR Rahman - Raanjhanaa

Pritam -Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela

Vishal-Shekhar -Chennai Express

Best lyrics

Amitabh Bhattacharya-Shikayatein (Lootera)

Amitabh Bhattacharya-Kabira (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani)

Mithoon-Tum hi ho (Aashiqui 2)

Prasoon Joshi-Zinda (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)

Swanand Kirkire-Manja (Kai Po Che)

Best playback singer (Male)

Amit Trivedi-Manja (Kai Po Che)

Ankit Tiwari-Sunn raha hai na tu (Aashiqui 2)

Arijit Singh-Tum hi ho (Aashiqui 2)

Benny Dayal-Badtameez dil (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani)

Siddharth Mahadevan-Zinda (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)

Best playback singer (Female)

Chinmayi-Titli (Chennai Express)

Monali Thakur- Sawar loon (Lootera)

Shalmali Kholgade- Balam pichkari (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani)

Shreya Ghoshal-Sunn raha hai (Aashiqui 2)

Shreya Ghoshal-Nagada (Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela)