Filmfare Award for Best Music Director

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The Filmfare Award for Best Music Director is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films, to the best composer/arranger of a soundtrack. This category was first presented in 1954. Naushad Ali was the first recipient of this award for his song "Tu Ganga Ki Mauj" from the film Baiju Bawra. For the first two years, it was awarded to the composer for a particular song and not the entire album. From 1956 onwards, awards in this category have been given for the entire soundtrack. From 2017, the name of this was category changed from best music direction to music album.

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Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
The 2023 recipient: Pritam
Awarded forBest Performance by a Music Director
Presented byFilmfare
First awardedNaushad Ali,
Baiju Bawra
"Tu Ganga Ki Mauj" (1954)
Currently held byPritam, Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva (2023)
WebsiteFilmfare Awards