Filmfare awards begun in the same year of the inception of National awards. Filmfare Awards are considered the most prestigious awards of Bollywood. The award ceremony was started in the year 1953 it was known as - The Clares. After times of India editor Clare Mendonca. The First ever ceromony which took place on 21 March 1954, comprised of only five awards with categories as Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Music Director.