Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards 2020 announces winners, Amazon Prime Video's Panchayat leading the race

By Debolina Biswas|19th Dec 2020
The Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards 2020 celebrates excellence in the OTT space. Check the list of winners announced so far.
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The Filmfare Awards, instituted by Filmfare magazine is considered one of the most famous and prestigious awards in the Hindi film industry. Introduced in 1954, the Filmfare Awards honours artistic and technical excellence.

With everything else changing this year, the Filmfare Awards decided to celebrate our major source of entertainment for 2020 - OTT (Over The Top). It has introduced the Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards, celebrating excellence in the OTT space.
FLYX Filmare OTT Awards

FLYX Filmare OTT Awards 2020 | Source: Filmfare

Only shows that have been released between August 2019 and July 2020 were considered for the awards this year. Amazon Prime Video's Paatal Lok won the maximum number of awards (five) including Best Series, Best Director and Best Actor (Series). The crime-thriller web TV series is loosely based on the novel The Story of Assassins by Tarun Tejpal. The series received rave reviews from people across the country. Indian film director Anurag Kashyap took to Twitter to declare Paatal Lok as the best crime thriller he has seen to come out of India.

Taking home the second-most number of awards is comedy-drama web TV series Panchayat (four awards). The series is produced by The Viral Fever and stars actors Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav, Neena Gupta and Biswapati Sarkar, among others.

Panchayat

Panchayat | Source: Amazon Prime Video

Here is the complete list of winners of the Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards:

  • Best Series: Paatal Lok (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Director, Series: Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy for Paatal Lok (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Actor, Series (Male): Jaideep Ahlawat for Paatal Lok (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Actor, Series (Female) Susmita Sen for Aarya (Disney+Hotstar)
  • Best Actor, Series (Male) Comedy: Jitendra Kumar for Panchayat (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Actor, Series (Female) Comedy: Mithila Palkar for Little Things Season 3 (Netflix)
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Series (Male) Drama: Amit Sadh for Breathe Into The Shadows (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Series (Female) Drama: Divya Dutta for Special OPS (Disney+ Hotstar)
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role Comedy (Male): Raghubir Yadav for Panchayat (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role Comedy (Female): Neena Gupta for Panchayat (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Original Story, Series: Sudip Sharma, Sagar Haveli, Hardik Mehta and Gunjit Chopra for Paatal Lok (Amazon Prime)
  • Best Unscripted (non-fiction) Original (Series/Special): Times of Music (MX Player)
  • Best Comedy (Series/Specials): Panchayat (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Film, Web Original: Raat Akeli Hai (Netflix)
  • Best Actor, Web Original Film (Male): Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Raat Akeli Hai (Netflix)
  • Best Actor, Web Original Film (Female): Tripti Dimri for Bulbbul (Netflix)
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Web Original Film (Male): Rahul Bose for Bulbbul (Netflix)
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Web Original Film (Female): Seema Pahwa for Chintu Ka Birthday (ZEEE5)
  • Best Dialogues: Sumit Arora, Suman Kumar, Raj Nidimoru and Krishna Dk for The Family Man (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Screenplay: Sudip Sharma, Sagar Haveli, Hardik Mehta and Gunjit Chopra for Paatal Lok (Amazon Prime)
  • Best Cinematographer, Series: Sylvester Fonseca and Swapnil Sonavane for Sacred Games Season 2 (Netflix)
  • Best Costume, Series: Ayesha Khanna for The Forgotten Army: Azaadi Ke Liye (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Best Background Music, Series: Alokananda Dasgupta for Sacred Games Season 2 (Netflix)
  • Best Original Soundtrack, Series: Advait Nemlekar for Special OPS (Disney+Hotstar)
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