The 5th Filmfare Awards happened in year 1958 in Bombay. The Hindi epic drama film, Mother India won the Best Movie Award. This is a story about a poor woman who tried to raise her children alone and managed to survive besides many hardships and troubles. The director of this film, Mehbook Khan won the Best Director Award, while Nargis, the poor woman who acted in the lead role in the film won the Best Actress Award. The Tragedy King,
nailed the Best Actor Award again for his portrayal as Shankar, a tongawallahs in the film,
in 1957. The Best Supporting Actor Award was presented to
who played the role of Kashiram, the father of
in the Bollywood film, Sharada. Shyama also got the Best Supporting Actress Award from the same film.
The film music director, Omkar Prasad Nayyar won the Best Music Award for the drama film, Naya Daur. The Best Story Award goes to Bollywood Hindi film writer, Akhtar Mirza after penning the story of Naya Daur. Artist and art director, M. R. Acharekar won the Best Art Direction for the Bollywood drama film, Pardesi. The Best Cinematographer Award goes to Faredoon A. Irani for his work in Mother India. R. Kaushik won The Best Sound Recording Award for the same film. Shivaji Awdhut won the Best Editor Award for the film, Sharada.