Film World Events of 1983
- "Shakti" wins Filmfare Award for "Best Picture".
- L. V. Prasad (actor/director/producer) is the recipient of the "Dadasaheb Phalke Award" for lifetime achievement.
- Bhanu Athaiya becomes the first Indian to win an Oscar. He wins for the costume design for Attenborough's "Gandhi".
Poster from "Gandhi"
- The State of Karnataka increases its subsidy for films. It is raised to 1 lakh for black-and-white films and 1.5 lakhs for colour productions.
- R.D. Burman wins Filmfare award for "Best Music Director" for his work in "Sanam Teri Kasam".
- Kishore Kumar wins the Filmfare Award for "Best Male Playback" for the song Pag Ghungroo Bandh from "Namak Halaal".
- Salma Agha wins the Filmfare Award for "Best Female Playback" for the song Dil Ke Armaan from "Nikaah".
- The Malayali Film actor Prem Nazir is awarded Padma Bhushan.
- The British actor/ film-maker Richard Attenborough is awarded Padma Bhushan
- Parveen Babi leaves Bombay and moves to New York.
- Dilip Kumar wins the "Filmfare Best Actor Award" for his performance of Ashwini Kumar in "Shakti"
- Padmini Kolhapure wins the "Filmfare Best Actress Award" for her performance of Manorama "Rama" in "Prem Rog"
- Anil Kapoor has his first hero role in "Woh Saat Din"
A Few Notable Films of 1983
Top 10 Hindi Films
- Andhaa Kanoon
- Nauker Biwi Ka
- Justice Chaudhary
- Adutha Vaarisu (Tamil)
- Agar Tum Na Hote (Hindi)
- Arpan (Hindi)
- Arth (Hindi)
- Ashtapadi (Malayalam)
- Avtaar (Hindi)
- Ayiram Nilavae Vaa (Tamil)
- Dard E Dil (Hindi)
- Ente Mamatty Kutty Ammakku (Malayalam)
- Ghungroo (Hindi)
- Kalakaar (Hindi)
- Mahaan (Hindi)
- Masoom (Hindi)
- Mazdoor (Hindi)
- Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye(Hindi)
- Pukar (Hindi)
- Razia Sultan (Hindi)
- Romance (Hindi)
- Sadma (Hindi)
- Sagarasangamam (Telugu)
- Sandhya Vandanam (Malayalam)
- Siri Siri Muvva (Telugu)
- Souten (Hindi)
- Subhalekha (Telugu)
- Thaalam Thettiya Tharattu (Malayalam)
- Veenapoovu (Malayalam)
- Woh 7 Din (Hindi)
- Woh Jo Hasina (Hindi)
- Zarasi Zindagi (Hindi)
Selected Videos of 1983
Amitabh interview 1983 after coolie fatal accident Part 4
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