Film World Events of 2003
- Anil Biswas (Music composer for "Aurat", "Pardeshi", "Chhoti Chhoti Baatein"), dies at the age of 88.
- Danny Denzongpa is awarded the Padma Shree.
- "Devdas" wins Filmfare Award for "Best Picture".
- Lara Dutta makes her film debut in "Andaaz". She winns the "Filmfare Best Female Debut Award" for this role.
- The Turner Classic movies channel in the US hosts a month long festival of Bollywood films.
- A.R. Rahaman wins Filmfare award for "Best Music Director" for his work in "Saathiya".
- Sonu Nigam wins the Filmfare Award for "Best Male Playback" for the song Saathiya from "Saathiya".
- Kavita Krishnamurthy / Shreya Ghoshal win the Filmfare Award for "Best Female Playback" for the song Dola Re from "Devdas".
- Dev Anand (actor/director/producer) is the recipient of the "Dadasaheb Phalke Award" for lifetime achievement.
- The film-maker / actor Naseeruddin Shah is awarded Padma Bhushan
- Madhuri Dixit and her husband Sriram Madhav Nene have a son Arin.
- Shahrukh Khan wins the "Filmfare Best Actor Award" for his performance of Devdas Mukherji in "Devdas"
- Aishwarya Rai wins the "Filmfare Best Actress Award" for her performance of Parvati "Paro" Chakraborty in "Devdas"
- Karishma Kapoor marries industrialist Sanjay Kapur.
- Jeetendra & Rekha win the "Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award".
- Shatrughan Sinha wins the "Stardust Award for Lifetime Achievement".
A Few Notable Films of 2003
Top 10 Hindi Films
- Koi Mil Gaya
- Kal Ho Naa Ho
- The Hero
- Munnabhai M.B.B.S
- LOC Kargil
- Chalte Chalte
- Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
- Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai (Hindi)
- Calcutta Mail (Hindi)
- Ishq Vishq (Hindi)
- Jism (Hindi)
- Kash Aap Hamare Hote (Hindi)
- Pinjar (Hindi)
- Raja Bhaiya (Hindi)
Selected Videos of 2003
49th Manikchand Filmfare Awards 2003 winners
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