Brilliant Short Films:
Bollywood has been experiencing its most creative avatar ever with some brilliant short films you should watch. Directors and actors alike have been delving into subjects that are different and entertaining.
Anukul released in 2017 and is a short film based on a story written by Satyajit Ray. Based on a whimsical setting where humans coexist with robots this short film is a must-watch.
Starring: Parambrata Chatterjee, Saurabh Shukla
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
Bypass released in the year 2003. This short film is silent but still ends up conveying a strong message. Based on the lives of 2 thugs who rob people passing through a road in the state of Rajasthan, the movie won numerous awards.
Starring: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sundar Dan Detha, Irrfan Khan
Director: Amit Kumar
Rastaa released in the year 2012 and was completely shot on a Canon camera. The film won many accolades at film festivals. The film is about 2 beggars who live in Mumbai and struggle to make ends meet.
Director: Digvijay Chauhan
4. That Day After Everyday
That Day After every day released in 2013. The movie touches the topic of eve-teasing with the utmost sensitivity and is a must-watch.
Starring: Sandhya Mridul, Radhika Apte, Arannya Kaur, Geetanjali Thapa
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Ahalya released in 2015 in Bengali. The short film has been dubbed in Hindi as well for the viewing pleasure of the audience. A thriller that is a must-watch.
Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Tota Roy Chowdhury
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
Chutney is a zesty short film about relationships.
Starring: Tisca Chopra, Rasika Duggal, Adil Hussain
Director: Jyoti Kapur Das
7. Tubelight Ka Chand
Tubelight Ka Chand released in the year 2010. The movie is a cute little story of how a boy living on the streets of Calcutta falls in love with a moon and sets out to woo her.
Starring: Master Mohammad Shariq
Director: Shlok Sharma
8. Kite The Messenger
Kite The Messenger released in 2014 and won much acclaim for its subject and content.
Director: Partha Sarthi Manna
9. The Lovers
The Lovers released in the year 2018 and dealt with the issue of domestic violence and brutality.
Starring: Shweta Basu Prasad, Zarina Wahab, Malti Chahar
Director: Preeti Singh
These brilliant short films you should watch are just the tip of the iceberg that oozes talent to its very best.