5 delightful short films that you just can’t afford to miss

  • 2018-05-22 11:30:06

5 delightful short films that you just can’t afford to miss

What short stories are to literature, short films are to the world of motion picture. Precise, compact and sincere, short films are an actual delight for all the people on go. Bored of the long wait at the airport when the flight is a no-show? Or are you in a mood to binge watch something worthwhile while you are all stressed with work? Or is this season of examinations giving you all jittery blue bells? Well, you're just a click away to bust all those stress. Tune in to YouTube and indulge in gathering some food for your thought today. You won't have to spare more than 20 minutes from your busy schedules and you're all set to groove. Thinking of where to start your watch? We are here with the best few short films that you just can't miss watching. Read on to find the ones in our list.


1. Bypass

Amit Kumar directed this short film in the year 2003 which starred Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead roles. Set in the barren and arid backdrop of Rajasthan, the film uses no dialogues. The film certainly tops the list because of its nearly perfect cinematography and the rich performance by the acclaimed actors.

2. Ahalya

Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, Ahalya starred Soumitra Chatterjee, Radhika Apte and Tota Roy Chowdhury in the leading roles of this thriller short. Blending in the right mix of mythology, thriller and suspense in perfect concord, this film is a win-win watch and is highly recommended by us if you're a true devotee of thriller.

3. That Day After Everyday

The film revolves around three women who are the victims of harassment just like we all are in the day-to-day life. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, this 2003 film stars Sandhya Mridul, Radhika Apte, Geetanjali Thapa and Aranya Kaur in the main leads. At an action film crescendo ending, the audience is taken on an emotional ride by the film maker in this Kashyap's popular short.

4. The Virgins

In a self proclaimed progressive Indian society, virginity and talking about the same is still considered a taboo. Directed by Sandeep Varma, this short film is a parody and a direct slap in the face of hypocrisy.

The film stars Divyendu Sharma, Ria Bajpai and Akshay Oberoi in the lead roles who are all a delight to watch on screen.

5. Naked

No wonder this Kalki Koechlin and Ritabhari Chakraborty starring, Rakesh Kumar film made to our list. Pretty direct, lucid dialogues and flawless acting blew the mind of the audience to bits. Cyber bullying has been the much talked about issues among the youth of today. The film focuses on just the same. The smooth execution of the awareness against cyber bully surely deserves a watch.


Compiled by: Sampriti Sarkar