Short films are any motion picture not long enough to be considered a feature film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences defines a short film as “an original motion picture that has a running time of 40 minutes or less, including all credits”.
Here is a list of few must watch short films:
Directed by Amit Kumar and set in the arid region of Rajasthan, Bypass stars Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in leading roles. This short uses no subtitles or dialogue, instead it solely relies on the performances by acclaimed actors and is rich in cinematography. Directed by Amit Kumar, it was made in 2003 when actors like Irrfan and Nawazuddin were struggling to make a mark in the industry.
- Tubelight Ke Chand
Source – PocketFilms
With incredible music and sound design, this innocent film by Shlok Sharma takes us back to the good old days of childhood. With almost no dialogue, the film does a great job of keeping the viewer engrossed. The lead protagonist of the film, master Mohammed Shariq delivers a wonderful performances which makes the short a treat to watch.
Source – KhuraM Ch
One Engineering passed out Boy want to build his carrier in USA Searching for a better life.In the process of going there he realized what he was leaving behind. India is a land of culture.
It is land of tradition, reputation or we can say of relationship. No other country can understand the sentiments of relationship. No one want to leave own country, own people unless he is compelled or helpless. After moving, the Responsibility to old parents, their care, their health concerns disturbs every moment. Do the parents teach their children to see so these days, make them capable for these days.
This film talks about the reality we are facing today, this is the reason why our country is not growing up… This has to be change, so we are trying to make that change.
Source – Kaushal Oza
Written and Directed by Kaushal Oza, “Afterglow” is a tragi-comic piece about a Parsi widow who has just lost her husband and the condolence visitors who come in to offer their mock sympathy. It won the National Award for the Best Short Films on Family Values at the 60th edition of the Awards. It has also won 8 other Best Film Awards and has been screened at various international film festivals around the world. It was part of a selection of the best Indian short film of the past decade at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festivals in France in 2013. In award winning short films have quality and story that was present in this movie.
Source – LargeShortFilms
Suspense, seduction, deceit. A perfect short which makes you want to hold on to your seat. An epic retold in a modern fashion. Watch this nail-biting thriller starring the legendary Soumitra Chatterjee directed by Sujoy Ghosh and presented by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films.
- Nayantara’s Necklace
Source – LargeShortFilms
An accidental friendship between two of the unlikeliest characters and the twist and turns it takes as their relationship develops. Watch Jaydeep Sarkar’s original drama, presented by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films.
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