It is challenging to fulfill the motive of any film in a short duration of time. But Indian television does this job beautifully and creatively. You would love to watch these short films without any boredom. Here are some interesting short films you can watch in a short duration.
This short film was released on 2 March 2020 by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films, directed by
, Starring Kajol Devgan,
, , Shivangi Raghuvanshi, etc. This film revolves around a group of women who are living together in one small room. They all have different personalities, a religious Hindu woman, a medical student, three older women, a career-oriented woman, a modern girl, and a girl in a burqa. These women are doing their jobs until someone knocks on the door. They all started arguing that they can't let someone enter the room because the room is small. But the religious women said we couldn't do that, at least we should open the door; later they opened the door and were shocked after seeing the person from the other side, a small girl. One thing was common in those women that they all were raped and murdered.
Chutney is one of the most viewed short films on YouTube, released on 28 November 2016, written and directed by
Jyoti Kapur Das
. It revolves around the housewife named Vanita, who watched her husband flirting with a girl named Rasika. Vanita invited Rasika to her home and gossiped about the chutney served to her. She tells her that she used organic food items, which was grown in her house, and tells Rasika about her servant, how he murdered, and she buried him underneath the green chilies ground. She indirectly warned her to stay away from her husband.
3. NOOR(THE LIGHT)
Noor is the short film, released on 14 February 2020, written and directed by
. This film revolves around a girl who finds peace in a noisy city; she wants to tell her pain to her parents who weren't paying attention to what's happening to their daughter. One night, Noor (
) comes to her maid's home and spends some quality time, telling her pain to the maid Laxmi (Jaya Bhattacharya). Laxmi was upset after listening to her story and take her home, where Laxmi was shocked to see the dead body of Noor, who committed suicide.
Kasturi is a film based on finding inner peace. It was released on 20 September 2020, written by Naveen Sandhu, directed by Ashu Chabra, starring
, and Shalini Hirani. This story revolves around two friends who are working hard to fulfill their dreams, but the journey makes them lost and tired. They want to find peace but unable to understand that peace lies inside them.
Kriti is the psychological thriller short film, released on 22 June 2016, directed by Shirish Kundar, starring
. This story revolves around a man, Sapan, who struggles with a mental disorder and consults the psychiatrist, Dr. Kalpana. One day he told her that he fell in love with the beautiful girl named Kirti, but he was unable to identify that she was his real love. Everything that happens around him is either real or imagined, which makes it difficult to connect. Dr. Kalpana was helping him to figure out the things around him.
6. THAT DAY AFTER EVERY DAY
That Day After Every Day is an emotional short film that shows the cruel reality of the world. This film released on 29 October 2013, written by Nitin Bhardwaj, directed by
, Radhika Apte,
, and Arannya Kaur. It revolves around the three women who were feeling unsafe and struggle with eve-teasing every day. They battle for themselves every day and try to overcome their situations.
7. THE PERFECT MURDER
It is an urban crime short film, released on 30 January 2019, written and directed by Vikram Chandirramani, starring
, Niharika Raizada, and
. This story revolves around a married man named Kabir who wants to be an actor, but his rich wife Neha forced him to take care of her dad's business. Kabir was economically unstable and relied on his wife. He had an extramarital affair and his girlfriend forced him to divorce Neha and marry her. They both want Neha's money, so he decided to murder Neha, but time turned out of the situation.
8. GUTTHI: THE RIDDLE
Gutthi is the thriller based short film, released on 5 March 2014, directed by
, starring Ratna Shekhar Reddy,
. This story revolves around a one-night conversation between a writer and the garbage collector. Writers are always curious to know about the things happening around them; Anand Ranjan was one of them. He was interested in Khalil, a garbage collector, after watching him search for something in the garbage. One night he invited him for a drink, and they gossiped about an idol linked with them.
9. CARBON: THE STORY OF TOMORROW
This short film was written and directed by Maitreya Bajpayi and Rameez Ilhaam Khan, featuring Jacky Bhagnani,
. This story revolves around the shortage of oxygen on earth in 2067. This futuristic film defines the scarcity of oxygen and water and its adverse effects on the environment.
10. INTO THE DARKROOM
It is a short film released on 12th December 2014, directed by Sooraj Puthiyedam, starring Anil Raj, Rahul and Baskar. This film revolves around the injurious effect of smoking and its side-effects, dangerously warning the smoker about the dark and horrible world, leading to death. This short film won many national and international awards.