Are you bored of the daily soaps, saas-saasural stories with transitions and reality shows in TV? You want to watch good content for FREE?
So we have brought 9 short-movies recommendations, which you can watch on YouTube for FREE!
Being less expensive than feature films, the investors of short are far more willing to invest in films that aim to be more experimental and challenging. This allows filmmakers, old or new, to test far more in order to perfect their style.
Directed by: Sujoy Ghosh
Starring: Radhika Apte, Soumitra Chatterjee, Tota Roy Chowdhury
Language: Bengali with English subs
IMDb Rating: 8/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/Ff82XtV78xo
Plot: A policeman, Indra Sen (Tota Roy Chowdhury), investigating the missing case of a model, Arjun, is greeted by young and beautiful wife of a famous ageing artist, Goutam Sadhu (Soumitra Chatterjee), and named Ahalya (Radhika Apte).
Indra encounters falling of realistic looking dolls, which falls whenever someone new enters, where one of the dolls looks exactly like Arjun. He also comes across a mysterious stone, which grants the user to turn whosoever he or she wishes to be.
Will Indra be able to find Arjun, whom Sahu suggest must have used the stone to be anyone in the world? Or, will Indra try the stone himself and yield to his lust for Ahalya.
Directed by: Sujoy Ghosh
Based on: Anukul by Satyajit Ray
Starring: Parambrata Chatterjee, Saurabh Shukla, Kharaj Mukherjee, Kanchan Mullick
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/J2mqIgdae5I
Plot: The story is based on a near future Kolkata where robots and androids are common in houses or workplaces, thus killing millions of employments of humans. Now, the job loss workers rebels against the production of the machines.
Nikunj Babu (Saurabh Shukla) bought a human-like android, Anukul (Parambrata Chatterjee), Once, Nikunj’s cousin, Ratan (Kharaj Mukherjee) visits him, but is shocked at his brother’s behaviour. Since Ratan had to lose his job because of the robots, he is quite angry. Being angry, Ratan hits Anukul with a clothing iron, when he founds it alone.
The film showcases beautifully how different humans are dealing with this change. How Anukul is eager to learn new things, behave more like his master and how trick fully uses its conscience (which is believed to only be possessed by humans) to make his master millionaire.
Directed by: Mansi Jain
Starring: Tisca Chopra, Anurag Kashyap, Surveen Chawla
IMDb Rating: 7/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/XDiwdQ8KvNU
Plot: What will you do, if you learn that your husband is cheating on you? You may knock his mistress’ house with a knife on your hand. Or, you may strangle your husband to death. Or, you may do exactly what Meera did.
Chhuri is a comedy never seen before. It is the story of a wife, Meera (Tisca Chopra) who is tired of her husband’s relationships (Anurag Kashyap) and decides to settle scores with his mistress (Surveen Chawla). She does not use any threats, abuse or harsh words; she just wants to set a schedule of her husband for the kids. So, she humbly suggests a negotiation.
Directed by: Jyoti Kapur Das
Starring: Tisca Chopra, Adil Hussian, Rasika Dugal
IMDb Rating: 7.9/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/0krwKbsQscw
Plot: Chutney is an interesting take on how something normal may have a side so dark that it would make our souls shudder.
The story revolves around Vanita (Tisca Chopra) who narrates a tale to a woman (Rasika Dugal) who, the night before, flirts with her husband (Adil Hussian) at a party. The narrative of Vanita initially starting “sweet”, ranting the modern etiquettes and finally becoming “spicy”, as she discloses the secret of her delicious Chutney.
It will make you think, “Can you really see what you look at?”
Directed by: Priyanka Banerjee
Starring: Kajol, Shruti Haasan, Neha Dhupia, Neena Kulkarni, Sandhya Mhatre, Rama Joshi, Mukta Barve, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Yashaswini Dayama
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/2KP0aDTVtFI
Plot: Devi shows the cruel truth of the society, where women safety are grim. In India where women are worshipped as “Devi”, ranks world’s most dangerous country for women and their safety.
The film begins with a group of women from different walks of life living together in a small room. They are all busy with their own errands. A Hindu woman performing prayers (Kajol); a medical student in a lab (Shivani Raghuvanshi); a group of 3 older Marathi women playing cards (Neena Kulkarni, Sandhya Mhatre, Rama Joshi); a career oriented woman in a suit rocking in a chair (Neha Dhupia); a modern girl drinking alcohol (Shruti Haasan); a burqa-clad Muslim woman (Mukta Barve) and a mute girl trying to fix the TV (Yashaswini Dayama).
A few moments later, the doorbell rings which results in arguments among the women about the room being too small to take any more people. While trying to decide who leaves to make space, they all reveal their past of abuse, and who and how old their rapist was to each other. After Jyoti (Kajol) manages to calm them down, she opens the door. The one who enters shocks everyone in the room.
6. Girl in Red
Directed by: Saurabh Varma
Based on: Gutthi the Riddle – short film
Starring: Nandish Singh, Rohit Khurana, Nazia Davison
IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/iFNVHiQk0Cc
Plot: Girl in Red is a gem for all the mystery, thriller lovers out there.
The story revolves around a famous writer struggling with writer’s block (Nandish Singh); a garbage collector who knows too much (Rohit Khurana) and an enigmatic woman in red (Nazia Davison), who suddenly disappeared from the writer’s life.
The short will surely keep you on the edge of your seat.
Directed by: Neeraj Ghaywan
Starring: Shefali Shah, Manish Chaudhary, Kiran Khoje, Raviza Chauhan, Kanika Dang, Pubali Sanyal, Shreedhar Dubey, Chitranjan Tripathi, Suman Mukhopadhyay, Shahnawaz Pradhan
IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/R-Sk7fQGIjE
Plot: Juice is the tight slap to the patriarchal form of society in Indian homes which firmly believes that women should be inside the house handling kids, kitchen and they should adjust.
Manju Singh (Shefali Shah) and her husband (Manish Chaudhary) are hoisting a get-together of families on a really warm night. Where the women are jostling heat inside the kitchen, men are enjoying snacks, drinks and laughs with a cooler for comfort. Between these something completely unexpected happens.
Directed by: Shirish Kunder
Starring: Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte, Neha Sharma, Manu Rishi
IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/b5GGKuK3iEI
Plot: Sapan (Manoj Bajpayee) has a psychology problem. He cannot distinguish between real and imagination. So he consults a psychiatrist Dr. Kalpana (Radhika Apte).
Sapan has fallen in love again! And this time, it’s a beautiful girl called “Kriti”. But is his love real? Probably Dr. Kalpana can help him figure that out. Can she?
Experience the stunning psychology thriller which will surely leave you with the question… “What is real?”
Directed by: Neeraj Pandey
Starring: Manoj Bajpayee, Pooja Chopra
IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Direct Link: https://youtu.be/deMCcGkJsjc
Plot: Ouch is a comedy film, which revolves around a conversation between two married co-workers – Vinay (Manoj Bajpayee) and Priya (Pooja Chopra), who are in a elationship for the last 3 years. The duo who are in extramaritial affair, decide to tell their spouses about their relationship on a specific date, divorce them and move on in life.
Does it happen according to the plan? Anything more said would be a crime.
We hope you will enjoy the above films recommendations.
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