Kriti To Devi – 5 Indian Short Films That Deserve Your Attention Right Now

Kriti, Devi and more – Take a look at the 5 best short films worth watching (Photo credit: IMDb)

Amidst all the hype around big movies and shows, even across multiple OTT platforms, it’s quite possible that the shorts will go unnoticed. There are some brilliant shorts that don’t get enough coverage compared to other big movies. That being said, here are some of the Indian shorts that will be the best use of your time!

Old monk

It is one of the best rums in India and loved by millions of drinkers. Old Monk is suitable for everyone from Mass to the classroom and has made life easier for so many. So a group of filmmakers decided on a film on the theme of Friendship and Old Monk. The short film starring Sanjay Mishra and Jeetu Shastri recognizes the spirit of Old Monk and the way he has forged many long-standing friendships.


Shirish Kunder’s psychological thriller stays true to its description. In the film, Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte and Neha Sharma play the main characters. The casting is enough to get you to watch this amazing thriller.


The short film is one of the most well-known names on this list. The film has a stellar cast which includes Bollywood mainstays like Kajol. The film follows the story of 13 women recounting their stories of sexual violence and rape. It is a revelation in a real sense because it makes one think about the banality of these atrocities in our society.

Last train to Mahakali

The thriller film written and directed by Anurag Kashyap was released in 1999. Kay Kay Menon and Nivedita Bhattacharya won the Special Jury Prize at the 8th Annual Star Screen Awards. It was also screened at an event organized by Films Anonymous in Hyderabad. More than the story, the shooting style was very popular.


Shaan Vyas’ director short stars Vidya Balan as a mother educating her young son on gender equality. The film premiered on YouTube as part of the We Are One: A Global Film Festival.

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