12 Must Watch Short Films on YouTube

Short films are steadily attracting more audiences as the Internet’s impact grows, and they have become a common platform for storytellers. These must watch short films are made with the desire to tell an interesting story in less than half the time and with a fraction of the budget.

We, audiences have always found films to be a great source of entertainment. Many films are available to watch online via YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, MX Player, and Netflix. Aside from these, there are must watch short films that have mastered the art of telling a story in a short amount of time.

Here, we have a list of 12 Must Watch Short Films on YouTube-

Tenth Race

For Newton, Pankaj Tripathi is the proud winner of the National Film Awards 2018. This thrilling must watch short film involves four men as they work together to commit the perfect crime. Will they be successful? You’ll have to keep an eye on it to find out. This must watch short film is directed by Gaurav Mishra.

Star Cast – Pankaj Tripathi, Rahul Bagga, Ulhas Tayade & Chandrakant Giri


Ouch is a great tit-for-tat story directed by Neeraj Pandey. Manoj Bajpayee performs the role of a married man who is so obsessed with his girl that he is willing to sacrifice his family in order to be with her (Pooja Chopra). But he has no idea what a trip to the hotel would bring. Do you want to learn more? Start watching right now… Just saying, you’ll adore his priceless expressions!

Star Cast – Pooja Chopra and Manoj Bajpayee


What started as a happy marriage quickly transformed into a riot. A wife who discovered her husband’s extramarital affair requested the support of a friend to deal with the situation. But do you think she made the right decision in having her faith in a neighbor, or should she have confronted her husband instead? Watch this must watch short film to find out the answer.

Star Cast – Diganta Hazarika and Anupriya Goenka


Aman Dahiya, a filmmaker, understands how to create and maintain suspense. A couple walks from the beach to a pub, then to the girl’s place. They begin to live together, love and protect each other, but there is a surprise waiting for you at the end of this must watch short film. Go ahead and start watching!

Star Cast – Saba Azad, Naveen Kasturia and Jagdish Mishra


A young woman, who has also survived an acid attack, is about to begin her first day of job. When everyone is busy criticizing her, she is helped by a lonely Parsi widow. They are eventually brought together by destiny. Having a friend can be extremely beneficial, as this must watch short film shows us.

Start Cast – Shabana Azmi and Anmol Rodriguez


What if a father finds a sex toy in his child’s room? In your mind, you’re probably picturing a lot of drama and screaming, but it seems that father Girdharilal and mother Roopmati has other ideas. Prepare yourself for an emotional ride while watching this must watch short film.

Star Cast – Jackie Shroff, Neena Gupta, Archak Chhabra and Rani Patwar

Nayantara’s Necklace

Two very different women’s lives, intertwine in unexpected ways that none of them could have imagined. This must watch shot film is directed by Jaydeep Sarkar. They get a proper view of the fabric of busy metro cities. By the time it’s over, you’ll have a chill down your spine.

Star Cast – Konkona Sen and Tillotama Shome

That Day After Everyday

This short film is directed by Anurag Kashyap under the banner of Large Short Films and starring Radhika Apte in the lead role, tackles the topic of eve teasing and molestation. Anurag Kashyap, who is known for narrating the gritty realities of modern life, gives the audience a lot of grey characters. This must watch short film, written by Nitin Bharadwaj, will keep you glued to your seat till the end.

Star Cast – Radhika Apte, Sandhya Mridul, Arannya Kaur, Geetanjali Thapa, Mahesh Balraj, Akash Sinha Alok Pandey as Road Side Romeo and Ravi Choudhary


What would a housewife from Ghaziabad do if she discovers that a younger woman is wooing her husband? LargeShortFilms’ this must watch short film can make you feel a little uneasy. P.S. After watching Chutney, you’ll start paying attention to what you eat.

Star Cast – Tisca Chopra, Rasika Dugal, Sumit Gulati, Aakash Bhardwaj, Devesh Ranjan,
Adil Hussain and Shashi Shekhar


Sujoy Ghosh’s thriller, features seduction, betrayal, and lust with bad friends. A police officer searches an elderly man’s home for details about a missing person. Radhika Apte, who plays his wife, is almost half her husband’s age and extremely beautiful. Things are not as they seem, and he is about to learn just how complicated his situation is. Are you ready to witness this must watch short film?

Star Cast – Radhika Apte, Soumitra Chatterjee, Ayushman Mitra, and Tota Roy Chowdhury

The Thought of You

On a double dinner date, four friends are having a good time until one of the couples ends up leaving the group on a sour note. The girl is in the driver’s seat, and the husband convinces her that he isn’t having an affair, but then the shocking truth comes out, and the rest is history.

Star Cast – Kalki Koechlin, Monica Sharma Dogra  and Gulshan Devaiah


Have you ever imagined what the future would be like if robots began to work for us, and perhaps, replaced us? Anukul, a film by Satyajit Ray and Sujoy Ghosh present a world created by lifelike robots. A curious intelligent robot is brought home by a man. He reads from his master and learns from him, but was he a contract worth keeping? Watch this must watch short film to find out.

Star Cast – Parambrata Chatterjee, Saurabh Shukla, Kanchan Mullick, Kharaj Mukherjee, Barun Chanda, Ekavali Khanna and Dr. Ranjan Raychowdhury

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