10 Best Short Films to Watch on Disney+ Hotstar in 2022

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You can binge-watch a full-length movie or a few episodes of your favourite web series after a long day at work in about 2-3 hours. But do you know what else you can do under two hours? You can finish the entire list of short films on Disney+ Hotstar. For all those who want entertainment in small doses, here is a list of 10 Best Short Films to watch on Disney Hotstar.

10 Best Short Films to watch on Disney Hotstar

1. ANTIM PAATH

Best Short Movies: ANTIM PAATH

The story takes place in a future in which a new language is about to replace Hindi, which is on the point of extinction. Unaware of this development, a young kid enters his Hindi class in the thick of the commotion, only to discover that it is his final lesson. The main plot of the narrative revolves around how the student handles the knowledge that his “mother tongue” is dying and how he comes to understand the value of that language.

  • Cast: Manuv Mehra, Tapasya Dasgupta, and Abhi Chauhan.
  • Duration: 21-minute 
  • IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

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2. Dum Dum Deega Deega 

Dum Dum Deega Deega  is a honour-winning Best Short Movie

The honour-winning best short film tells the tale of 10-year-old Ajju (Naman Jain), a youngster who defies his destiny as a beggar at a traffic light. The young boy vows to make a permanent change in his life even though his alcoholic father is determined to force his adopted kid into begging.




Despite his meagre means, he is able to secure employment that allows him to earn more than he and his father had anticipated. These changes eventually cause both him and his alcoholic father to have a new outlook on life. It is considered among the Best Short Films.

  • Cast: Naman Jain, Mukesh Bhatt, Princy Sudhakaran
  • Duration: 15 min
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

3. 7 Days in Hell (2015)

7 Days in Hell (2015) is a fictional movie

The fictional lives of tennis champion Aaron Williams (Andy Samberg) and Charles Poole (Kit Harrington) are followed in this sports mockumentary, as well as their historic seven-day tennis tournament. Serena Williams, Karen Gillan, Lena Dunham, Will Forte, June Squibb, Michael Sheen, Howie Mendel, Fred Armisen, David Copperfield, and John McEnroe all make appearances in the funny 45-minute film which is narrated by Jon Hamm.

  • Cast: Andy Samberg, Kit Harington, Fred Armisen, Will Forte and others
  • Duration: 45-minute 
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

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4. JUSTAJU–THE LONGING

JUSTAJU–THE LONGING

The protagonist of the story is a lone elderly guy who has given up all hope and now believes that his existence has no purpose. However, as he wanders aimlessly from one end of the city to the other, his perspective is eternally altered by the many people and their experiences.

Prakash Jha plays the lead in this Mudassar Mashalkar-directed 30-minute short film, which also stars Sarika, Shishir Sharma, Omkar Das Manikpuri, Aayushi Lahri, and Myraa Malik, to mention a few.

  • Cast: Sarika Thakur, Shishir Sharma, Omkar Das Manikpuri and others
  • Duration: 30-minute
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1/10




5. Itwaar

Itwaar short film illustrates that there is always a glimmer of hope.

This short film illustrates that there is always a glimmer of hope and that our mental state determines how we perceive the environment. Veteran actor Kumud Mishra portrays the film’s protagonist, who goes on a never-ending rant over anything and everything, including dogs barking outside, the oppressive heat, and a kid who is locked in his room.

The good news is that this entirely alters his temperament, and everything that had previously annoyed him now makes him happy and cheery.

  • Cast: Kumud Mishra, Lubna Salim, Harshit Sidwani
  • Duration: 15 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

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6. BEYOND FAILING

BEYOND FAILING

The narrative centres on a student who performs below-averagely academically and is afraid to face her father’s criticism of her passion for dancing. But with a stranger’s support, she gathers the strength to follow her passion and rediscovers her life’s meaning.

  • Cast: Shishir Sharma, Surbhi Kakar and Sharain Khanduja
  • Duration: 33-minute 

7. DETOUR

Detour is a 10-minute short film

This 10-minute short film, starring Sayani Gupta and Vikrant Massey, follows the journey of two strangers who meet in the middle of the night and develop a friendship during a shared cab ride. They discover they have more in common than either of them could have anticipated as the plot develops, and they gradually begin to open up to one another about their individual lives, issues, and ideas.

  • Cast: Jason Jones, Natalie Zea, Ashley Gerasimovich, Liam Carroll
  • Duration: 10-minute 
  • IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

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8. Chaipatti

Chaipatti: short film

When we are with friends and in the urge to do something different, we all want that rush of adrenaline. One such compelling tale is Chaipatti, in which three friends with very different personalities start an experiment to summon a ghost using a book.

The short film’s original take on the horror-comedy subgenre makes it a must-see. The 10-minute short is full of fun conversation and exchanges between the heroes, who ultimately meet a fatal conclusion, even though there are some terrifying moments. It is considered among the Best Short Films.

  • Cast: udhanshu Rai, Shobhit Sujay, Abhishek Sonpaliya, and Priyanka Sarkar
  • Duration: 10-minute
  • IMDb Rating: 8.8/10

9. SANYOG

Sanyog is a 19-minute criminal thriller movie

Sanyog is a 19-minute criminal thriller that tells the simultaneous stories of three different characters—a sex worker, a young girl held captive, and a war veteran—all of whom are related by the rooms in which they are set. The movie is directed by Aly Rana.

  • Cast: Sagar Ramaiya, Trimala Adhikari, Hitesh Arora, Surabhi Mallick, and Yashpal Sharma
  • Duration: 20 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 4.1/5




10. Station Master Phool Kumar

Station Master Phool Kumar

Veteran actor Namit Das, who lives alone as the station master of a small railroad station in Kesupur, has performed the title character. Asha, a woman who is constantly observed sitting on a bench but never looks around to even acknowledge Phool Kumar’s presence, breaks up his monotony. It is considered among the Best Short Films.

  • Cast: Ambar Chakravarty, Ambar Chakravarty, Namit Das, Annsh Shekhawat, Rajkumar Kanojia.
  • Duration: 15 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 8.8/10




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