Online – Short Films and Plays

Harmless  ★★★

Harmless ★★★

A girl, looking for thrills, agrees to be kidnapped in a staged kidnapping. This is nothing but a little harmless crime, or isn't it?
Baalak  ★

Baalak ★

A woman's reaction to an incidence leaves her feeling empty and sad.
Chhoti Si Baat  ★★

Chhoti Si Baat ★★

The short film about a couple tells how a small doubt can create havoc in relationships if left unchecked.
Budh (Awakening)  ★★★½

Budh (Awakening) ★★★½

Awakening of three women from different age-group, religion, society and situation!
Recipe  ★★★

Recipe ★★★

A thriller short telling the story of one night in a live-in couple's life.
Levish  ★★★★½

Levish ★★★★½

A teenage girl in remote village wishes for a pair of jeans.
Rajma  ★★★

Rajma ★★★

A sweet story of a couple who have a together-time only after 3 years of marriage, all thanks to Corona.
Haircut  ★★★

Haircut ★★★

A simple haircut proves to be anything but simple for our simple protagonist! How? Simply watch it to know...
Vacancy  ★★★½

Vacancy ★★★½

Durgesh Kumar from Lucknow is trying his very best to get selected in the interview. What's so special about the vacancy?
Balloon Pinch  ★★★½

Balloon Pinch ★★★½

A contrasting perspective of two individuals affected by similar incidence...
The Deal  ★★½

The Deal ★★½

A girl torn between reality and desires strikes a deal to get what she thought she wanted... What happens next?
Kathakar  ★★★½

Kathakar ★★★½

Prakash followed his passion through his job. Now retired, he searches for meaning in his retirement.
Pencil Box  ★★★★★

Pencil Box ★★★★★

A masterpiece on friendship, love, family and social discrimination.
A Simple Plan  ★★★

A Simple Plan ★★★

An old man 'plans' to nab a young couple who rob people with their 'plan' asking for lift
Soulmate  ★★★

Soulmate ★★★

A dark love story of a live-in couple from Thriller/Horror genre.
Shwet Rakht   ★★★

Shwet Rakht ★★★

A short film on gender inequality which combines two issues through one commonality
Ek Dopahar  ★★★★

Ek Dopahar ★★★★

An amazing short film with Huma and Gauhar in the lead.
Ved and Arya  ★★★

Ved and Arya ★★★

Arya surprise visits her brother on Friday evening. She is looking all lively and casual, but is everything normal?
Adheen  ★★★½

Adheen ★★★½

Family tension, challenges with past, issues in present and a possible future - how does this family copes with all?
Unarranged  ★★★★½

Unarranged ★★★★½

Groom talks with his bride for the first time as he sneaks into her room, as Baarat waits outside!
Ummeed  ★

Ummeed ★

A short film depicting children as a hope for nature and environment conservation.
Wajood  ★★★★

Wajood ★★★★

This award-winning short film explores emotions of transgenders - the most ignored section of society.
The Perfect Match  ★★★½

The Perfect Match ★★★½

A Couple's ship of love and dating hits the iceberg of Indian arrange marriage. what happens next?
Silent Ties  ★★

Silent Ties ★★

A story of brother-sister ties in a little non-conventional setting.
Ambani the Investor  ★★★★

Ambani the Investor ★★★★

Award winning short film about a determined hard working young school-goer...
Mama’s Boys  ★★½

Mama’s Boys ★★½

A modern, naughty take on Mahabharata, with Pandavas, Kunti and Draupadi in the 21st century
Muskaan  ★★★

Muskaan ★★★

Rahul plans a surprise to woo his crush Muskaan, but not everything goes as planned.
Raah  ★★★

Raah ★★★

A guy offers lift to a girl. Catch? She is fascinated with ghosts and, the road is allegedly haunted!
Exchange Offer  ★★★★

Exchange Offer ★★★★

A retired school principal accepts an exchange offer of his old personal computer, bringing several other changes as well.
The Job  ★

The Job ★

A French girl is under pressure to retain her job in India, while suffering from psychological disorders.
Special Day  ★★★

Special Day ★★★

A mother's gift to her son on his birthday is worth much more that it looks to be.
Station Master Phool Kumar ★★★

Station Master Phool Kumar ★★★

Phool Kumar is frustrated when he is transferred from busy station Gorakhpur to a small town Kesupur.
Ghar Ki Murgi ★★★½

Ghar Ki Murgi ★★★½

Seema feels stuck in the thankless ever-ending job of being a housewife... Until she takes a decision...
Bharam  ★★★

Bharam ★★★

A comedy of prejudices starts when Janaki wins a Mercedes but everyone loses with their assessments of other.
Girl in Red / Gutthi  ★★½

Girl in Red / Gutthi ★★½

Lives of a writer, a garbage collector and a girl are intertwined and lead to an atrocious crime.
Khujli  ★★★★½

Khujli ★★★★½

A sweet romantic tale of a couple married for long. Love is not lost between them, neither has...
Ahalya  ★★★★½

Ahalya ★★★★½

A short film filled with suspense and seduction, with a twist to mythological tale of Ahalya.
Glitch  ★★★

Glitch ★★★

A ten year old travels though the time to save his parents' relationship.
The Twist   ★★★

The Twist ★★★

A sweet short of grandma-grandson bonding over dancing 60s Twist!
Golden Crush  ★★★½

Golden Crush ★★★½

A sweet comedy. A young guy is scared out of his wits as his father catches him smoking cigarette.
The Guest  ★★★

The Guest ★★★

A thriller that tells story of a young man asking help from an old lady on a dark lonely night...
Half Full  ★★★½

Half Full ★★★½

Abhay is anxiously waiting for something when a stranger knocks at his door on a rainy night.
Bin Bulaaye  ★★½

Bin Bulaaye ★★½

Award winning short about a daughter longing for her father amidst the challenges that life throws at her.
Kriti  ★★★½

Kriti ★★★½

Manoj Vajpayee and Radhika Apte starrer psychological thriller which keeps audience on edge.
Tindey  ★★★★½

Tindey ★★★★½

A hot and sweet take on extra-marital misadventures of a man in his 40s.
Chutney  ★★★★½

Chutney ★★★★½

A conversation between two neighbors - little sweet, little spicy - just like a Chutney.
Corona Virus  ★★

Corona Virus ★★

A short film depicting a post-apocalyptic world caused by human activities and Corona pandemic.
Juice  ★★★★★

Juice ★★★★★

Winner of two Filmfare awards 2018, Juice is a poignant short film that depicts differential treatment of women in some sections of the society.
Devi  ★★★½

Devi ★★★½

A short film with a strong social message with the high-profile actors ensemble.
Baatein  ★★½

Baatein ★★½

Filmfare nominated short film which tries to deliver a social message.
Purana Pyaar  ★★★★½

Purana Pyaar ★★★★½

A sweet romantic short film about a couple who found each other in the old age, and... ran away together!
Khamakha  ★★★★½

Khamakha ★★★★½

Winner of Filmfare Award 2017, this short film tells story of an encounter of a suave guy and a remarkable girl in a state transport bus.
Laugh  ★★★★

Laugh ★★★★

Short film contrasts three friends spending evening together in pre-mobile and current times, and tries to explore the real meaning of laugh.
Family Business  ★★★★

Family Business ★★★★

A 20-minutes comedy play about a jobless MBA who is being persuaded by his father to join the family business.
Radhesham Lodge  ★★★

Radhesham Lodge ★★★

A short film on a peddler who does some suspicious business in broad daylight. Will he get caught?
Love in December  ★★★★

Love in December ★★★★

A sweet romantic comedy enacted by IIT Bombay students, the play tells the story of Rahul and Tina who meet at Virar railway station.

Live Performances – Plays & Others

Class of ’84

Class of ’84

The play is about a group of eight friends who graduated in 1984, who drifted apart over the years. Seven… ...


Written by Padma Bhushan awardee Shri Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, the epic describes key events of Mahabharata through the character of… ...
Hamlet – The Clown Prince

Hamlet – The Clown Prince

This is another play in the series of clown plays written and directed by Rajat Kapoor. The play involves clowns… ...


The play is a satire on the religion fanatics and the use of religion for political gains. A madman who… ...
Nothing Like Lear

Nothing Like Lear

The performance is one of the ‘clown’ series plays devised by Rajat Kapoor. Borrowing central theme from Shakespearean tragedy ‘King… ...
Macbeth – What is Done is Done

Macbeth – What is Done is Done

This is the third imaginative, comical ‘clown’ theme adaptions of Shakespeare plays. The original tragedy is a story of power,… ...
Ek Mamuli Aadmi

Ek Mamuli Aadmi

The play tells the story of last few years of Ishwar Chand, a retired man, who recently died. When his… ...
Bali aur Shambhu

Bali aur Shambhu

‘Bali aur Shambhu‘ tells story of two roommates in an old-age home. Shambhu who was staying alone in his room… ...
Naha Le Re Bhai

Naha Le Re Bhai

Naha Le Re Bhai is a satire on Indian bureaucracy and judicial system. It is a collection of short scenes,… ...
Sir Sir Sarla

Sir Sir Sarla

Sir Sir Sarla play is about internal conflicts playing in minds of a professor and two of his students. Professor… ...
Bus Tum aur Hum

Bus Tum aur Hum

This is a collection of many individual stand-alone situations (around 17 scenes as per AnkTheatreGroup). The scenes are from day-to-day… ...
The Truth

The Truth

This hilarious, captivating play on extra-marital affairs is originally written by award-winning playwright Florian Zeller. The protagonist, KC, is having… ...
The Father

The Father

Originally a French play written by Florian Zeller, The Father explores the challenges of Andre, the central character who is… ...


The biographical musical play is about the life of Gauhar Jaan, one of the first Indian performers to record music… ...
Shabd Leela

Shabd Leela

An experimental venture, this presentation is part biography, part tribute to award winning novelist, poet and playwright Dr. Dharamvir Bharti.… ...
Ek Mulaqat

Ek Mulaqat

The poetic play Ek Mulaqat (a rendezvous) explores relationship of two eminent authors of the era – Amrita Pritam and… ...
Ek Haan

Ek Haan

The play attempts to explore the philosophy and thoughts of the controversial author Saadat Hasan Manto, one of the most… ...
Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha

Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha

Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha – “I did not mean that” is the dialogue the central characters repeats many times,… ...


The play Kashmakash is a gibe at political hypocrisy and opportunism. The protagonist of the play is an honest poor… ...
Peele Scooter Wala Aadmi

Peele Scooter Wala Aadmi

The play is about Lal, a writer stuck in writer’s block. He is unable to finish his story because of… ...
Shatranj Ke Mohre

Shatranj Ke Mohre

Director by famed Ramesh Talwar in 70s, this is the longest running play of IPTA group. The title loosely translates… ...


This internationally performed play which explores possibilities. Roland the bee keeper, and Marianne the physicist meet at a social gathering,… ...
Ek Aur Dronacharya

Ek Aur Dronacharya

This unsparing, hard-hitting play showcases ground realities of world through events in lives of two teachers across eras. One, the… ...
Salaam Noni Appa

Salaam Noni Appa

Salutations to sister Noni! Noni, the central character of the play is a widow in her sixties or seventies. She… ...
Hamari Neeta Ki Shaadi

Hamari Neeta Ki Shaadi

In a country of festivals – India – the biggest family festival is still a daughter’s wedding. The traditions may… ...
Hai Mera Dil

Hai Mera Dil

This is the longest running play in Hindi theatre history. Adaption of the 1964 movie ‘Send Me No Flowers’, the… ...
Ek Rupiya

Ek Rupiya

When something gets stolen, you report to police, then may be to session court, high court. And when you do… ...
Jis Lahore Nahi Dekhya

Jis Lahore Nahi Dekhya

Setup in 1947, the title of the play states that one’s life is incomplete without experiencing Lahore. Pre-1940 Lahore was… ...
Taj Mahal ka Tender

Taj Mahal ka Tender

A period drama setup in corrupt times, this play is a satire on current bureaucratic system. Emperor Shah Jahan wants… ...
Chinta Chhod Chintamani

Chinta Chhod Chintamani

Written by Vasant Kanetkar, the play revolves around the average middle-class family. Chintamani is the bread-earner of the family and… ...
Jeene Bhi Do Yaaron

Jeene Bhi Do Yaaron

The play begins where many in romantic genres (and sometimes romance too) ends – marriage. This hilarious play explores the… ...
Dance Like a Man

Dance Like a Man

“Dance Like a Man” highlights the conflicts across three generations through the protagonist couple Jairaj and Ratna. Jairaj and Ratna… ...


Dopehri is a novella, written and performed by Pankaj Kapur. This is a story-telling session. The story takes the audience… ...




Much more than a venue, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is a premier cultural institution of the country.… ...
Prithvi Theatre

Prithvi Theatre

A landmark, Prithvi needs no introduction to Mumbai Theatre fans. The renowned groups like IPTA, Ansh perform here regularly and… ...
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