The millenials are a busy lot and spending 3 hours in the movie theatre are soon becoming a passé. Short films are a rage this season, thanks to the advent of internet and Youtube channels. Jio and Filmfare thus decided to award the best short films of 2017. These short movies speak a lot about the present days and the issues that bother us.
The winners of the JIO Filmfare Short Films Award 2018 were announced on 8th January 2018 at a Facebook Live event. An eminent panelist of jury which comprised of filmmakers like Karan Johar, Nikhil Advani, Onir, Nitesh Tiwari, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Shakun Batra decided on the winners after an exhaustive 3 months.
Neeraj Ghaywan has already received many praises and acclamations for his short film Juice across the social media and viewers for the strong subject which the movie deals with. Whereas Jackie Shroff’s flamboyant acting prowess has been beautifully explored in the comical drama, Khujli. If you are getting impatient about the list of the winners, we will not hold you back. Here are the winners, who created a huge impact on the audience even though they are short and crisp.
Best Actor (Male)
Jackie Shroff in Khujli
Best Actor (Female)
Best Film popular
The second edition of the Filmfare Award has seen an amazing growth and this year it has seen more than 2000 participants and the award is a gesture strong enough, how important and relevant short films are in today’s scenario.