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Best Nepali Short Films on YouTube That You Can Watch For Free

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Best Nepali Short Films on YouTube That You Can Watch For Free

Short films have become quite a rage among cinema-lovers across the world in the past few years.

Amid the ongoing pandemic, because of the lack of means to shoot and ‘stay at home’ situation, short films emerged as the most popular way for actors and directors to fulfill their creative urges and enthrall the audience.

Now, with ample time on hand, there are some amazing Nepali short films available on YouTube for free to watch.


These short films can help you escape reality in moments of distress.

15 Best Award-Winning Nepali Short Films to Lose Yourself In:

1) Babu

Logline: A fable about the struggles and sufferings of a school-going child who tries to help his family recover from the 2015-earthquake while his father flies to a foreign country for work.

  • Director: Eelum Mani Dixit
  • Release date: April 1, 2020
  • Length: 25 minutes

2) Chyanti

Logline: Ram joins the Moist force during the ten-year-long civil war hoping that the Maoist revolution makes their lives better. After three years, he returns home to celebrate Dashain, only to realize that he must trade Chyanti, the family goat beloved by his daughter Sani, to feed his family and send his daughter to school.

  • Director: Veemsen Lama
  • Release date: April 14, 2018
  • Length: 18 minutes

3) Nifty

Logline: A love story that shows how various stages of a relationship can obliviously impact more than just the people involved, through a fish’s perspective.

  • Director: Aneel Neupane
  • Release date: October 31, 2018
  • Length: 15 minutes

4) Savitri

Logline: A tale of a married woman who got smitten by her colleague and struggles to overcome her feelings towards him.

  • Director: Sujit Bidari
  • Release date: April 6, 2020
  • Length: 13 minutes

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5) In Transm15sion

Logline: A factory worker’s life changes after finding an antique TV that broadcasts programs 15 minutes ahead of actual time, allowing him to see into the future.

  • Director: Drishti Bagdas
  • Release date: April 26, 2018
  • Length: 24 minutes

Some Other Outstanding Nepali Short Films Worth Watching:

  1. GHERO: Rajendra Adhikari, Titash KC, Bijay Raj Adhikari
  2. Maya’s Husk Husband (भुसको लोग्ने)
  3. CHHAL
  4. Sautini Aama
  5. अस्तित्व (Existence)
  6. Fun Park Film by Akki Sharma
  7. Neema
  8. Maya
  9. RUPEES 500 by Veemsen Lama
  10. SAPANA

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