Vidya Balan-starrer ‘Natkhat’ film in the race for Oscars 2021 in Best Short Film category

Vidya Balan-starrer ‘Natkhat’ film in the race for Oscars 2021 in Best Short Film category

Natkhat is among the three Indian short movies that are focusing on a selection at the Oscars 2021 in the Best Short Film class. Vidya Balan assumes the lead job in Natkhat.

Agood news for Indian cinephiles. Vidya Balan’s short film Natkhat is among the Indian movies that are in the race for Oscars 2021 in the Best Short Film (Live Action) class. Vidya has played the lead in the film, but at the same time is one of the makers. She made her creation debut with Natkhat a year ago. Coordinated by Shaan Vyas, the 33-minute film was debuted at Tribeca’s We Are One: A Global Film Festival. It even figured out how to win the German Star of India Award at the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart.


The producers of Natkhat are eager to speak to India at the Oscars stage. The authority Twitter handle of RSVP Movies, one of the makers of the film, stated, “We made #Natkhat “to reach every corner of the earth and tell the world that change begins at home.” Elated to be in the race for the Oscars 2021 short film category! (sic).”


Pulling for all the Indian short movies in the Oscars race, Priyanka Chopra took to web-based media to show her help. She likewise shared a banner of Vidya Balan’s Natkhat. Vidya expressed gratitude toward Priyanka and stated, “Yoohoo Thank you so much @priyankachopra (sic).”

The other Indian short movies that are in the race for Oscars incorporate Keith Gomes’ Shameless and Tushar Tyagi’s Saving Chintu. Saurav Vishnu’s Tailing Pond is focusing on assignments in the narrative short subject class.


Natkhat rotates around a mother, played by Vidya Balan, who attempts to show her child a thing or two about man controlled society and sexism common around them. The whole story unfurls through a cute mother-child relationship. In the 33-minute short film, a mother is appeared to assimilate the estimations of sexual orientation fairness into her child when she sees that he has begun inclining towards male centric standards simply like different men in the family. The film accentuates on the worth that ‘change starts at home’.

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