Natkhat Indian short film starring and co-produced by Vidya Balan, directed by Shaan Vyas and written by Vyas and Annukampa Harsh, has won the top prize at the 3rd edition of Best Of India Short Film Festival 2020. By winning the Short Film festival, the film has become eligible for 2021 Oscar qualification.
The short film also won cash prize money of $2,500 (approximately Rupees 1,85,497) and an opportunity for a television broadcast deal on ShortsTV. The Best of India Festival has been established by ShortsTV since 2018 to honour and recognize the exceptional work of the Indian (India) filmmaker. Natkhat short film eligible for Oscar nomination Natkhat short film eligible for Oscar nomination