Shorts, the free-to-view short film channel from the ShortsTV network, has announced ‘Bombay Mix’, a new regular two-hour show showcasing the hottest Indian and South Asian short films.
Available to watch on Samsung Smart TVs and select Galaxy mobiles and tablets in the UK, ’Bombay Mix’ will air every Saturday night at 10 p.m., repeated on Sundays at midnight, on Shorts, featuring a curated selection of award-winning short films from across South Asia and India.
Uniquely tailored to the UK market, the exciting lineup includes hit Indian drama Chutney, starring multi award-winning actor Adil Hussain (Life of Pi, Star Trek Discovery), dark comedy Ouch, featuring Manoj Bajpayee (The Family Man), poignant short The Other Way, directed by acclaimed Bollywood director Imtiaz Ali, and Chhuri, the powerful love-triangle drama produced by, and featuring, Anurag Kashyap (director of Netflix’s Sacred Games).
“For the first time, Shorts is bringing UK audiences a sizzling taste of the hottest shorts coming out of Bollywood. What’s emerging from this ‘new Bollywood’ is truly revolutionary: big South Asian stars in ground-breaking short stories, expanding their range and their ability to reach a global audience,” said ShortsTV CEO and founder, Carter Pilcher. “Whether you’re an in-the-know fan of Asian cinema or new to Bollywood, kick off your Saturday with ‘Bombay Mix’ on Shorts.”