Neeraj Pandey’s short film ‘Ouch’ starring Manoj Bajpayee and Pooja Chopra has impressed the fans a lot. The film was recently released at the 18th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival and received a thunderous response from the audience. The movie garnered a lot of appreciation on social media after Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films uploaded it on YouTube.
This has been another short film from the arsenal of the actor Manoj Bajpayee. The actor, who earlier worked in Shirish Kunder’s suspense thriller ‘Kriti‘ left the audience spell-bound. His performance was top notch and he portrayed his character with grace. Similarly, in his latest film ‘Ouch’, the actor gave a power-packed performance. This is the first time that Manoj Bajpayee is paired opposite to Miss India Pooja Chopra. The short film dwells on the characters Priya and Vinay, who have been in a steady relationship since three years. ‘Ouch’ is a satirical black comedy piece where both the leads are troubled with their respective marriages.
Pooja and Manoj work together and are in love with each. Both are married to Rakesh and Anjali respectively. However, they both decide to divorce their respective partners. What happens next, unfolds in the short film. Manoj Bajpayee’s gripping performance perfectly matched with the tempo of the story. The characters look real and the situation is well relatable. In the story, both decide to confess the truth to their respective partners. While Manoj (Vinay) tells his wife, Pooja (Priya) backs out of the plan and what happens next is hilarious.
Earlier, Radhika Apte, Manoj Bajpayee and Neha Sharma starrer short film ‘Kriti’ got appreciation from the audience for its intriguing plot. The movie is already getting a thunderous response from the audience. The fans are in for a delight with the gripping story line and top notch acting of the trio.
Within a span of few months, Manoj Bajpayee has established himself as the king of short films. His performances have displayed different layers of feelings and human emotions. Even in the case of his short film, Kriti, Manoj Bajapayee brings sentiments alive through his roles.