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Quarter (short film)

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Directed byNavjyot Bandiwadekar
Produced byNavjyot Bandiwadekar
Sandeep Kale
Written byAalap Bhagwat
Screenplay byNavjyot Bandiwadekar
Sameer Samant
Story byAalap Bhagwat
StarringGirija Oak
Music byVivian Richard
CinematographyYash Khanna
Edited byAshish Mhatre
Apurva Motiwale
Navigns Studio
Running time
15 minutes

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Quarter is an Indian Short film directed by Navjyot Bandiwadekar and produced Navigns Studio. Bollywood actress Girija Oak Godbole plays the lead role and makes her Short film Debut.[1] The film was premiered at 71st Cannes film Festival - Court Métrage Short Film Corner and was later showcased at more than 12 different International Film festivals, winning numerous accolades. The film was digitally released worldwide on 10th April 2020.


Ashwini a young middle-aged Indian woman comes home after being declared as an addict in the midst of Diwali celebrations, where Diwali is touted as celebration of triumph of good over evil. What is this addiction? Does she cope with it? The story unfolds to see if Ashwini is able to conquer her evil or if she falls prey to it.[2][3]

Trailer launch[edit]

On 10 March 2018, the poster and the trailer of the film Quarter was launched in a grand event attended in the presence of many the Indian media and prominent film industry people.[4] Quarter was the first short film in India to launch a poster and trailer in such a grand level, something which is only done for the feature films in the Indian Film industry.[5]

Technical details[edit]

The format is digital. Running time is 15.00 minutes. The film was shot on Alexa XT camera. The Digital Intermediate of the film was done in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The music was mastered by Bohemi Junction Limited, UK ( Abbys Road mastering)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Film Category Result Names
2018 Maverick Movie Awards Quarter Best screenplay Won[6] Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Aalap Bhagwat, Sameer Samant
2018 Maverick Movie Awards Quarter Best Short film Nominated[6] Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Namrata Bandiwadekar
2018 Maverick Movie Awards Quarter Best Director Nominated[6] Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Aalap Bhagwat, Sameer Samant
2018 Maverick Movie Awards Quarter Best Actress Nominated[6] Girija Oak
2018 Maverick Movie Awards Quarter Best Cinematography Nominated[6] Yash Khanna
2018 Maverick Movie Awards Quarter Best Editing Nominated[6] Ashish Mhatre, Apurva Motiwale-Sahai
2018 Maverick Movie Awards Quarter Best Sound Nominated[6] Anmol Bhave
2018 Maverick Movie Awards Quarter Best Music Nominated[6] Vivian Richard
2018 California Films Awards Quarter Best Short Film Won[7] Diamond Award, Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Namrata Bandiwadekar
2018 London Lift-off Film Festival Quarter Best Short film Nominated[8] Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Namrata Bandiwadekar
2018 European Cinematography Award Quarter Best Director Won[9] Navjyot Bandiwadekar
2018 European Cinematography Award Quarter Best Actress Won[9] Girija Oak
2018 European Cinematography Award Quarter Best Cinematography Won[9] Yash Khanna


Cinestaan gave 3/5 stars ratings to the film while commending the performance of Girija Oak.[10] According to the review by Indie Shorts Mag, addiction couldn’t have found a better voice than ‘Quarter‘![11] It gave the film 3.5/5 stars ratings. Veteran Bollywood reporter Mr. Jyoti Venkateshgave the film 3 stars ratings. In the review he said "In the days of enforced lockdown when you would not be lucky to lay your hands of a quarter, definitely it is an effort worth watching."[12]


  1. "Girija Oak makes a short film debut". The Times of India.
  2. https://www.cinestaan.com/reviews/quarter-36962
  3. https://www.indieshortsmag.com/reviews/2018/08/addiction-couldnt-have-found-a-better-voice-than-quarter/
  4. "Quarter: Teaser launch". photogallery.indiatimes.com.
  5. Editorial, M. M. W. (March 13, 2018). "Poster and trailer launch of Marathi short film 'Quarter'".
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 "2018 Maverick Movie Awards & Nominations!". MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS: Where moviemakers honor moviemakers from all over the world!.
  7. . August 20, 2020 https://web.archive.org/web/20200820111609/http://calfilmawards.com/index.php/awards-side/2018-winners.html. Archived from the original on 2020-08-20. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. "London Lift-Off Film Festival 2018 - Shorts Programme 1". Lift-Off Global Network.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 "WINNERS – May 2018 | European Cinematography AWARDS".
  10. https://www.cinestaan.com/reviews/quarter-36962
  11. Addiction Couldn’t Have Found A Better Voice Than ‘Quarter‘!
  12. https://bollyy.com/review-quarter-marathi-short-film/

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