Yes, superstar Mohanlal acted in a short film before 10 years. At that time short films are not popular, it was a experimental category. Because of this a small group of people know about this short film. But at that time also Mohanlal was with this movement.
Now it is totally changed the situation, there is no sunset without releasing a short film on YouTube. If you have a digital camera and a team, then there is a short film. You can watch short film here