Not everybody believes in spirits and ghosts, but Bollywood has given us some of the best horror movies that made us believe in those things with spooky characters, direction, story and the sound effects. Some horror Bollywood movies have literally given us goosebumps. Here is a list of top 10 horror Bollywood films that you should watch.
The Horror story is aBollywoodd dramatic horror film directed by Vikram Bhatt starring Ravish Desai and Hasan Zaidi, and Karan Kundra debuted with this film released in 2013. This movie is about friends where they decided to give a farewell to one of their friends as he was leaving for abroad, they went to some haunted hotel that had a tragic story behind it and that farewell changed their lives completely.
Raaz was released in 2002, directed by Vikram Bhatt, starring Bipasha Basu and Dino Morea. This film was inspired by “ what lies in beneath”. Bipasha (Sanjana) and Dino( Aditya) they both were facing a lot of problems in their married life so they decided to solve them by going on a vacation, but the hotel that they went in, was scary there was a ghost constantly scaring them but later Sanjana realised that ghost has some relation with her husband. This movie did great at the box office and is considered one of the scariest movies of Bollywood.
Raat was released in 1992, directed by Ram Gopal Verma, starring Revathi playing the lead role in the movie. Manisha Sharma ( Revathi) she moved with her family to new place , one fine day she was riding bicycle with her friend named Deepak where his bicycle tyre got deflated so he asked her to wait till he calls for some help and when he returned he saw her in a completely different state with red eyes and weeping, she also snapped at the neck of her best friend Rashi and later she attacked her father and Deepak so her parents decided to take them to a Psychiatrist her mom realized later that she is possessed with someone’s spirit . This movie did great at the box office.
Veerana was released in 1998 directed by Rams brothers. This movie revolves around possessions, spirits, and tantriks this movie has everything that one asks for a Horror film or what one expects from a horror film. This movie is about where a young girl is possessed with some spirit since her child and wanders around in search of some blood by killing them and seducing them, directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay, the music in the movie by Bappi Lahiri give the movie a powerful impact.
Shappit was released in 2010 starring Aditya Narayan, who started his carrier with this movie, along with Shweta Agarwal. This movie was based on a curse that the heroine of the movie was possessed with, that if she marries with any guy, that will lead to her death. Aditya was awarded the best debutant award because of his brilliant performance.
How different our life would be if we could see everything happening in our lives beforehand, imagine that situation like seeing everything happening in your life crystal clear on a television. 13b was based on this concept released in 2009. where Manohar ( R. MADHAVAN ) shifted to a new house and his family used to a watch a serial every day and later than he realised that everything in his life was going as the same story in the serial that freaked him out, as serial was taking a bad turn, and he realised the same situation was going to happen with him and his family . This movie did great at the box office.
This movie was released in 2003, directed by Ram Gopal Verma, starring Ajay Devgn and Urmila Matondkar as the lead role actors. This movie was based on story where Ajay Devgan(Vishal) and Urmila(Swati) moves into a new house , where Swati heard about the unusual stories about the house, that freaked her out however Vishal did not believe on those stories, after that some unusual events took place in the building, because of the direction of the film Ram Gopal Verma received the best director award, and Urmila received the Filmfare award for the best actress.
Ragini MMS was released in 2011 directed by Pawan Kripalni the story of the film is from inspired one of the Amercian horror films “ Paranormal Activity” and produced by Ekta Kapoor, starring Kainz Motivala (RAGINI) AND RAJKUMAR RAO AS UDAY.T his movie was just shot in like 25 days. This movie did great at the box office.
Mahal was released in 2009 starring Dev Anand, Asha Parekh, and Farida Jalal. This movie is based on Incarnation, where Shankar moves into a mansion where he saw a lady singing he followed her voice and he realised there was a photo in the mansion where a man in the photo resembled him than he fell in the trap of this tragic love story, as the lady ghost in the mansion that he saw as she thought of him as her lover, this movie did great at the box office and is still considered as one of the most horror films as old movies never gets old .
Ek Thi Daayan
Ek Thi Daayan directed by Kannan Iyer was released in 2013 starring Emraan Hashmi, Huma Qureshi, Konkona Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin. Bejoy (Emraan) he played a role of a famous magician in the movie he had a beautiful girlfriend Tamara (Huma), they were happy together but still, his life was falling apart as he had hallucinations about his dead sister Misha, this movie collected decent amount at the box office.