Horror Movies are always popular among Indian audiences.Horror movie includes evil people, old mansion, black magic, darkness, paranormal activities and spiritual powers. The movies are constructed to deal with audience’s night terror and hidden fears. These movies include the characters like zombies, vampire, ghosts, demons, hounds, monsters, supernatural spirits, evil spirits, witch and many other horrible characters. Movienasha compiled a list of Top 10 Bollywood Horror Movies. Numbers here are in any random order and does not suggest the level of greatness in the movie. Please leave comment or feedback if you think differently and have something in mind which you want me to notice.After watching the movies, please mention your personal experiences. Your comments are most welcome!
Top 10 Horror Movies in Bollywood
10. Ek Thi Daayan (2013)
Ek Thi Daayan (English Translation: Once there was a Witch) is an Indian supernatural thriller film directed by Kannan Iyer and produced by Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor, Vishal Bhardwaj, Rekha Bhardwaj. It was released on 19 April 2013 starring Emraan Hashmi, Huma Qureshi, Konkana Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin.It is one of my favorite horror movie which I personally watch. I really like that movie.This movie received mixed reviews from critics and done a good business at the box-office. The music of the movie was composed by Vishal Bhardwaj.
9. Haunted 3D (2011)
Haunted 3D is one of the best Horror movies of Bollywood directed and produced by Vikram Bhatt and Arun Rangachari. It was released on 6 May 2011 starring Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Twinkle Bajpai, Archint Kaur, Arif Zakaria.This film is India’s first stereoscopic 3D horror film. The movie received mixed reviews from the critics but became a hit at the box-office. Vikram Bhatt said that the sequel of this movie is Khamoshiyan (2015).
8. Alone (2015)
Alone is one of the good Indian erotic Horror movies of Bollywood directed by Bhushan Patel and produced by Kumar Mangat, Abhishek Pathak, Pradeep Agarwal, Prashant Sharma. It was released on January 16, 2015, starring Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover, Zakir Hussain. Bipasha Basu does a superb job of both Anjana and Sanjana. She looks very glamorous and sexy in the movie.Karan Singh Grover makes a debut on the big screen.Alone was made with a budget of 18 crores and received 22 crores at the box-office.
7. Raaz Series (2002, 2009,2012)
Raaz (translation: Secret) is one of the best Horror movies directed by Vikram Bhatt and produced by Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt, Kumar S.Taurani, Ramesh S.Taurani. It was released on 2 February 2002 starring Bipasha Basu, Dino Morea, Malini Sharma, Ashutosh Rana.The movie is an adaptation of What Lies Beneath.It was the second highest grossing movie of the year 2002. A sequel to the movie under the title of Raaz: The Mystery Continues was released in 2009, and the third installment of the series named Raaz 3 was released in 2012. Both the three movies were really good to watch and horror movies.
6. Pizza (2014)
Pizza is an Indian Hindi supernatural thriller film directed by Akkineni Akshay and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, Bejoy Nambiar.It was released on July 18, 2014 starring Parvathy Omanakuttan, Akshay Oberoi, Dipannita Sharma. The movie is a remake of Tamil movie Pizza directed by Karthik Subbaraj in 2012. In this story Kunal is a pizza delivery boy stuck in a house which is haunted .Later how he escapes forms the central point of the story. Pizza is one of the good horror movies to watch.
5. Ragini MMS (2011)
Ragini MMS is a Bollywood found footage Horror film directed by Pawan Kripalani and produced by Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor, Amit Kapoor, Sidhartha M. Jain. It was released on May 13, 2011, starring Rajkummar Rao, kainaz Motivala. The movie is inspired by the 2007 American supernatural horror movie Paranormal Activity. It is partially based on the real story of a girl named Deepika from Delhi.The movie took only 25 days to shoot. The movie did a good business at the box-office.
* Ragini MMS 2 (2014)
Ragini MMS 2 is a Bollywood erotic Horror film directed by Bhushan Patel and produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor. It was released on 21 March 2014 starring Sunny Leone, Rahul Sharma, Rajan kamdi, Shantanu Kande, Sahil Prem and many others.The movie is the sequel to the horror movie Ragini MMS (2011).The movie was declared a hit at the box-office. The movie begins where the previous movie ended.Ragini’s MMS sex tape has gone viral, where the MMS was filmed. Parvin Dabas decides to make a movie on haunting and signs an ex-porn star, Sunny leone as the lead actress and decided to shoot the movie in the same house where the MMS was recorded. The movie received a positive response from critics.
4. Darna Mana Hai (2003)
Darna Mana Hai (English: Getting Scared is Forbidden) is an Indian anthology Horror thriller film directed by Prawaal Raman and produced by Ram Gopal Verma.It was released on 25 July 2003 starring Saif Ali Khan, Vivek Oberoi, Nana Patekar, Boman Irani, Sanjay Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Sohail Khan, Antara Mali and many others. The movie consists of six different short stories. It received a good rating by many critics and declared to be a hit at the box-office. It received appreciation for the brilliant performance of the cast from the audiences.
3. Bhoot (2003)
Bhoot (English: Ghost) is an Indian supernatural Horror film directed by Ram Gopal Varma and produced by Nitin Manmohan. It was released on 30 May 2003 starring Ajay Devgan, Urmila Matondkar, Fardeen Khan, Rekha, Nana Patekar, Seema Biswas, Victor Banerjee. It was different from the another movie as it did not contain any songs. The movie was a box-office hit and one of the best supernatural horror movies of Bollywood. The sequel of the movie was released on 12 October 2012 called Bhoot Returns.
* Bhoot Returns (2012)
Bhoot Returns (English: Ghost Returns) is a Bollywood 3D Horror film directed by Ram Gopal Varma and produced by Jitendra Jain. It was released in 2012 starring Manisha Koirala, Madhu Shalini, Alayana Sharma, J.D. Chakravarthy. The movie received to mixed to negative reviews and done an average business. A further sequel Bhoot 3 is in production.
2. 1920 (2008)
1920 is an Indian Horror film directed by Vikram Bhatt and produced by Surendra Sharma, Bhagwati Gabrani, Amita Bishnoi. It was released on 12 September 2008 starring Rajneesh Duggal, Adah Sharma, Anjori Alagh. The movie revolves around a married couple living in a haunted house in the year 1920. The movie declared to be a hit and gained positive reviews from the critics. The movie was dubbed into Telugu as 1920 Gayathri and considered to be one of the good horror movies to watch.
* 1920: Evil Returns (2012)
1920: Evil Returns is a Bollywood Horror film directed by Bhushan Patel, produced and written by Vikram Bhatt. It was released on 2 November 2012 starring Aftab Shivdasani, Tia Bajpai, Vidya Malvade, Sharad Kelkar. The film is a quasi-sequel to a 2008 film 1920. The movie received mixed reviews from the critics and declared to be a hit. It is a must watch movie.The music was composed by Chirantan Bhatt.
1. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Bhool Bhulaiyaa is one of my best-loved comedy Horror movies of Bollywood directed by Priyadarshan and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Kishan Kumar. It was released on 12 October 2007 starring Akshay Kumar, Ameesha Patel, Vidya Balan, Shiney Ahuja, Saksham Sharma, Vineeth, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav. It is the remake of the 1993 Malayalam film, Manichitrathazhu starring Mohanlal. It received generally positive reviews and announced to be a hit. It is a psychological thriller. The music was composed by Pritam and the lyrics were written by Sameer. It is a MUST WATCH MOVIE.
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