100+ Bollywood Horror Movies | Hindi Horror Movie | Bollywood Ghost Movies AKA Bhoot Films

Hello friends here we will try to cover notable Best Hindi Horror Movies or you can say Horror Movies by Bollywood which is called ‘Bhut Films‘ or ‘Bhoot Movies‘ by common people.

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Whenever you think about a Bollywood horror flick and what strikes a chord is a Ramsay Brother film with a Purani Haveli, Ramu kaka, squeaking entryways, and terrible ugly looking monster who enjoy watching girls taking shower before killing them.

The designs and outfits are terrible to such an extent, that they’re entertaining, not scary.

Though, while a few films have spoilt the notoriety of Best Hindi Horror Movies however that doesn’t imply that Bollywood has never created any good horror movie all these years.

However, to save the audacity of horror-thriller movies we will avoid adding Horror-Comedy genre movies in this list compiled. We will try to embed the movie trailer as well if they are available on YouTube’s official channels.

Here’s a collection of Best Hindi Horror Movies released over all these years. Some of them provide good thriller experience and some of them are scary as well.

Most of these bollywood horror movies watch online here for FREE!

Bollywood Horror Movies 2020

Ghost Stories (2020)

This movie was released on Netflix. It is a collection of four short film segments directed by Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Anurag Kashyap.

Actors Mrunal Thakur, Avinash Tiwary, Janhvi Kapoor, Raghuvir Yadav, Sobhita Dhulipala, Vijay Varma and Pavail Gulati played various parts in this movie.

IMDb Rating: 4.3/10
Release Date: 01 January 2020

Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship (2020)

It depends on a genuine mishap that occurred in Mumbai, about the MV Wisdom occurrence, and recounts to the tale of an official who needs to move a deserted yet spooky ship lying static on Juhu seashore.

The film shines in various parts with rich VFX effects and an amazing performance by the lead character played by Vicky Kaushal along with Bhumi Pednekar and Ashutosh Rana.

IMDb Rating: 5.5/10
Release Date: 21 February 2020

Haunted Hills (2020)

The films stars Zuber K. Khan and Diana Khan in the lead roles and written and directed by Sanjeev Kumar Rajput.

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
Release Date: 28 February 2020

Bollywood Horror Movies 2019

Ghost (2019)

The movie is directed by Vikram Bhatt which revolves around the plot where a Politician of Indian origin in UK accused of murder of his wife but he tells his lawyer that the murder is committed by a spirit.

This film features Sanaya Irani and Shivam Bhaargava in the lead roles.

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
Release Date: 18 October 2019

Bollywood Horror Movies 2018

1921 (2018)

The film sets in 1920s England, where a pianist enlists the help of a ghost whisperer to cleanse the unclean spirit that is haunting him.

This film stars Zareen Khan & Karan Kundra and directed by Vikram Bhatt.

IMDb Rating: 4.4/10
Release Date: 12 January 2018

Pari (2018)

Pari is an otherworldly Horror movie in which a man endeavors to help a lady named Ruksana, a maltreatment casualty, who he discovered tied up in a cabin.

The lead role is played by Anushka Sharma and film directed by Prosit Roy. This film got mixed reviews from critics but everyone appreciate the performance of Anushka Sharma

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Release Date: 02 March 2018

Tumbbad (2018)

This is one of the finest movie Bollywood has ever produced in this genre. If anyone ask you to recommend ‘Best Bollywood Horror Movie’ then you should named ‘Tumbbad’ as your first recommendation.

Tumbbad is directed by Rahi Anil Barve and lead role played by Sohum Shah who is also the producer of the film.

Movie is very beautifully shot and a well thought out film which is a psychological horror film with strong visuals and metaphors.

The film received eight nominations at the 64th Filmfare Awards winning three for Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, and Best Sound Design.

IMDb Rating: 8.3/10
Release Date: 12 October 2018

Lupt (2018)

Lupt is directed by Prabhuraj and stars Javed Jaffrey, Niki Aneja Walia, and Vijay Raaz in lead roles. The film is a copy of the 2003 movie Dead End.

The story revolves around Harsh who is a powerful businessman and his family. Once they go on a family vacation and starts dying one after another by some supernatural force due to some past sin committed by Harsh.

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
Release Date: 02 November 2018

Bollywood Horror Movies 2017

The Final Exit (2017)

This film stars Kunaal Roy Kapur in the lead role who plays the role of a guy who begins to hallucinate and is seeing things which are not for real.

He tries to decode those hallucinations but things get worst when he tries to shoot those things through his camera.

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
Release Date: 22 September 2017

Sheitaan (2017)

This film also known as Raaz E Sheitaan created a huge controversy among Muslim community, including in Britain for the content of the film.

Sheitaan based on a real story about a claimed murder of a child by his father and some real life jinn possession related incidents.

IMDb Rating: 4.7/10
Release Date: 13 October 2017

Dobaara: See Your Evil (2017)

Its an adaption of Hollywood movie Oculus (2013) starring Huma Qureshi and Saqib Saleem.

Its story about siblings who investigate an allegedly haunted mirror in their parents’ home. Here is the trailer of the movie.

IMDb Rating: 3.9/10
Release Date: 2 June 2017

Bollywood Horror Movies 2016

Raaz Reboot (2016)

This 4th movie of Raaz series stars Emraan Hashmi & Kriti Kharbanda in the lead roles.

You can Buy or Rent this movie on YouTube Movies here.

IMDb Rating: 4.4/10
Release Date: 16 September 2016

1920 London (2016)

This is 3rd movie in 1920 series. It is written by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Dharmendra Suresh Desai.

Starring Sharman Joshi and Meera Chopra the plot is about a woman who turns to her former lover to perform an exorcism when she comes to know her husband is possessed by an evil spirit.

You can watch this movie online here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 4.1/10
Release Date: 6 May 2016

Bollywood Horror Movies 2015

Khamoshiyan (2015)

This is written by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Karan Darra. Starring Gurmeet Choudhary, Ali Fazal and Sapna Pabbi.

IMDb Rating: 4.0/10
Release Date: 30 January 2015

Room: The Mystery (2015)

When few friends run over a woman and her child under influence of alcohol. The woman come back as ghost and take revenge one by one.

IMDb Rating: 4.0/10
Release Date: 12 December 2015

Alone (2015)

Alone is a story about a girl whose twin dead sister is haunting her. Starring Bipasha Basu in lead role with Karan Singh Grover.

The film is a remake of the 2007 Thai film of the same name, which was itself based on the Tales From The Crypt episode “My Brothers Keeper”. (Source)

The movie is available on YouTube Movies. Here is the trailer of the movie.

IMDb Rating: 3.7/10
Release Date: 16 January 2015

Bollywood Horror Movies 2014

Pizza (2014)

This is story about a Pizza delivery boy whose life takes a horrifying turn when he is sent to make a delivery to the home where the family has a dark secret. The movie is directed by Akshay Akkineni.

The movie is a remake of 2012 Tamil film, Pizza, directed by Karthik Subbaraj.

You can watch this movie on Netflix or Buy or Rent on YouTube Movies.

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
Release Date: 18 July 2014

3 AM: A Paranormal Experience (2014)

Story about three friends who are trying to make a reality show on the existence of ghosts and what they experienced. Starring Rannvijay Singh, Anindita Nayar, Salil Acharya and Kavin Dave.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 26 September 2014

Darr @ the Mall (2014)

This movie is directed by Pawan Kripalani who also made horror movie Ragini MMS. Starring Jimmy Sheirgill and Nushrat Bharucha in the lead roles.

The story is about a security person who realizes a supernatural threat is inside a mall and he has to defeat it before its inauguration. Here is the trailer of the movie.

You can buy or rent it on YouTube to watch.

IMDb Rating: 4.9/10
Release Date: 21 February 2014

6-5=2 (2014)

It is remake of Kannada film of the same name which is also considered taken inspiration from a 1999 American independent film The Blair Witch Project.

Starring Niharica Raizada, Prashantt Guptha, Ashrut Jain, Gaurav Paswala, Gaurav Kothari, Disha Kapoor and Darshan M this movie is story about friends whose mountain trek journey goes wrong and later people found a camera with the footage of what they experienced.

The movie is available on Netflix. Its also available on YouTube here to watch for free.

IMDb Rating: 4.2/10
Release Date: 14 November 2014

Ragini MMS 2 (2014)

Sunny Leone plays the lead role in this movie and it was a commercial success on the Box office.

The plot starts when a film director decides to shoot his new horror film in haunted house.

The movie is available on Netflix also on YouTube Movies.

IMDb Rating: 3.9/10
Release Date: 21 March 2014

Neighbours (2014)

Directed by Shyam Ramsay this movie is about a teenager who learned that his next door neighbors are vampires.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 3.3/10
Release Date: 14 March 2014

Mumbai 125 KM 3D (2014)

A group of friends experience an evil encounter outside the city. Directed by Hemant Madhukar.

Starring Karanvir Bohra, Vedita Pratap Singh, Joey Debroy and Vije Bhatia.

IMDb Rating: 2.7/10
Release Date: 17 October 2014

Machhli Jal Ki Rani Hai (2014)

Directedy by Debaloy Dey this film stars Bhanu Uday, Swara Bhaskar, Murli Sharma and Reema Debnath.

IMDb Rating: 2.6/10
Release Date: 13 June 2014

Trip to Bhangarh: Asia’s Most Haunted Place (2014)

This is story of Five friends who plan a trip to Bhangarh, an apparently haunted fort in rural Rajasthan – A place where even staying overnight is forbidden by law.

Starring Manish Choudhary and Suzanna Mukherjee in the lead roles. The movie is directed by Jitendra Pawar.

The movie is available on Netflix. Also, you can watch it here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 2.4/10
Release Date: 28 August 2014

Bollywood Horror Movies 2013

Ek Thi Daayan (2013)

This is a well-made horror film with good star cast directed by Kannan Iyer. It is adapted from the short story Mobius Trips by Mukul Sharma.

Starring Emraan Hashmi, Huma Qureshi, Konkona Sen Sharma, and Kalki Koechlin. You can watch this movie on Netflix.

IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
Release Date: 19 April 2013

Horror Story (2013)

This movie is based on Stephen King short story 1408. A haunted hotel is the center of the plot where seven friends decide to spend the night.

The movie is written by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Ayush Raina. Starring Karan Kundra & Radhika Menon. The movie is available on Netflix. Also here on YouTube:

IMDb Rating: 4.3/10
Release Date: 13 September 2013

Aatma (2013)

Starring starring Bipasha Basu and Nawazuddin Siddiqui this movie is about a mother who must fight to keep her daughter safe from the evil spirit of her husband.

IMDb Rating: 3.8/10
Release Date: 22 March 2013

3G: A Killer Connection (2013)

This Neil Nitin Mukesh and Sonal Chauhan starer movie is about a guy who starts getting mysterious calls when he purchased a second-hand cellphone.

The movie is available on Apple TV, Jio Cinema, Voot and YouTube Movies. Here is the trailer of the movie.

IMDb Rating: 3.6/10
Release Date: 15 March 2013

Rise of the Zombie (2013)

Starring Luke Kenny, Kirti Kulhari and Ashwin Mushran this movie is directed by directed by Luke Kenny and Devaki Singh.

The story about a photographer who goes to the mountain for isolation after the breakup with his girlfriend and turns into a Zombie.

This movie is available on Amazon Prime. Here is the trailer of the movie.

IMDb Rating: 3.6/10
Release Date: 5 April 2013

Bollywood Horror Movies 2012

?: A Question Mark (2012)

The film received nine nominations and two awards at the St. Tropez International Film Festival, France. The movie is directed by Allyson Patel & Yash Dave.

The story is about a group of friends who went to shoot their film project, but never returned. A few days later, their camera was found.

This movie has a strange trivia that not only in Indian Cinema but the world over that a film was being released without a title. To describe the unseen, unheard story, all that was used as a symbol, “?” However, the movie had to be released with a written title “Question Mark” due to censorship rules.

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
Release Date: 17 February 2012

1920: Evil Returns (2012)

Story is about a popular poet who meet a woman who is in trouble and to help he takes her to a big hospital where she get possessed by a spirit.

The movie is written by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Bhushan Patel. You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 4.8/10
Release Date: 2 November 2012

Raaz 3: The Third Dimension

Starring Bipasha Basu , Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta this movie is directed by Vikram Bhatt.

Its a story about an actress who uses Black Magic to an attempt to save her career and fading spotlight. The movie was a success but not got good ratings from critics.

The movie is available on YouTube Movies to Buy or Rent.

IMDb Rating: 4/10
Release Date: 7 September 2012

Bhoot Returns (2012)

A family moves into a bungalow and later they realized its haunted. Directed by Ram Gopal Varma.

The film stars Manisha Koirala, J. D. Chakravarthy, Madhu Shalini and Alayana Sharma in the lead role.

You can watch this movie for free on MX Player or VOOT. Here is the trailer of the film

IMDb Rating: 2.5/10
Release Date: 12 October 2012

Ghost (2012)

Detective Vijay Singh enlists the help of a newly recruited female doctor to solve the seemingly supernatural case.

IMDb Rating: 2.3/10
Release Date: 13 January 2012

Bollywood Horror Movies 2011

Haunted – 3D (2011)

This supernatural action horror film is directed by Vikram Bhatt. This is a story of a realtor who arrives in Shimla to sell a mansion believed to be haunted.

He learns of a horrific event that took place years ago in that mansion and is sent back in time to prevent it from happening.

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
Release Date: 06 May 2011

Ragini MMS (2011)

This is found footage horror category film. This movie has taken inspiration from various movie and plots like Stephen King’s novel Gerald’s Game, Paranormal Activity Movie and also it is partly based on the real story of a girl from Delhi named Deepika.

Starring Rajkummar Rao & Kainaz Motivala this movie is about a couple who goes to a farmhouse to have fun but experience horror. Here is the trailer of the movie.

You can watch this movie on Netflix and its also available on MX Player to watch for free.

IMDb Rating: 4.9/10
Release Date: 13 May 2011

Bollywood Horror Movies 2010

Shaapit: The Cursed (2010)

The movie is directed by Vikram Bhatt and starring Aditya Narayan, Rahul Dev, Shweta Agarwal.

The movie plot is based on the story of a family whose daughters have been carrying a curse from generation to generation. And, if the male protagonist wants to marry his lover then he must reverse this 350-year old curse of her family.

You can watch this movie on Hotstar for free.

IMDb Rating: 5.5/10
Release Date: 19 March 2010

A Flat (2010)

This is a story about a guy who finds himself trapped in his own flat, completely cut off from the world. The only companion he has is a ghost, a ghost that will not let go of him. There are some dark secrets of the past he has to figure out to survive.

You can watch this movie here online for free on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 4.6/10
Release Date: 12 November 2010

Mallika (2010)

Story about a woman who is struggling with nightmares and the situation get worse when she tries to spend time at a resort to get relax. The movie is directed by Wilson Louis.

You can watch this horror movie for free here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 4.5/10
Release Date: 3 September 2010

Fired (2010)

Starring Rahul Bose and Militza Radmilovic this movie is story about a boss in office working late at night starts experiencing strange things after firing 121 employees on the same day.

The movie is available here on YouTube to watch for free.

IMDb Rating: 4.5/10
Release Date: 29 January 2010

Help (2010)

Story about an unhappy married woman who starts believing that her deceased twin has returned from the dead.

The film stars Bobby Deol and Mugdha Godse and directed by Rajeev Virani. This is also considered the first Bollywood Horror movie got released on Friday The 13th.

You can watch it here on MX Player for free.

IMDb Rating: 4.4/10
Release Date: 13 August 2010

Rokkk (2010)

The film starring Tanushree Dutta and Udita Goswami. Who played roles of sisters in the movie.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 4.3/10
Release Date: 5 March 2010

Click (2010)

This is story about a photographer and his girlfriend whose life enter into a horror world after they run over a woman.

Starring Shreyas Talpade, Sada & Sneha Ullal the movie is directed by Sangeeth Sivan.

You can watch movie here on Sony Liv or Hotstar. Here is the trailerof the film.

IMDb Rating: 3.5/10
Release Date: 19 February 2010

Kaalo (2010)

Directed by Wilson Louis this movie is story about a witch who attack on passengers on a stranded bus in a desert.

It is India’s first daylight creature horror film. You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 3.2/10
Release Date: 17 December 2010

Phoonk 2 (2010)

This movie is a sequel to Ram Gopal Varma’s 2008 film Phoonk and stars Sudeep, Amruta Khanvilkar and Ahsaas Channa. Directed by Milind Gadagkar.

You can watch this movie on MX Player for free. Here is the trailer of the movie.

IMDb Rating: 3.1/10
Release Date: 16 April 2010

Hisss (2010)

This movie is also known as Nagin: The Snake Woman is directed by Hollywood director Jennifer Lynch and stars Mallika Sherawat& Irrfan Khan in the lead role.

The story is based on the myth of the snake woman who is able to take on human form.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free. Its also available on Netflix.

IMDb Rating: 2.8/10
Release Date: 22 October 2010

Bollywood Horror Movies 2009

Raaz: The Mystery Continues (2009)

This is 2nd movie of the Raaz horror movie series starring Kangana Ranaut and Emraan Hashmi and directed by Mohit Suri.

The movie plot revolves around an artist played by Emraan who comes to realize that the woman he has been been painting is real and is being haunted by a ghost. The movie is available on Hotstar.

MDb Rating: 5.6/10
Release Date: 23 January 2009

13B: Fear Has a New Address (2009)

The film stars Madhavan and Neetu Chandra in the lead roles. This movie also released in Tamil with Title Yavarum Nalam.

A man encounters an horrific event at his recently bought house; a drama being broadcast solely on his TV, which shows the fate of his family.

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
Release Date: 06 March 2009

The Forest (2009)

This movie is shot in Corbett National Park as it is story about a leopard that’s turned man-eater and it will stop at nothing to satisfy its hunger.

You can watch this movie on YouTube by Buy or Rent Google store.

IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
Release Date: 11 May 2009

Mangalsutra (2009)

A MangalSutra is a golden necklace, that bonds a husband to his wife during their wedding and wife wears to her neck.

The film plot starts when A young South Asian couple move into their new home which is haunted by an old Indian curse. Its an Indian and Canadian production.

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
Release Date: 11 July 2009

Agyaat (2009)

Starring Nithiin, Gautam Rode and Priyanka Kothari. Directed by Ram Gopal Varma this is story about a film crew who goes into forest to shoot a film but start loosing their team members one by one to a mysterious entity.

The movie is available on Netflix. Here is the trailer of the movie.

IMDb Rating: 2.9/10
Release Date: 07 August 2009

Bollywood Horror Movies 2008

1920 (2008)

This Rajneesh Duggal and Adah Sharma starring 2008 hit horror film is directed by Vikram Bhatt.

The film set in the year 1920 where a couple is living in a haunted house and husband finds his wife is demoniacally possessed.

This film is considered loosely inspired by the 1973 horror cult film The Exorcist.

The movie is available to watch on Disney+Hotstar for free in Telugu and also available on Netflix.

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10
Release Date: 12 September 2008

Phoonk (2008)

At the time of release of this movie a prize of ₹5 lakh (US$7,000) was announced for those who will watch the film alone in a theater.

Starring Sudeep, Amruta Khanvilkar and Ahsaas Channa this film is directed by Ram Gopal Varma.

IMDb Rating: 3.8/10
Release Date: 22 August 2008

Bollywood Horror Movies 2007

Ghutan (2007)

This horror film directed by Shyam Ramsay. Starring Aryan Vaid, Hina Tasleem and Pooja Bharti. You can watch this movie here for free on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 5.0/10
Release Date: 8 June 2007

Chhodon Naa Yaar (2007)

This is adaptation of 1999 American horror film The Blair Witch Project. Starring Jimmy Sheirgill and Kim Sharma and directed by Dillip Sood.

The plot is about three students who decide to make a film on the myth of witch and ghosts in a remote village but as they go deeper in jungles they realize they made a huge mistake.

The movie is available on Shemaroo website.

IMDb Rating: 4.7/10
Release Date: 5 October 2007

Darling (2007)

This movie stars Esha Deol, Fardeen Khan and Isha Koppikar and directed by Ram Gopal Varma.

Story about a guy who is cheating his wife with his secretary but accidentally kills her and now her ghost is troubling him and his wife will come to know about his past.

The movie is available on YouTube Movies. Here is the trailer of the film.

IMDb Rating: 3.8/10
Release Date: 7 September 2007

Gauri: The Unborn (2007)

Starring Atul Kulkarni and Rituparna Sen Gupta this movie is directed by Akku Akbar who also made this movie in Malayalam as Kana Kanmani (2009).

You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 3.6/10
Release Date: 30 November 2007

Bollywood Horror Movies 2006

Darna Zaroori Hai (2006)

Title means Getting scared is necessary. It is sequel of 2003 movie Darna Mana Hai.

It is collection of 6 short stories. The film was archived at the New York Institute of Technology, as part of the film course.

You can watch this movie online for free here on Youtube.

IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
Release Date: 28 April 2006

Ei8ht – The Power of Shani (2006)

This movie is also known as Eight Shani is directed by Karan Razdan. Starring Raj Tara and Meghna Naidu.

Story about a guy who can see ghosts and spirits. You can watch it here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 4.6/10
Release Date: 14 April 2006

Bollywood Horror Movies 2005

Kaal (2005)

Ajay Devgn, Vivek Oberoi, John Abraham, Lara Dutta and Esha Deol starer this movie is directed by Soham Shah.

The plot is set in Jim Corbett National Wildlife Park where a tiger expert and a group of hunters turn to an enigmatic local for help when they mysteriously begin to die one by one.

You can watch this movie on Netflix. Here is the trailer of this movie.

IMDb Rating: 4.6/10
Release Date: 29 April 2005

Naina (2005)

This is remake of the 2002 Hong Kong-Singaporean horror film The Eye directed by the Pang brothers.

The story about a woman who starts seeing into supernatural world after an eye transplant operation.

The film is directed by Shripal Morakhia and stars Urmila Matondkar. You can watch this movie here for free.

IMDb Rating: 4.3/10
Release Date: 20 May 2005

Anjaane: The Unkown (2005)

The film stars Manisha Koirala, Sanjay Kapoor and Tejaswini Kolhapure. The movie is based on Alejandro Amenábar’s ghost story film The Others.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 4.0/10
Release Date: 30 December 2005

Bollywood Horror Movies 2004

Ho Sakta Hai! (2004)

The story revolves around a family who is living their normal lives until they find out that they are falling prey to black magic.

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
Release Date: 31 March 2004

Krishna Cottage (2004)

When few college student take shelter in mysterious Krishna Cottage for the night they experience some strange things and a past unfolded slowly.

Starring Sohail Khan, Isha Koppikar and Anita Hassanandani in the leading roles.

You can watch this movie on Hotstar for free and also on Netflix.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 2 April 2004

Vaastu Shastra (2004)

When a family moved into their new house they realized that the tree outside and their house is haunted.

Starring Sushmita Sen and directed by Saurab Narang. You can watch this movie on YouTube here for FREE!

IMDb Rating: 4.9/10
Release Date: 22 October 2004

Rakht (2004)

This supernatural horror film, written and directed by Mahesh V Manjrekar which is an unofficial remake of 2000 Hollywood movie, The Gift.

This is story about a psychic tarot card reader who becomes unwittingly mixed up in the disappearance and possible murder of a socialite.

IMDb Rating: 3.7/10
Release Date: 3 September 2004

Bollywood Horror Movies 2003

Bhoot (2003)

This is second horror movie directed by Ram Gopal Varma after 1992 movie Raat.

Ajay Devgn and Urmila Matondkar played the lead roles in the movie. The story around a family who moved into a flat which is haunted by a spirit.

This movie later dubbed in Telugu as 12 Va Anthasthu and remade in Tamil as Shock.

This movie is available on Voot for free and on Netflix.

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
Release Date: 30 May 2003

Saaya (2003)

This is the first film directed by Anurag Basu. Starring John Abraham & Tara Sharma. Though, its and It’s an unofficial remake of the Hollywood movie Dragonfly (2002).

It is more of a drama and mystery film than horror.

IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
Release Date: 4 July 2003

Darna Mana Hai (2003)

This is an Bollywood anthology horror drama movie which means it is a collection of several stories. This movie interweaves six stories into one film.

Prawaal Raman directed the film and it is produced by Ram Gopal Varma.

Shilpa Shetty, Sameera Reddy, Saif Ali Khan, Sohail Khan, Isha Koppikar, Nana Patekar, and many more other actors played various roles in these stories.

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
Release Date: 25 July 2003

Hawa (2003)

This is an unofficial remake of the 1983 American horror film The Entity. Starring Tabu and directed by Guddu Dhanoa.

The movie is a story about Sanjana who is a divorcee and moves to a hillside house but starts feeling strange occurrences with her and in her home.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 3.3/10
Release Date: 04 July 2003

Bollywood Horror Movies 2002

Raaz (2002)

This movie stars Bipasha Basu and Dino Morea as a couple who have moved to Ooty to give their failing marriage one last chance.

The realizes a ghost is haunting their place and some secrets from the past come out as the movie progress.

Raaz is an unofficial adaptation of Hollywood film What Lies Beneath. This movie was dubbed in Tamil and Telugu as Rahasyam.

It is considered one of the most successful movies in the Horror genre in India as it was the second highest-grossing movie of the year 2002. It also got very popular for its songs.

You can buy this movie on rent here on YouTube or Google Play store Movies section.

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
Release Date: 12 March 2002

Bollywood Horror Movies 2001

Aks (2001)

This movie is remembered for the performances by Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee and Raveena Tandon.

The story revolves around cop Manu Verma (Amitabh) and a killer named Raghavan (Manoj). When Raghavan get caught and is about to be executed by hanging, his spirit goes into Manu’s body and starts to manipulate him.

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
Release Date: 13 July 2001

Bollywood Horror Movies 1999

Khooni Ilaaka: The Prohibited Area (1999)

The movie plot revolves around an evil spirit which is reborn to take vengeance against a family. Its a low budget film directed by Jitendra Chawda.

IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
Release Date: 14 May 1999

Bollywood Horror Movies 1997

Bhayaanak Panjaa (2003)

When a landlord of a Bungalow died in mysterious condition a team of news reporters comes to investigate for their new report and horror starts.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 1997

Bollywood Horror Movies 1996

Papi Gudia (1996)

This movie is an unofficial remake of the movie Child’s Play (1988) where a black magic practitioner transfers his soul to a doll before death and wreaks havoc in the lives of the doll’s new owners: a boy and his elder sister.

The movie stars Avinash Wadhawan, Karisma Kapoor and directed by Lawrence D’Souza. You can watch this movie here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 2.0/10
Release Date: 16 February 1996

Bollywood Horror Movies 1994

Mahakaal (1994)

Directed by Ramsay Brothers. Starring Karan Shah, Archana Puran Singh, and Johnny Lever. The story about monster who is taking revenge from a girl’s family because his death was caused by her father who was a police officer.

You can watch this movie her eon YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 4.3/10
Release Date: 11 February 1994

Bollywood Horror Movies 1993

Zakhmi Rooh (1993)

The movie is directed by Pawan Kumar. Starring Javed Jaffrey and Moon Moon Sen. Story of twin sisters Rima and Seema in which one of them died because of one horrific incident and then her spirit come back to take revenge.

IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
Release Date: 1 January 1993

Bollywood Horror Movies 1992

Raat (1992)

Raat means Night and its one of the best horror movie India produced. The film is directed by Ram Gopal Varma and Revathy played the lead role of character Mini.

Strange events start occurring when Mini move to a new house with her family which is haunted.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
Release Date: 7 February 1992

Junoon (1992)

This is the movie where Rahul Roy character starts turning into a Tiger every full moon night and prey after nearly getting killed by a cursed tiger.

The movie was directed by Mahesh Bhatt. Pooja Bhatt and Avinash Wadhawan plays pivotal roles with Rahul Roy.

IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
Release Date: 18 September 1992

Bollywood Horror Movies 1991

House No. 13 (1991)

This horror movie is remake of Tamil film Pathimoonam Number Veedu (1990). Starring Salim Fateh, Anil Dhawan, Rita Bhaduri & Sharat Saxena.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
Release Date: 1991

Khooni Raat (1991)

This horror film starring Javed Khan, Beena Banerjee and Huma Khan released in 1991. It is written and directed by J.D. Lawrence.

IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
Release Date: 1991

Aakhri Cheekh (1991)

This movie is story about 4 friends who get arrested an evil man who kills young women after having romantic affair with them.

After getting electrocuted for death sentence the evil man soul returns and starts taking revenge on them and their family one by one.

The movie is directed by Kiran Ramsay starring Vijayendra Ghatge, Javed Khan and Sripradha.

IMDb Rating: 4.9/10
Release Date: 03 May 1991

Bollywood Horror Movies 1990

Kafan (1990)

Directed by Dhirendra Bohra this movie is story about a girl who got possessed by a soul during a Black Magic ritual.

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
Release Date: 1 August 1990

Bandh Darwaza (1990)

Directed by Ramsay Brothers. The horror starts when daughter of a rich man resurrects a monster which was banished earlier by her father.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 7 May 1990

Shaitani Ilaaka (1990)

The movie is about an evil witch who feeds the blood of new brides to a monster, an ancient and fearsome devil.

This horror film presented by the Ramsay brothers and directed by Kiran Ramsay.

You can watch this movie on Zee5

IMDb Rating: 4.8/10
Release Date: 13 April 1990

Bollywood Horror Movies 1989

Bees Saal Baad (1989)

The movie is directed by Rajkumar Kohli starring Mithun Chakraborty, Dimple Kapadia, Meenakshi Sheshadri.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 3 February 1989

Purani Haveli (1989)

When a wealthy family busy an old mansion in remote area they realized it has a dark past and secrets.

Directed by Ramsay Brothers. Starring Deepak Parashar & Amita Nangia.

You can watch it here on Sony Live of here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 14 April 1989

Khooni Murdaa (1989)

This movie is inspired by Hollywood film A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). It is directed by Mohan Bhakri and starring Deepak Parashar, Javed Khan and Sriprada.

IMDb Rating: 3.9/10
Release Date: 23 February 1989

Bollywood Horror Movies 1988

Veerana (1988)

Veerana is the most famous horror work of Ramsay Brothers who is popular to make various horror films only.

A delightful little youngster tragically had from her adolescence by a vindictive soul, meanders around desolate spots to tempt and slaughter individuals and along these lines, steadily getting lost into a dull universe of vengeance and desire.

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10
Release Date: 06 May 1988

Woh Phir Aayegi (1988)

Rajesh Khanna and Farha Naaz played the lead roles in this film where a husband try to free his wife from the evil spirit who seeks revenge on her killers. You can watch this movie here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
Release Date: 23 September 1988

Bollywood Horror Movies 1987

Dak Bangla (1987)

An another Ramsay Brothers horror film where story plot revolves around a mansion with a mummy walled in the dungeon with a dark past.

IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
Release Date: 14 May 1987

Bollywood Horror Movies 1986

Tahkhana (1986)

Directed by Ramsay Brothers this movie is story about two sister who got separated at birth and the search for a hidden treasure which is guarded by a monster.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 12 December 1986

Bollywood Horror Movies 1985

Cheekh (1985)

This is one of that horror movie which Deepika Chikhalia did before getting fame for popular television show Ramayan.

Starring Madan Puri, Kalpana Iyer, Raza Murad, Deepika Chikhalia, Rajendra Nath, and Deepika. Directed by Mohan Bhakri.

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
Release Date: 1985

Saamri (1985)

The movie was produced and directed by Shyam and Tulsi Ramsay, with a story by J. K. Ahuja. Starring Arti Gupta, Puneet Issar &Asha Sachdev.

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
Release Date: 1985

Bollywood Horror Movies 1984

Pyasa Shaitan (1984)

The movie directed by Joginder Shelly. Starring Kamal Hasan and Madhu Malhotra.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 13 August 1984

Purana Mandir (1984)

This is story about a rich girl who came to know about a demon named Samri and it’s terrible curse brought by her family for generations. She decides to go to her paternal village with her boyfriend and his friend to find out the truth.

This is an another horror movie directed by Ramsay Brothers. Mohnish Bahl, Arti Gupta & Puneet Issar played important roles in the film. You can watch it here for free on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10
Release Date: 19 October 1984

Bollywood Horror Movies 1981

Chehre Pe Chehra (1981)

This movie stars Sanjeev Kumar, Vinod Mehra, Shatrughan Sinha, Rekha and Sulakshana Pandit in pivotal roles.

The movie is based on Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, a novel written by the famous Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson.

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
Release Date: 13 March 1981

Mangalsutra (1981)

Mangalsutra is a 1981 Bollywood horror movie by Vijay B.

The movie stars Rekha and Anant Nag as lead jobs alongside Prema Narayan, Madan Puri and Om Shivpuri.

This film is a remake of 1979 Kannada film Naa Ninna Bidalaare.

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10
Release Date: 10 April 1981

Dahshat (1981)

This is an another horror film by Ramsay Brothers for this year 1981. Starring Navin Nischol, Sarika, Om Shivpuri, Nadira, and Bharat Bhushan.

The horror starts when a doctor injects a deadly animal serum into his body by accident who was trying to assimilate animal abilities in human body trying to make a superhuman.

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
Release Date: 19 June 1981

Hotel (1981)

When Suraj decide to construct a hotel in loving memory of her love Sushma. Slowly all the people involved in the construction of the hotel starts dying.

Movie is directed by Ramsay brothers Shyam Ramsay & Tulsi Ramsay.

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
Release Date: 6 August 1981

Ghungroo Ki Awaaz (1981)

This film is loosely inspired by the Hollywood thriller Vertigo. Rekha and Vijay Anand played the lead roles.

The movie is directed by Ramsay Brothers and is more of mystery horror thriller category film.

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Release Date: 29 September 1981

Sannata (1981)

The movie is starring Vijay Arora, Deepak Parashar, Lalita Pawar, Bindiya Goswami, Bharat Kapoor and Mehmood. The movie is directed by Ramsay Brothers.

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Release Date: 31 July 1981

Bollywood Horror Movies 1980

Phir Wahi Raat (1980)

This is the first and the last movie directed by Danny Denzongpa.

The story revolves around a girl named Asha who lives in a hostel where she gets dreams of her crazy auntie executing her who had slaughtered her mom in their familial house a long time back.

Film also stars Rajesh Khanna as a therapist.

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
Release Date: 15 August 1980

Bollywood Horror Movies 1979

Jaani Dushman (1979)

This mystery-horror movie was a huge success for its story and also for a big star cast. The story about a remote village that is terrorized by a monster that regularly abducts newlywed brides near a temple and murders them.

The movie is directed by Rajkumar Kohli. You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
Release Date: 22 May 1979

Aur Kaun? (1979)

This film is loosely inspired from 1955 French film Diabolique. Directed by Ramsay Brothers and starring Sachin Pilgaonkar, Rajni Sharma is also popular for its song by Kishore Kumar “Haan Pehli Baar“.

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
Release Date: 1979

Bollywood Horror Movies 1978

Darwaza (1978)

Directed by Ramsay Brothers and starring Anil Dhawan & Shyamalee. This is story about a family who is living with a curse for generation.

The movie is available here on YouTube to watch for free.

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
Release Date: 21 January 1978

Bollywood Horror Movies 1977

Jadu Tona (1977)

This film stars Feroz Khan and Reena Roy and directed by Ravikant Nagaich.

Story is about a girl who’s body is possessed by a criminal’s soul to get revenge on some of his former criminal friends.

You can watch this movie here on YouTube.

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
Release Date: 1977

Bollywood Horror Movies 1975

Andhera (1975)

Directed by Ramsay Brothers. The film stars Sameer Khan, Vani Ganpati and Imtiaz Khan.

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
Release Date: 1975

Bollywood Horror Movies 1972

Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche (1972)

This horror flick from 1972 is directed by horror specialist of Bollywood Ramsay Brothers.

Strange things starts happening when a disloyal wife kills her handicapped husband with the help of her lover.

This was a very successful film as it was made with budget of 3.5 Lakhs and earned 45 Lakhs on the Box office. You can watch this movie here on YouTube for free.

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10
Release Date: 1972

Bollywood Horror Movies 1965

Gumnaam (1965)

This super hit mystery thriller movie is an adaptation of the 1939 mystery novel And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie with a horror quotient.

The movie is directed by Raja Nawathe and stars Manoj Kumar, Nanda & Pran with Mehmood in lead roles.

Gumnaam got western world wide attention when the song Jaan Pehchaan Ho sung by legendary singer Mohammad Rafi included in the opening credits of Ghost World movie released in 2011.

Later, world-famous Beer brand Heineken also used this song composed by Shankar-Jaikishan in one of their commercials ‘The Date‘. The full is available here to watch on the official channel of Ultra.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
Release Date: 06 February 1965

Bollywood Horror Movies 1964

Kohraa (1964)

The film was adopted from Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 novel Rebecca, which was recently adopted by Alfred Hitchcock as Academy Award-winning Rebecca (1940).

This Waheeda Rehman & Biswajeet starring film was directed by Biren Nag. This team also gave a hit film like Bees Saal Baad in 1962 in the same genre.

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
Release Date: 06 February 1965

Bollywood Horror Movies 1962

Bees Saal Baad (1962)

This mystery thriller has some real quotients of horror time to time in the movie. This Biren Nag directed film stars Biswajit Chatterjee & Waheeda Rehman in the lead role.

It is loosely based on Bengali film Jighansa (1951), which was based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles as well as loosely based on Hemendra Kumar Roy’s novel Nishithini Bivishika.

The famous song “Kahin Deep Jale”, sung by Lata Mangeshkar and written by Shakeel Badayuni became a huge hit and even won the Filmfare Awards for Best Singer and Best Lyricists.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
Release Date: 1962

Tower House (1962)

This mystery horror film revolves around an old tower house where at select nights, a mysterious woman comes out singing a song, amidst people committing suicide by throwing themselves off the tower house.

IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
Release Date: 1962

Bollywood Horror Movies 1949

Mahal (1949)

This is considered as India’s first reincarnation thriller film. The movie was directed by Kamal Amroshi and starring Ashok Kumar and Madhubala.

The song “Aayega Aanewala” made Lata Mangeshkar & Madhubala super stars overnight.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
Release Date: 1949

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