Horror movies are thrilling and can give you an adrenaline rush like never before. No matter how much one denies but everyone loves a good horror flick at night to get scared out of their wits.
Bollywood is versatile, it experiments with all types of genres. one genre Bollywood loves to experiment with is, horror. Though many believe that Bollywood can’t make good horror movies, it is absolutely not true. There are many horror movies which are so scary, they can give you a sleepless night or two.
Here is the list of 10 such horror movies which will give you the scare of your life:
A royal deserted mansion, one strange caretaker and a newly wedded couple. This may sound like the most cliche of all the horror stories plot but the sheer artistic finesse with which Vikram Bhatt has directed the movie, easily makes it one of the most scary Bollywood movie.
Inspired by the Michelle Pfeiffer starrer ‘What Lies Beneath’and directed by Mukesh Bhatt, Raaz was and still one of the scariest movies made in Bollywood. It has some spine chilling scene which can rob your night’s sleep.
Mahal is considered by many as the first horror movie of Bollywood. This film has continued to scare generations and generations of audiences. the film deals with the subject of reincarnation. and even with minimal effects and not much use of technology, this film is a classic horror movies which can take your sleep away. You can get more information about this movie below :
An adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 novel ‘Rebecca’, Kohraa has several chilling moments which will keep you at the edge of your seat. The film’s climax scene is especially a must watch. This horror movie was also adapted by Alfred Hitchcock’s Academy Award-winning film with the same name. And surprisingly, many believe that the the Indian version was much better than Hitchcock’s, which makes it a must watch for every horror lover.
Darna Mana Hai (2003)
Who can make apples look scary? Trust director, Ram Gopal Verma to pull it off with precision. This horror flick by RGV may not exactly be overly scary but its innovative script definitely makes it stand out among other horror films of the Bollywood. There are 6 creative short stories in one movie, each with outrageous twists. It is definitely one very scary Bollywood movie.
Phoonk is another horror film made by Ram Gopal Varma. It deals with the practice of black magic, and RGV had so much faith in his film that he promised to pay Rs 5 lakhs to anyone who could watch the film alone in the theatre and not run out scared. It is a matter of wonder how many really did took the challenge.
Ragini MMS (2011)
Inspired by the American supernatural horror “Paranormal Activity”, Ragini MMS is based on a real story. The film has several scary moments. It managed to draw huge crowds to the theatres thanks to its many thrilling and edge of the scene moments. You can watch it, but be ready to experience a sleepless night after that.
13 B (2009)
13 B doesn’t need a spooky background score or weird camera angles to scare you. The strong script already comes packed with spine-tingling chills and scares. The ensemble cast that does its job to perfection, makes 13 B a movie you shouldn’t really miss.
Horror Story (2013)
The story line is rather unoriginal, a group of youngsters decide to spend the night at a haunted hotel where things get out of hand. However, there are some genuinely frightening scenes that maes it a complete scare fest. Those looking for chills won’t be disappointed at all.
Ek Thi Daayan (2013)
Ek Thi Daayan was certainly something new in the field of horror. It is a cross between a horror film and a paranormal thriller. The supernatural drama may seem unrealistic but the spine tingling scenes and the well developed story line makes up for it And not to mention Konkona Sen’s portrayal of a ‘daayan’ which is eerie in all sense. This movie is spooky enough to give you a paranoia.