Shyam Ramsay is the considered to be the Godfather of horror films in Hindi cinema. Apart from Ramsay’s films, a lot of hindi horror films have been made in Bollywood, which are not less than Hollywood films in any way. We at The Viral Take have brought the list of the best Hindi horror films so that you should not dare to watch alone.
1. Kanchana 2
In Tamil superhit horror film ‘Kanchana 3’, actress Taapsee Pannu plays the role of a ghost. The story of the film is of an NRI who wants to sell his old house. It already has a ghostly family. The family belongs to the NRI, which he has already killed in a secret manner.
Anushka Shetty starrer horror suspense film ‘Bhagmati’ also you will not be able to watch alone. He plays the IAS officer in the film. He is also shown in jail and he is seen as a shadow of the demon. Every spice that makes the film interesting is present in it.
Vikram Bhatt’s horror series 1920 also managed to scare people in cinema hall. Rajneesh Duggal and Ada Sharma played key roles in the film. Filmed in Hindi, the story revolves around a married couple living in a haunted house in the year 1920. The scene of the film begins to shudder when she climbs the wall with her inverted legs.
4. Phoonk 2
Producer Ram Gopal Varma had directed ‘Phoonk’ himself but he gave the responsibility of directing ‘Phonk-2’ to Milind Gadagkar. Inam was also kept for this film. It was said that you can win a reward of five lakhs if you are able to watch this film sitting alone in the cinema hall without getting scared.
It is a horror film released in 2016. The film depicts the story of a man who, being a tantric, cheats people and gets himself trapped in a ghostly palace one day. This film made in Tamil language is also available in Hindi. It can also be seen on Hotstar. The film stars actor Karthi in the lead role.
6. Horror Story (film) हॉरर स्टोरी
Horror Story was a 2013 horror film. It was directed by Ayush Raina. The film featured Ravish Desai and Hassan Zaidi, Karan Kundra in the lead role. The film was written by Vikram Bhatt. What was the dangerous attempt to spend the night in seven friends and their haunted hotel, this is what was tried to show in this film.
7. Raat रात (film)
Directed by Ram Gopal Varma, the 1992 film Raat was a supernatural thriller which is now considered a cult classic. The spectators of Ram Gopal Varma’s film Raat were stunned. Every scene of the film was so scary that the audience was starting to sweat. The director and writer of this film is Ram Gopal Varma. The music of the film was extremely scary.
8. Raaz राज़
Raaz film came in 2002. Probably, Hindi cinema has not yet become such a horror film. The film Raaz was inspired by the Hollywood film ‘What Lies Beneath’. The film starred Dino Morea and Bipasha Basu couple. Malini Sharma had become a ghost in the film and as much as she was scared after becoming a ghost, she can definitely tell who would have seen the film. When people see rotting bones, suddenly there is a scream. Many sequels of this film were made but none so frightened.
9. Ragini MMS
Ragini MMS is a 2011 Indianfound footagehorror film directed by Pawan Kripalani and produced by Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms. It was hit the theatre on 13 May 2011. The film is inspired by the 2007 American supernatural horror film Paranormal Activity
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A man experiences a supernatural behaviour at his newly purchased apartment while the same way a soap opera being telecast exclusively on his TV, which shows the future of his family.
11. Durgamati – The Myth
Durgamati is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language horror thriller film directed by G. Ashok which is a remake of his own Telugu–Tamil bilingual film Bhaagamathie (2018). The film starts with Ishwar Prasad, a politician who vows to resign from his post if the government fails to recover idols stolen over six months.
12. Machhli Jal Ki Rani Hai
A housewife begins to feels a mysterious presence in her family’s after they were moving to new town with her husband.
13. Chudail Story
A bunch of friends are trapped in a haunted house with a mysterious lady. And guess is she the chudail?
A mythological story about a goddess who created the entire universe. The plot revolves around the consequences when humans build a temple for her first-born.