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The Best Hindi Horror Movies  

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Here is a spine-tingling list of the best Hindi horror movies, ranked by Bollywood film fans like you. Whether you're looking for a good ghost story, haunted house, or exorcism, you're likely to find it among this poll of top Bollywood horror movies. Fear is fear the world over and these films deliver the shivers, so even if you're not from India you should check out the films at the top of this list, as they are strongly recommended by other Ranker users.

If you're looking for stories of demonic possession look no further than 1920 and Phoonk; if haunted houses or apartments are you bent check out Raat and 13B; or if you prefer the creepiness of a young woman whose eye transplant allows her to see into a ghostly world, Naina is the movie for you. No matter what sub-genre you're looking for, there's something on this Hindi horror movies list to creep you out. 

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Bhool Bhulaiyaa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Ameesha Patel
Bhool Bhulaiyaa is a 2007 Indian psychological comedy horror film directed by Priyadarshan. It constitutes the official remake of the 1993 Malayalam film, Manichitrathazhu, starring Mohanlal. ...more
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13B is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
13B
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Veerana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Veerana Gulshan Grover, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Satish Shah
Veerana: Vengeance of the Vampire is a 1988 action horror film directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay.
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1920 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Rakhi Sawant, Rajendranath Zutshi, Indraneil Sengupta
1920 is a 2008 Indian Horror film written and directed by Vikram Bhatt. Filmed in Hindi, the film revolves around the events surrounding a married couple living in a haunted house in the year ...more
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Raaz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Rajesh Khanna, Asit Sen, I. S. Johar
Raaz is a 1967 Hindi romantic thriller movie directed by Ravindra Dave. Produced by G. P. Sippy for Sippy Films, the story was written by C. J. Pavri. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Babita, I. S. ...more
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Shaapit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Aditya Narayan, Shweta Agarwal, Shubh Joshi
Shaapit is a 2010 Bollywood film directed by Vikram Bhatt, starring Aditya Narayan, Rahul Dev, Shweta Agarwal and Shubh Joshi in the lead roles. The film is based on the story of a family whose ...more
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Dak Bangla is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Daak Bangla Aaloka, Bhakti Bhansali, Leena Das
Dak Bangla is a 1987 Hindi horror film presented by the Ramsay brothers.
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Bandh Darwaza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Bandh Darwaja Hashmat Khan, Manjeet Kular, Kunickaa Sadanand
Bandh Darwaza is a 1990 Bollywood horror movie starring Kunika, Manjeet Kullar, Aruna Irani, Anirudh Agarwal and the Afghan actor Hashmat Khan. The film soundtrack was composed by the ...more
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Darna Mana Hai is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Shilpa Shetty, Saif Ali Khan, Sameera Reddy
Darna Mana Hai is a 2003 Indian anthology horror thriller film. It was considered a unique and innovative attempt by producer Ram Gopal Varma and director Prawal Raman to provide Indian ...more
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Raaz: The Mystery Continues is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Kangana Ranaut, Jackie Shroff, Emraan Hashmi
Raaz: The Mystery Continues, shortened as RTMC, is a 2009 Bollywood supernatural horror film directed by Mohit Suri and starring Emraan Hashmi and Kangna Ranaut. The film is the second film in ...more
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Mahal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, M. Kumar
Mahal is a 1949 Indian Hindi film directed by Kamal Amrohi and starring Ashok Kumar and Madhubala. It was India's first reincarnation thriller film. Produced by Bombay Talkies studio, this Kamal ...more
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Cheekh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Cheekh Madan Puri, Rajendra Nath, Birbal
Cheekh is a 1985 horror film directed by Mohan Bhakri.
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Kaal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Ajay Devgn, Vivek Oberoi, John Abraham
Kaal also known as Kaal: The Jungle is a Bollywood natural horror film directed by Soham Shah, and produced by Karan Johar & Shahrukh Khan. The film stars Ajay Devgan, John Abraham, Vivek ...more
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Raat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Raat Om Puri, Nana Patekar, Revathi
Raat is a 1992 Indian Hindi supernatural thriller film written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma starring Revathi in the role of protagonist Manisha Sharma. Upon release the film received positive ...more
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Shaitani Ilaka is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Shaitani Ilaka Sunil Dhawan, Shehnaz Kudia, Neelam Mehra
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Chandramukhi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Rajinikanth, Nayantara, Nassar
Chandramukhi is a 2005 Indian Tamil comedy-horror film written and directed by P. Vasu, and was produced and distributed by Ramkumar Ganesan of Sivaji Productions. The film features Rajinikanth, ...more
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Naagin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Naagin Mouni Roy, Adaa Khan, Sudha Chandran
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Gumnaam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Mehmood Ali, Madan Puri, Pran
Gumnaam is a 1965 Indian suspense thriller film directed by Raja Nawathe, starring Manoj Kumar, Nanda, Pran, Helen and Mehmood. The film is an adaptation of the book And then there were none by ...more
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Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche Surendra Kumar, Pooja, Imtiaz
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Tahkhana is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Rajendra Nath, Puneet Issar, Imtiaz Khan
Tahkhana is a 1986 Bollywood horror film directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay. It is a tale about two sisters separated at birth and the search for a hidden treasure which is guarded in a ...more
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Jaani Dushman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Jaani Dushman Sunil Dutt, Sanjeev Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha
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Raaz 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Raaz 3 Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta
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Kaun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpai, Sushant Singh
Kaun? is a 1999 Indian psychological thriller film directed by Ram Gopal Verma, written by Anurag Kashyap, and starring Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpai and Sushant Singh. The film features a man ...more
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Bhoot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Rekha, Ajay Devgan, Nana Patekar
Bhoot is a 2003 Indian supernatural horror film. It was directed by Ram Gopal Varma and stars Ajay Devgan and Urmila Matondkar. It was perceived to be different from a typical Bollywood movie as ...more
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Phoonk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hindi Horror Movies
Sudeep, Lalitha Dubey, Ashwini Kalsekar
Phoonk is a 2008 Indian horror film directed by Ram Gopal Varma and produced by Praveen Nischol starring Sudeep. The film based on superstition and black magic.It was declared a blockbuster.