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.
Which Indian horror movie scares you the most? Join our other users and give the scariest movies on this list a thumbs up, or tell us what frightens you most in the comments below.
RaazRajesh 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
Shaapit: The CursedAditya Narayan, Shweta Agarwal, Shubh Joshi
1920Rakhi 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
VeeranaGulshan Grover, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Satish Shah Veerana: Vengeance of the Vampire is a 1988 action horror film directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay.
KaalAjay Devgn, Vivek Oberoi, John Abraham
Darna Mana HaiShilpa 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
Daak BanglaAaloka, Bhakti Bhansali, Leena Das
CheekhMadan Puri, Rajendra Nath, Birbal Cheekh is a 1985 horror film directed by Mohan Bhakri.
MahalAshok Kumar, Madhubala, M. Kumar
RaatOm 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
Bandh DarwajaHashmat Khan, Manjeet Kular, Kunickaa Sadanand
ChandramukhiRajinikanth, 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
PhoonkSudeep, 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.
Do Gaz Zameen Ke NeecheSurendra Kumar, Pooja, Imtiaz
GumnaamMehmood 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
TahkhanaRajendra 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
KaunUrmila 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
Ragini MMSKainaz Motivala, Raj Kumar Yadav, Rajat Kaul Ragini MMS is a 2011 Bollywood found footage horror film directed by Pawan Kripalani and produced by Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms. It was released on 13 May 2011. The film is ...more
BhootRekha, 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
Purani HaveliSatish Shah, Leela Mishra, Vijay Arora Purani Haveli is a 1989 Hindi horror film presented by Ramsay brothers.The soundtracks were composed by Ajit Singh.
NaaginMouni Roy, Adaa Khan, Sudha Chandran
Raaz 3Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta
Jaani DushmanSunil Dutt, Sanjeev Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha
NainaUrmila Matondkar, Malavika, Anuj Sawhney Naina is a Hindi horror film released in India in 2005. It stars Urmila Matondkar. The film was premiered in the Marché du Film section of the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. The film is a ...more
GehrayeeAmrish Puri, Shreeram Lagoo, Anant Nag Gehrayee is a 1980 Indian horror film directed by Vikas Desai and Aruna Raje based on a script by Vijay Tendulkar, Desai and Raje, and starring Padmini Kolhapure, Sriram Lagoo, Anant Nag and ...more
ChaarulathaPriyamani, Skanda, Saranya Ponvannan
AgyaatNithin, Priyanka Kothari, Ishrat Ali Agyaat is a Bollywood horror film by Ram Gopal Varma starring Nitin Kumar Reddy, Gautam Rode, and Priyanka Kothari. The film was released on 7 August 2009. It was dubbed and released ...more
SuryavanshiSalman Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Kader Khan Suryavanshi is a 1992 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Rakesh Kumar and produced by Vijay Kumar Galani, starring Salman Khan, Sheeba, Saeed Jaffrey and Amrita Singh.
EK thi DayanEmraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin
HelpBobby Deol, Shreyas Talpade, Mugdha Godse An unhappily married pregnant woman suspects her vengeful deceased twin has returned from the dead.
Phoonk 2Sudeep, Ashwini Kalsekar, Jeeva Phoonk 2 is a Bollywood horror film written and directed by Milind Gadagkar. It is a sequel to Ram Gopal Varma's 2008 film Phoonk and stars Sudeep, Amruta Khanvilkar and Ahsaas Channa. The film ...more
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