Entertainment
8.7k voters

The Best Hindi Horror Movies

Updated September 9, 2019 16.3k votes 8.7k voters 166.7k views39 items

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 vote up.

Photo:
...more
  • 1
    775
    291

    13B

  • 2
    541
    251

    1920

    Rakhi Sawant, Rajendranath Zutshi

    Released2008

    Directed byVikram Bhatt

    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 1920....  more
  • 3
    406
    189

    Raaz

    Rajesh Khanna, Asit Sen

    Released1967

    Directed byRavindra Dave

    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
  • 4
    439
    218

    Shaapit: The Cursed

    Aditya Narayan, Shweta Agarwal

    Released2010

    Directed byVikram Bhatt

    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
  • 5
    514
    279

    Cheekh

    Madan Puri, Rajendra Nath

    Released1985

    Directed byMohan Bhakri

    Cheekh is a 1985 horror film directed by Mohan Bhakri....
  • 6
    355
    178

    Mahal

    Ashok Kumar, Madhubala

    Released1949

    Directed byKamal Amrohi

    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
  • 7
    307
    151

    Darna Mana Hai

    Shilpa Shetty, Saif Ali Khan

    Released2003

    Directed byPrawaal Raman

    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 audiences...  more
  • 8
    352
    185

    Kaal

    Ajay Devgn, Vivek Oberoi

    Released2005

    Directed bySoham Shah

    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 Oberoi,...  more
  • 9
    336
    181

    Raaz 2

    Kangana Ranaut, Jackie Shroff

    Released2009

    Directed byMohit Suri

    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 the...  more
  • 10
    379
    221

    Raaz 3

    Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu

    Released2012

    Directed byVikram Bhatt

  • 11
    331
    198

    Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche

    Surendra Kumar, Pooja

    Released1972

    Directed byTulsi Ramsay

  • 12
    202
    119

    Bhoot

    Rekha, Ajay Devgan

    Released2003

    Directed byRam Gopal Varma

    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 it...  more
  • 13
    227
    142

    Kaun

    Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpai

    Released1999

    Directed byRam Gopal Varma

    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
  • 14
    166
    99

    Jaani Dushman

    Sunil Dutt, Sanjeev Kumar

    Released1979

    Directed byRajkumar Kohli

  • 15
    146
    85

    Gumnaam

    Mehmood Ali, Madan Puri

    Released1965

    Directed byRaja Nawathe

    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
  • 16
    208
    141

    EK thi Dayan

    Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma

    Released2013

    Directed byKannan Iyer

  • 17
    221
    162

    Purani Haveli

    Satish Shah, Leela Mishra

    Released1989

    Directed byShyam Ramsay, Tulsi Ramsay

    Purani Haveli is a 1989 Hindi horror film presented by Ramsay brothers.The soundtracks were composed by Ajit Singh....  more
  • 18
    129
    82

    Tahkhana

    Rajendra Nath, Puneet Issar

    Released1986

    Directed byShyam Ramsay, Tulsi Ramsay

    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
  • 19
    109
    65

    Chandramukhi

    Rajinikanth, Nayantara

    Released2005

    Directed byP. Vasu

    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
  • 20
    261
    209

    Chemistry

  • 21
    135
    97

    Yaavarum Naalam

    Madhavan, Neetu Chandra

    Released2009

    Directed byVikram K. Kumar

  • 22
    148
    112

    Ragini MMS

    Kainaz Motivala, Raj Kumar Yadav

    Released2011

    Directed byPawan Kripalani

    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
  • 23
    115
    82

    100 Days

    Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit

    Released1991

    Directed byPartho Ghosh

  • 24
    138
    105

    Agyaat

    Nithin, Priyanka Kothari

    Released2009

    Directed byRam Gopal Varma

    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 simultaneously...  more
  • 25
    110
    88

    Chaarulatha

    Priyamani, Skanda

    Released2012

    Directed byPon Kumaran