Foreign Films The Best Hindi Thriller Movies  

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Here is an edge-of-your-seat list of the best Hindi thriller movies, ranked by Bollywood film lovers like you. With many recent award-winning films on the list you’re sure to find a movie to leave you breathless on this list of Hindi thriller films, regardless of how new you are to Indian cinema.

If you’re looking for something with a bit of drama and romance with your thrills check out the award-winning My Name is Khan. Or, if a historical road movie is more up your alley, take a peek at Gunday. Then again, if mystery is your thing you might enjoy the crime-drama Talaash. Whatever kind of thriller you’re looking for you’re sure to find it on this Hindi thriller movies list. Take a deep breath, make sure you've had your blood pressure meds, and work your way through list of Bollywood thriller movies. And—if you’re not exhausted from the ride—vote on which ones you think are the most thrilling.

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Drishyam Mohanlal, Siddique, Meena Drishyam is a 2013 Malayalam drama–thriller film written and directed by Jeethu Joseph and starring Mohanlal and Meena. The film was produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner Aashirvad ...more

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A Wednesday

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Baby

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Ghajini

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Baazigar Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Shilpa Shetty Baazigar is a 1993 Bollywood crime-thriller film directed by Abbas-Mustan, it is a contemporary thriller about a young man who stops at nothing to get what he wants. The story of Baazigar was ...more

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Badlapur

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Talaash Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Aamir Khan Talaash is a 2012 crime drama musical film directed by Reema Kagti.

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Race 2 Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu, Saif Ali Khan Race 2 is a Bollywood action thriller film directed by Abbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla and produced under the Tips Music Films banner. It is the sequel to the 2008 film, Race and the second ...more

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Gangs of Wasseypur 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hindi Thriller Movies
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The Villain

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Mardaani Rani Mukerji, Jisshu Sengupta, Avneet Kaur Mardaani is a 2014 crime drama action thriller film written by Gopi Puthran and directed by Pradeep Sarkar.

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Nh10 Anushka Sharma, Deepti Naval, Ravi Jhankal NH10 is a 2015 Indian crime-thriller film directed by Navdeep Singh. It stars Anushka Sharma and Neil Bhoopalam in lead roles, and marks the production debut of Sharma. The film is co-produced ...more

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Ugly

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Madras Cafe John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, Prakash Belawadi Madras Cafe is a 2013 Indian political espionage thriller film directed by Shoojit Sircar and starring John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri and Rashi Khanna in lead roles. The film is set in the late ...more

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Gangs of Wasseypur

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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! Sushant Singh Rajput, Swastika Mukherjee, Anand Tiwari Detective Byomkesh Bakshi is a 2015 film written by Saradindu Bandopaddhyay and directed by Dibakar Banerjee.

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Paan Singh Tomar Irrfan Khan, Mahi Gill, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Paan Singh Tomar is a 2012 Indian biographical film based on the true story of the athlete Paan Singh Tomar. A soldier in the Indian Army, he wins a gold medal at the Indian National Games, but ...more

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Black Friday

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Haider Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Shraddha Kapoor Haider is a 2014 Indian crime drama film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, and co-written by Basharat Peer and Bhardwaj. It stars Shahid Kapoor as the titular protagonist, and co-stars Tabu, Shraddha ...more

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D-Day Shruti Haasan, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan D-Day is a 2013 Indian action spy thriller film co-produced by DAR motion pictures and Emmay Entertainment Private Limited. The movie is directed by Nikhil Advani and stars Arjun Rampal, Rishi ...more

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Om Shanti Om

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Don 2 Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan Don 2 is a 2011 Indian action crime thriller film and the third installment of the Don franchise, directed and co-written by Farhan Akhtar. The film was produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Shah Rukh ...more

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My Name Is Khan

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Phantom

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Dhoom 2 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Hrithik Roshan Dhoom 2 is a 2006 Indian action film directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Aditya Chopra and Yash Chopra at an estimated budget of 350 million under the Yash Raj Films banner. It is the ...more

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New York Katrina Kaif, John Abraham, Irrfan Khan New York is a 2009 Bollywood thriller film directed by Kabir Khan, produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films, and screenplay by Sandeep Srivastava. Visual effects are by Visual Computing ...more

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Kick

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Bang Bang Bang Bang is a 2011 animated film directed by Mihee-Nathalie Lemoine.

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Dhoom: 3

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Hera Pheri

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Kurbaan

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Gunday Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan, Victor Banerjee Gunday is an upcoming action Hindi film, written and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Aditya Chopra. The film will feature Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor in the lead roles while ...more

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Ek Paheli Leela

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Bombay Velvet Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor, Raveena Tandon Bombay Velvet is an upcoming Hindi crime drama film directed and co-produced by Anurag Kashyap, based on historian Gyan Prakash's book Mumbai Fables. Set in Bombay of the 1960s, the film tells ...more

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Mr. X

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Kill Dil Govinda, Parineeti Chopra, Ranveer Singh Kill/Dil is a 2014 Indian crime drama film directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Aditya Chopra under the Yash Raj Films banner. The film stars Ranveer Singh, Ali Zafar and Parineeti Chopra in ...more