It's Halloween time, a spooky time of the year and celebrations are observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day.
When you think about Halloween, you think about dressing up in scary costumes and children collecting candy from neighbors. A time of the year when yopu hallways are decked up with skeletons and cob webs,a spooky time for sure.
Halloween is synonymous with horror and death, so I thought for those you wouldn't be celebrating this day doing any of the above, you may as well spend it watching some of the best horror movies of Bollywood and trust me Ram Gopal Varma and Vikram Bhatt have churned out a lot of horror movies for you people to watch.
A forte they have gained maximum expertise in. I think one of the first horror movies to gain attention was Mahal which released in the year 1949, it was India's first reincarnation thriller film. Later it was followed by a number of such horror films, psycho thrillers etc.
100 days , yet another scary film that released in 1991 starring Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff, Moon Moon Sen, and Javed Jaffrey. The film was a mystery thriller that follows the events in the life of a woman with Extrasensory perception. It was a remake of Tamil Film Nooravathu Naal and became a super hit.
If one thinks only Hollywood can make good horror movies then you are absolutely wrong, there are many nail biting scary horror movies in Bollywood that are definitely worth the watch. Come on now, a hottie like Sunny Leone acted in a horror thriller, Ragini MMS2, now would you still miss out on our scary horror flicks. I guess not!
So this Halloween special, Check out the 10 scariest horror films of Bollywood that I am sure you'll enjoy watching...
Bhooth was one of the best horror film in Bollywood that dealt with possession and went onto have a sequel called Bhoot Returns.
Horror Story is a Bollywood dramatic horror film written by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Ayush Raina. The film takes inspiration from the 2011 horror film Grave Encounters.
1920: Evil Returns
1920: Evil Returns is a Bollywood horror film written by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Bhushan Patel.The film is a quasi-sequel to a 2008 film 1920.
It got the highest opening ever an Indian horror film has ever got, this movie took the genre to a new level by being released in 3D.
The first and third sequel of Raaz had Bipasha in the lead and the movie was quite scary when it comes to Indian horror movies.
Naina is a Hindi horror film released in India in 2005. Its release caused controversy in India because its depiction of the protagonist seeing ghosts after receiving a corneal transplant was similar to existing fears in India surrounding corneal transplants and it was feared the film would discourage people from donating corneas or seeking corneal transplants.
Raat is a 1992 Bollywood, supernatural thriller written, and directed by Ram Gopal Varma starring Revathi in the role of protagonist Manisha Sharma. Upon release the film received positive reviews and remained a cult classic.
Aatma is a 2013 Bollywood psychological thriller directed by Suparn Verma and starring Bipasha Basu and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in lead roles and Shernaz Patel and Doyel Dhawan in supporting roles. Aatma released on 22 March 2013 and centers on a mother that must fight to keep her daughter safe from the ghost of her father.
Ragini MMS 2
Ragini MMS 2 is a 2014 Bollywood erotic-horror film. The movie is the sequel to the 2011 horror movie Ragini MMS.
Darna Mana Hai
RGV collaborated 6 short stories into one, giving the audience different ways to get spooked. It was a new take on the horror genre, and is worth a watch!