Bollywood: Five Classic Horror Movies Of Hindi Cinema

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Many filmmakers in Bollywood have tried their hand on this genre and managed to instil a good scare amongst the audience; here are some classic horror movies

Written By Pooja Dhar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Thrilling, spine-chilling, and downright frightening is what is expected from a good horror movie. Hindi films are known for the classics that they have always produced. Many filmmakers in Bollywood have tried their hands in this genre and managed to instil a good scare amongst the audience. Here are some classic horror movies that Bollywood has given the world. Take a look-

Veerana (1988)

Veerana is directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay. The lead cast of the movie includes Jasmine, Hemant Birje, and Sahila Chaddha, amongst the others. The plot of the movie revolved around a beautiful young girl, who is, unfortunately, possessed from her childhood by a vengeful spirit. She wanders around lonely places to seduce and kill people and thus, gradually becoming lost into a dark world of revenge and lust. The movie managed to scare the audience and was a superhit.

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Purani Haveli (1989)

Purani Haveli is directed by Tulsi Ramsay and Shyam Ramsay. The lead cast of the movie includes Deepak Parashar, Amita Nangia, and Shubha. The plot of the movie revolves around a rich family that eagerly buys an abandoned mansion in a rural area, but later discovers that the mansion has a very disturbing and horrifying past. The movie still gives the chills to the people.

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Raaz (2002)

Raaz is a Vikram Bhatt directorial, written by Mahesh Bhatt. The movie stars Dino Morea, Bipasha Basu, and Malini Sharma in lead roles. The plot of the movie revolves around Sanjana and Aditya, who decide to give their marriage one last chance. They plan a holiday in Ooty, but they don't know that a strange figure is waiting for them to come. Even today, Raaz makes it to the list of the scariest Bollywood movies of all times.

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Bhoot (2003)

Bhoot is a Ram Gopal Verma movie, written by Lalit Marathe and Sameer Sharma. The lead cast of the movie includes Ajay Devgn, and Urmila Matondkar. The plot of the movie revolves around a married couple that moves into a flat that is haunted by a spirit. A series of inexplicable experiences drive the wife to near madness. The husband must protect his wife to save their marriage. Bhoot is still one of the best horror movies in Bollywood and terrifies people every time someone watches it.

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Darna Mana Hai (2003)

Darna Mana Hai is a Prawaal Raman directorial. The star cast includes Sohail Khan, Sameera Reddy, and Antara Mali. The plot of the movie revolves around the life of seven friends. After their car breaks down in the middle of the night, they find shelter and tell one another stories to kill time till dawn. It is one of the best horror classics in Bollywood.

 

 

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