Bollywood, the term used to describe Hindi language films, has been an increasingly powerful force in the entertainment industry. Epic productions with budgets in the eight digit range are not completely unheard of in this always expanding market. In the realm of horror, mostly dealing with ghosts and the paranormal, Bollywood has put together some genuine frights. Here are ten Bollywood horror films that are not only brilliant, they are also scary as hell!
A family moves into a house that has a reputation for being haunted. The house lives up to its reputation in a series of gruesome and brutal ways.
After turning his back on his family and religion, a man soon finds his wife possessed by a demon.
In an effort to save their marriage, a young couple moves to the remote town of Ooty. The young wife soon discovers her husband has moved there for a different, more sinister reason.
Ragini MMS (2001)
During an erotic outing in the country at a friend’s farmhouse, the guests discover the house has been outfitted with cameras, not for sexy time, but rather for monitoring something more otherworldly.
13 B (2009)
A man finds a television show broadcast only to his apartment that shows the future of his family.
A young woman moves into a new house where she has a run in with the ghost of the home’s builder who died shortly after completing the home.
Horror Story (2013)
Based loosely on Stephen King’s 1408, seven friends decide to spend the night in an abandoned hotel that used to serve as a mental asylum.
Darna Mana Hai (2003)
A group of friends are stranded for the night after their car breaks down and pass the time by telling ghost stories in this anthology horror thriller.
Haunted 3D (2011)
A realtor encounters ghosts as she attempts to sell a mansion. This was India’s first stereoscopic 3D film.
A young couple moves into a high rise apartment once occupied by a woman who jumped from the building with her infant child. The young bride becomes obsessed with the story in an extremely unhealthy way.