15 Best Indian Horror Movies

Horror-themed is always popular among moviegoers. Thousands of horror movie fans spend time watching them every day. A special place in this genre is occupied by films produced in India. We have prepared for you a selection of the scariest and most rated Indian horror films.

Mystery: The Mystery Continues (2009)

The talented artist Prithvi methodically paints portraits of the enigmatic beauty. The girl regularly comes to him in visions in which she finds herself in bad situations. Prithvi seeks out his muse and warns of possible danger. She does not believe the artist, but soon the heroine of the horror film will have to change her mind.

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Original title:
Raaz: The Mystery Continues

Cast:
Kangana Ranaut, Adhyayan Suman, Emran Hashmi

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 5.6

Age limit:
16+

Temptation of a Married Woman 2 (2011)

Arjun is a dishonest ex-cop. He does not observe religious commandments, but carries donations to the church. One day, the bandit Samir turns to him for help. He complains that his business is suffering losses, as the wards of call girls began to disappear without a trace. The hero of the film begins an investigation.

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Original title:
Murder 2

Cast:
Emran Hashmi, Jacqueline Fernandez, Prashant Narayanan

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.1, IMDb – 6.2

Age limit:
16+

Eye of the Tiger (2005)

Correspondents Crete and Riya Thapar arrive at Orbit National Park with an unusual editorial assignment. They have to figure out the cause of the death of two Britons. According to rumors, the unfortunate tourists fell victim to a man-eating tiger. In an impenetrable jungle, the heroes of an impressive Indian horror movie meet a group of young people who have gone astray.

Original title:
Kaal

Cast:
Ajay Devgan, Vivek Oberoi, John Abraham

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 4.6

Age limit:
16+

Blood Magic (2004)

Drishti earns her living by reading tarot cards. After the death of her husband, the girl is left alone with an eight-year-old child. When the mayor’s daughter is murdered in the city, Drishti takes on the investigation. The purposeful heroine of the film is not afraid of horrors and dangers and persistently shows the makings of an Indian Sherlock Holmes.

Original title:
Rakht

Cast:
Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Bipasha Basu

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 3.7

Age limit:
12+

Fear Nothing (2003)

A company of seven friends leaves the city for a picnic. On the way, their car suddenly breaks down, and the young people are forced to look for lodging for the night in the forest. They find an abandoned hunting lodge and settle into it. For entertainment, the characters begin to tell scary stories in turn.

Original title:
Darna Mana Hai

Cast:
Samira Reddy, Antara Mali, Sohail Khan

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 6.3

Age limit:
12+

Third Dimension (2012)

An Indian actress named Shanaya is at the peak of her popularity. She plays the best roles, and there is no end to offers of cooperation. But luck suddenly turns away from the girl with the appearance of a young Sanjana. The beloved man of the heroine and success go to the new one. In desperation, Shanaya uses black magic and summons an evil spirit.

Original title:
Raaz 3: The Third Dimension

Cast:
Bipasha Basu, Emran Hashmi, Esha Gupta

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 4.0

Age limit:
16+

Witch (2013)

Bobo is a successful magician. He lives with a sweetheart named Tamara and successfully practices in his specialty. But he himself is haunted by strange hallucinations and visions from childhood: Bobo was once cursed by a demonic entity. The hero of the film, a connoisseur of magic known throughout India, realizes to his horror that his friend Lisa is that demon.

Original Title :
Ek Thi Daayan

Cast:
Emran Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.7

Age limit:
16+

National Route 10 (2015)

Married couple Mira and Arjun go on a romantic trip out of town. On the way, young people stop in a small Indian village not far from the highway. There, they witness a quarrel involving a girl, whom Mira stands up for. With her behavior, she angered a gang of scumbags, and now the heroes of a contrasting horror film have to hide from them.

Original Title :
NH10

Cast:
Anushka Sharma, Neil Bhupalam, Deepti Nawal

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.4, IMDb – 7.2

Age limit:
16+

Tumbad (2018)

Tumbad comes from a small village. He is the illegitimate son of a local lord. The guy is aware of the treasures of his great-grandmother-sorceress, hidden somewhere nearby in the castle. A young man goes in search of a treasure. This 2018 Indian horror film tells about the events of the colonial period, when the country was under the yoke of Britain.

Original title:
Tumbbad

Cast:
Rondjini Chakraborty, Deepak Damle, Anita Date

Country:
India, Sweden

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.4, IMDb – 8.2

Age limit:
16+

13B: Fear has a new address (2009)

Engineer Manohar has a large family. He takes a mortgage on a spacious apartment. In its numbering there is the number “13”, and it is located on the 13th floor, but this does not bother the man. Manohar spends evenings with his wife watching the TV series All is Well. The hero is unaware that the picture is shown only in his apartment, and nowhere else.

Original title:
13B: Fear Has a New Address

Cast:
Madhavan, Neetu Chandra, Poonam Dillon

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 7.2

Age limit:
16+

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Ghost (2013)

Maya is an ordinary Indian single mother. After the death of her husband, she independently raises a six-year-old daughter. One day, a woman is shocked when she hears a girl talking to her dead dad as if she were alive. It turns out that another father who has gone into the world wants to take his beloved daughter to him. The heroine of the mystical horror film is trying with all her might to resist this.

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Original title:
Aatma

Cast:
Jaideep Ahlawat, Bipasha Basu, Padam Bhola

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.0, IMDb – 3.7

Age limit:
16+

Cry! Pray! Shout! (2010)

Vic is a popular Indian horror film director. He is married to a girl named Pia. Recently, the family is experiencing a relationship crisis. Unexpectedly, Pia’s father fell ill due to illness. The family goes to the girl’s homeland, Mauritius, to visit her sick dad. But as soon as the heroine finds herself in her father’s house, the ghosts of the past begin to haunt her.

Original title:
Help

Starring :
Bobby Deol, Mugdha Godse, Shreyas Talpade

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.7, IMDb – 4.4

Age limit:
16+

Fairy (2018)

Arnab is taking his relatives home after meeting his bride. Along the way, he accidentally knocks his grandmother to death. Arnab discovers Ruksana in the old woman’s shack. She reports that she is in danger, and the hero takes the found to his home. Soon the demon begins to appear in the girl. This 2018 horror film is the feature-length debut of Indian director Prosit Roy.

Original title:
Pari

Cast:
Anushka Sharma, Parambratha Chatterjee, Rajat Kapoor

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.6, IMDb – 6.6

Age limit:
16+

Alone (2015)

Sanjana and Anjana are Siamese twins. During the separation operation, one of the sisters dies, while the other remains alive and builds her life happily. As the years go by, Sanjana and her husband come to her father’s house to take care of her paralyzed mother. The heroine immediately feels the presence of her long-dead sister and the evil intentions of her spirit.

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Original title:
Alone

Cast:
Bipasha Basu, Karan Grover, Sulabha Eriya

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.6, IMDb – 3.7

Age limit:
16+

On the other side of the door (2015)

Marie and Michael’s son dies in an accident. Heartbroken mother decides to test the belief. According to him, the deceased can be briefly revived to say goodbye. Marie comes to an ancient temple, but violates the procedure and opens the gate to the world of the dead. In some scenes of this Indian horror film, the house in which R. Kipling was born appears.

Original title:
The Other Side of the Door

Cast:
Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto, Sofia Rosinsky

Country:
UK, USA, India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.5, IMDb – 5.3

Age limit:
18+

Naina (2005)

Original title:
Naina

Cast:
Urmila Matondkar, Anuj Savney, Shweta Konnur

Country:
India, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.3, IMDb – 4.3

Age limit:
16+

London 1920 (2016)

Original title:
1920 London

Cast:
Sharman Joshi, Mira Chopra, Vishal Karwal

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.3, IMDb – 4.1

Age limit:
16+

Ghost House (2011)

Original Title :
Haunted – 3D

Cast:
Tia Bajpayee, Krishna Bhatt, Mimoh Chakraborty

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.0, IMDb – 6.2

Age limit:
16+

3G – the connection that kills (2013)

Original title:
3G – A Killer Connection

Cast:
Neil Nitin Mukesh, Sonal Chauhan, Mrinalini Sharma

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.3, IMDb – 3.6

Age limit:
16+

Spell (2008)

Original title:
Phoonk

Cast:
Sudeep, Amruta Khanvilkar, Ahsaas Channa

Country:
India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.2, IMDb – 3.8

Age limit:
16+

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I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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