The Hindi film industry has experimented with diverse genres such as romance, comedy, action and horror. In the early years, horror was a relatively lesser explored genre, with the Ramsays being the only banner to venture into the territory. But, of late, many leading film makers have tried their hand at making horror movies and have received considerable success too.
Here is the list of top 10 best horror movies of Bollywood:
The 1992 movie by Ram Gopal Verma, “Raat” happens to be one of the most memorable movies of the industry in horror genre. It is the story of a young girl being possessed by an evil spit and the character has been perfectly portrayed by ace actress Revathi.
9. Darna Mana Hai
The next name in the list of top 10 best horror movies of Bollywood is that of another RGV movie called “Darna Mana Hai” which came in 2003. It is a breakthrough movie in terms of making, with 6 short horror stories mingled into one. The film had a big star cast, including the likes of Amitabh Bachchan and Shilpa Shetty.
Ram Gopal Verma came back yet again in 2003 with a scary film called “Bhoot”, which starred Ajay Devgan and Urmila Matondkar as an urban couple, with the later being possessed by a troublesome ghost of a murdered woman.
7. 1920: The Evil Returns
Vikram Bhatt established his supremacy in the horror camp of Bollywood with the 2008 film called “1920: The Evil Returns”. The film did not have a famous star cast, but a gripping story line and excellent cinematography fetched huge acclaim for the movie.
One of the earliest Bollywood experiments with horror is “Mahal”, which hit the silver screen in 1949. It dealt with the subject of reincarnation and had Ashok Kumar and Madhubala in the lead roles. The movie is remembered for its melodious music till date.