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Best Horror movies on Sony LIV

If watching horror gives you the chills and the thrills, let us recommend these titles which will make up for your quota of Best Horror movies on Sony LIV

Best Horror movies on Sony LIV
Best Horror movies on Sony LIV

Last Updated: 03.38 AM, Mar 28, 2024


There was a time when the very term ‘horror’ only meant prosthetics, prosthetics and prosthetics. Long nails, long hair, blood-stained teeth, battered or torn clothes and facial disfigurements were some of the traits used by the film’s makers to infuse horror in their movies. Circa 2024! 

This is the time of digitisation, the time where everything has to look real even if its not real! Ditto for horror films as well. Here’s presenting a list of Best Horror movies which one can watch on the OTT major Sony LIV.


Bramayugam (Malayalam)
Star cast: Mammootty, Arjun Ashokan, Sidharth Bharathan, Amalda Liz and others
Director: Rahul Sadasivan

Story plot:
The superstar Mammootty starrer Bramayugam had hit theatres in February 2024 and is now being streamed on SonyLIV. The story, which is set in the 17th century in South Kerala, follows the life path of Kodumon Potti (Mammootty) and what happens when a young folk singer Thevan, finds shelter in a mysterious place that is owned by the former.

As time passes, reality dawns on Thevan that, the present situation and location is not what it looks like from outside and that it has an extremely scary inward to it. As time passes by, Thevan also realises that, what he is facing at present is far more mysterious and dangerous than what he was escaping from! What happens of Thevan and Kodumon Potti is what forms the rest of the film.

Saaya (in Hindi)
Saaya (in Hindi)

Saaya (Dubbed in Hindi)
Star cast: Jayasurya, Amith Chakalakkal, Sania Iyappan, Sidhartha Siva, Dain Davis, Durga Krishna, Raghavan
Director: Ranjith Sankar

Story plot:
In today’s day and age, many of the people and friends get connected through social media, especially Facebook. The film’s plot gets ‘ploughed’ through the very concept of five filmmakers from all across the globe not just network together through FaceBook, but also together make a joint decision of meeting at an old weary bungalow for a project. 

And the project is none other than to make a short film. And just as when they get the cameras to roll to start shooting for their film, a series of non-stop events of unnatural nature begin to unfold. What is the main reason for such activities and who is the brain behind it is what forms the rest of the film.

Darr @ The Mall (Hindi)
Starcast: Jimmy Shergill and Nusrat Bharucha, Arif Zakaria, Asif Basra
Director: Pavan Kirpalani

Story plot:
The film’s plot revolves around an ex-army officer turned chief security officer Vishnu Sharma (Jimmy Shergill). After he joins duty at the Amity mall, he is made to understand that there have been as many as nine accidental deaths at the mall and the horror stories about these deaths eventually gets translated into the mall being haunted, which affects the footfalls drastically. Needless to say, that this becomes a worry for the mall’s owners. 

Will Vishnu Sharma be able to solve the mystery or id it more than what meets the eye is what one will discover in the film.

Darna Zaroori Hai
Starcast: Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Makrand Deshpande, Arjun Rampal, Bipasha Basu, Sonali Kulkarni, Riteish Deshmukh, Rajpal Yadav, Suniel Shetty and others
Director: Sajid Khan, Prawaal Raman, Ram Gopal Varma, J. D. Chakravarthy, Jiji Philip 

Story plot:
This is one film which had been directed by as many as four directors. This multi starrer film had all the ingredients required of a horror film. The film starts off with six children losing their way in a forest. To make things worse and challenging, they do so in the pitch middle of the night! After all the stumbling and fumbling, they eventually land up at a haunted house.

It is here they ‘encounter’ an old lady who narrates six horror stories to the children. The film has been divided into parts like Imaginary Ghost, Spirits Do Come, Accidents are Never Predicted, Ghostly Audition, A Bride's Revenge and The Ending. Do not miss watching this film for anything in the world. You can see the stellar performances of many of the talented actors who had been roped to be a part of the film.

The Invitation
Starcast: Nathalie Emmanuel, Thomas Doherty, Alana Boden, Hugh Skinner, Stephanie Corneliussen, and others
Director: Jessica M. Thompson

Story plot:
The Invitation, which has been inspired by the novel titled Dracula by Bram Stoker, mirrors the life of a young woman Evie (Nathalie Emmanuel), who meets her family members post the death of her mother. Post her mother’s death, she gets to know that she has a distant cousin named Oliver Alexander aka Olve (Hugh Skinner), and who stays in England. 

It is here where she ‘encounters’ the dark and untold secrets that her family members carry. Not many know that, before the time the film was titled as The Invitation, it was titled to be the Bride. But, for reasons best known to the film’s makers, they, changed the title to The Invitation. The film, went onto become a box office success all over.

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