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Best Bollywood suspense movies that will keep you on the edge of your seat

From Andhadun to Merry Christmas, here are the best suspense movies of Bollywood to stream on OTT.

Best Bollywood suspense movies that will keep you on the edge of your seat
Best Bollywood suspense movies: Jaane Jaan to Andhadhun

Last Updated: 12.24 AM, May 20, 2024


Some movies take you on a thrilling journey through the unexpected surge of adrenaline with its riveting narratives and captivating characters. The constant twists and suspense keep you on the edge of your seat. Whether it's the fast-paced plot with a psychological thriller surprise or the gripping climax, these movies offer oodles of entertainment. If you're searching to stream the best suspense movies of Bollywood, we've got you covered with a curated list that caters to your needs.

Top Bollywood suspense films

Talaash: The Answer Lies Within


  • Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Rani Mukerji

  • IMDb rating: 7.2

  • Where to watch: Netflix

This epic suspenseful film, directed by Reema Kagti, is a gripping psychological thriller with a puzzling climax that keeps you baffled to the very end. Talaash, as the name implies, centres on a police investigation about a missing person that gets complicated after a string of unexplained events, including a murder mystery.

Merry Christmas

  • Cast: Vijay Sethupathi and Katrina Kaif

  • IMDb rating: 7

  • Where to watch: Netflix

Based on a French novel, this neo-noir mystery thriller follows a chance meet-cute between two strangers on Christmas Eve. Things become shady and convoluted when the beautiful evening ends in a murder mystery with the needle of suspicion pointing at everyone.

Jaane Jaan

  • Cast: Kareena Kapoor, Jaideep Ahlawat, Vijay Varma

  • IMDb rating: 7

  • Where to watch: Netflix

Sujoy Ghosh’s mystery thriller revolves around a single mother and her daughter, who commit a deadly crime and escape the investigation by covering it up with their neighbour. With multiple riveting plot twists and a mind-bending screenplay, Jaane Jaan is a must-watch suspenseful thriller.


  • Cast: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi

  • IMDb raing: 8.1

  • Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Loosely based on the infamous Noida double murder case that shook the nation, the crime drama film delves into the murder investigation. The plot follows the mysterious deaths of an adolescent girl and a house servant, and the twisted investigation, from different perspectives. Irrfan Khan embodies the character of a CBI agent and is quite impressive in this sharp and witty role.


  • Cast: Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte

  • IMDb rating: 8.2

When we are talking about the best suspense movies, it is nearly impossible to miss Ayushmann Khurrana’s black comedy crime film. It traces the story of a blind pianist who unwittingly becomes entangled in the murder mystery of a retired actor. With a compelling narrative and visually rich cinematography, the movie keeps you on the edge of your seat.


  • Cast: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

  • IMDb rating: 8.1

  • Where to watch: JioCinema

It tells the story of the central protagonist, Vidya Bagchi, a pregnant lady who is desperately searching for her husband after his sudden disappearance. From London to Kolkata, she embarks on a challenging journey against the odds. With a shady plotline, a fast-paced directing style, and some intriguing themes, including motherhood, against the backdrop of patriarchy and societal hypocrisy, Kahaani is a thriller that you should definitely stream if you haven't already.

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