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Best Bollywood horror movies of all time

Best Bollywood horror movies of all time: From riveting psychological thrillers to cult-classic spiritual possessions, these horror movies in Hindi will give you spooky feels!

Best Bollywood horror movies of all time
Best Hindi horror movies: Raat to 13 B

Last Updated: 07.36 PM, Jun 07, 2024


Horror movies have been a popular genre since the golden era of Bollywood. The intense suspense and adrenaline-pumping jump scares with an engaging storyline add a layer to the horror movies that captivate viewers' attention. Whether it is the crisp narrative with chilling twists or the demonic, eerie ghosts, these horror movies in Hindi will give you spooky feels!  From riveting psychological thrillers to cult-classic spiritual possessions, here are the best Bollywood horror movies of all time to stream on OTT.

Top horror movies in Hindi



Starring a formidable trio of actors, this epic horror film delves into the urban myth of the witch (Chudail). Set against the small-town backdrop of Chanderi, the plot traces a dreadful tale of village men who fear Stree (a witch or a vengeful spirit) that visits every full moon and haunts unmarried men. Vicky and his gang unravel the mystery, along with a suspicious but charming woman.

  • Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, and Pankaj Tripathi

  • IMDb rating: 7.5

  • Where to watch: Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar

13 B: Fear Has A New Address

If you’re looking to escape the Indian horror movie cliches and demonic possessions, then 13 B seems like a worthy choice. Be it R Madhavan’s captivating performance as the lead or the well-crafted narrative, 13 B stands out in the genre for its authentic story and unconventional acting. It traces the story of a man and his family as they shift to a new apartment building on the 13th floor, but soon get entangled with supernatural forces as they interact through a television to unravel mysteries of the past.

  • Cast: R Madhavan, Neetu Chandra, Sachin Khedekar

  • IMDb rating: 7.3

  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video


Spearheaded by Ram Gopal Varma, this classic horror movie is a spooky cinematic gem that traces a series of unsettling events after a family shifts into a new house. When an evil spirit starts lurking in their house and possesses their young daughter Mini, a sinister secret unfolds from the past. Packed with jump scares or an intriguing background score, Raat will keep you on the edge of your seat.

  • Cast: Revathi, Rohini Hattangadi, Om Puri

  • IMDb rating: 7

  • Where to watch: ZEE5


This 1949 supernatural horror film marks the beginning of a new genre, as it is proudly cited as Bollywood’s first horror film. Helmed by Kamal Amrohi in his directorial debut, it narrates a story about aristocrat Hari Shankar (played by Ashok Kumar), who moves into an ancient mansion, or the titular Mahal. With urban legends of incomplete love, Hari begins experiencing eerie visions of a mysterious lady (played by Madhubala) who claims to be his lover from the past. A tale of reincarnation, a mysterious past, and incomplete love centers the major themes of the movie and keeps you engaged.

  • Cast: Ashok Kumar, Madhubala

  • IMDb rating: 6.9

  • Where to watch: ShemarooMe, YouTube

The House Next Door

Also released as Aval in Tamil, this Hindi horror film delves deeper into the tested ideology of haunted house plotlines with its spine-chilling twist and thought-provocative execution. The plot revolves around a couple who gets intertwined in supernatural phenomena after their new but bizarre neighbours become the target of dark forces.

  • Cast: Siddharth, Andrea Jeremiah

  • IMDb rating: 6.7

  • Where to watch: JioCinema


Bhoot is a gory supernatural horror movie that easily brings on chills with its perplexed characters. Ram Gopal Varma’s second horror flick after Raat traces the story of a married couple, Vishal and Swati, whose lives take a grim twist when they rent a weird apartment with a dark past related to its previous tenants. When Swati is driven by madness and fear, Vishal searches for ways to free his possessed wife.  Cast: Ajay Devgn, Urmila Matondkar, Nana Patekar

  • IMDb rating: 6.4

  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video


An iconic period horror that garnered a loyal fanbase for its impeccable special effects and power-packed performances from the lead actors. The multi-linear narrative follows Arjun and Lisa’s love story as they go against their families and society to get married. However, things take a dark turn when their new house appears to harbour grim secrets of the past with a reincarnation twist. It’s a tale about true love, religious belief, and period drama with a horrifying demonic possession that threatens to ruin everyone’s life.

  • Cast:  Adah Sharma, Rajneesh Duggal

  • IMDb rating: 6.4

  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar

Darna Mana Hai

This eerie anthology film revolves around a group of six friends as they narrate spooky tales to one another to pass time while stranded on a highway. The unsettling stories turn sinister when some of the friends mysteriously disappear without a trace. go missing.

  • Cast: Nana Patekar, Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shivdasani, Shilpa Shetty, Sameera Reddy, Isha Koppikar, Saif Ali Khan, Sohail Khan
  • IMDb rating: 6.3
  • Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar


Vikram Bhatt’s horror romance is a cult classic supernatural film that inspired a series of installments after its unexpected popularity. Whether it's the scenic beauty of Ooty or the mesmerizing songs, Raaz is still etched in the memories of milennials. The plot revolves around a troubled married couple, Aditya and Sanjana, as they move to Ooty to reunite their broken bonds. However, a grim mystery of the past awaits this couple, along with a vengeful spirit’s twist.

  • Cast: Dino Morea, Bipasha Basu
  • IMDb rating: 6.7
  • Where to watch: YouTube
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