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Best murder mystery movies of Bollywood to binge-watch right now

If you're looking to stream the best murder mystery movies of Bollywood, we've got you covered with a specially curated list that caters to your thrilling needs.

Best murder mystery movies of Bollywood to binge-watch right now
Best murder mystery Bollywood movies

Last Updated: 07.34 PM, May 27, 2024


There are several murder mystery films that have secured a spot on the list of best movies for their cinematic flair or brilliance.  From psychological thrillers to intense murder mysteries with gore and violence, many intriguing movies are available on various OTT platforms. If you're looking to stream the best murder mystery movies of Bollywood, we've got you covered with a specially curated list that caters to your thrilling needs. Enjoy with a tub of buttery popcorn!

Top Bollywood murder mystery movies



Ayushmann Khurrana’s dark crime caper film makes up for the best of the murder mysteries, as it keeps the viewers guessing about the next move. The unprecedented turns and a well-crafted plot all make this a highly engaging film. The plot revolves around a blind pianist who unwittingly gets coiled up in the murder mystery of an actor.

  • Cast: Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte

  • IMDb rating: 8.2

  • Where to watch: ZEE5


Inspired by the infamous Noida double murder case, Talvar is a unique blend of thriller, suspense, and drama. The plot delves into the murder investigation of a young girl and the house servant. Due to the lack of circumstantial evidence, the needle of suspicion points at the parents, making this a spine-chilling movie with many plot twists. Irrfan Khan steps into the shoes of a blunt CBI officer and delivers a power-packed performance.

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

  • IMDb rating: 8.1

  • Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar


A modern-day adaptation of Yash Chopra’s 1969 film of the same name, this neo-noir mystery thriller traces the events of double murders from various perspectives. A gripping whodunit with Rashomon effect storytelling will keep you immersed.

  • Cast: Akshaye Khanna, Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha

  • IMDb rating: 7.2

  • Where to watch: Netflix

Teesri Manzil

Vijay Anand’s musical mystery film revolves around a vengeful woman who pledges to seek revenge for the suspicious murder of her sister. However, romance creates a messy twist in her quest as she unravels the unexpected truth.  With a compelling narrative, visually rich cinematography, and soulful music, the 1966 movie keeps you on the edge of your seat.

  • Cast: Shammi Kapoor, Asha Parekh, Raj Mehra

  • IMDb rating: 7.5

  • Where to watch: ZEE5


Looking for some edgy thriller with captivating performances? If you’re already nodding, then Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla serves its purpose with enticing plot twists and a gripping climax. The story follows a troubled businesswoman arrested for murdering her secret lover and grapples to prove her innocence with her lawyer. Has she been wrongfully framed, or is there more to her shady story?

  • Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Tony Luke and Amrita Singh  

  • IMDb rating: 7.4

  • Where to watch: Netflix

The Stoneman Murders

A riveting thriller that weaves fiction with reality to offer a spine-chilling insight into the shocking truth. Based on the real-life Stoneman serial killings that shook the nation in the 1980s, this neo-noir crime thriller is set in Bombay. It tells the gory tale of the footpath dwellers in Bombay as they become targets of a psychopathic killer as he brutally kills innocent victims by stoning them to death in their sleep.

  • Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Arbaaz Khan, Vikram Gokhale

  • IMDb rating: 7.3

  • Where to watch: Plex

Merry Christmas

This neo-noir mystery thriller is adapted from a French novel and follows a chance encounter between two strangers as their lives get entangled with a surprising murder twist. Set in a time period of one day on Christmas Eve, Sriram Raghavan’s convoluted murder-mystery thriller keeps you hooked with its crisp story and brilliant performances.

  • Cast: Vijay Sethupathi and Katrina Kaif

  • IMDb rating: 7

  • Where to watch: Netflix


Shashanka Ghosh’s edgy psychological thriller keeps audiences enthralled with its crisp narrative and unexpected plot twists. The plot follows a socially awkward dentist grappling for affection, only to get entangled in a darker murder mystery.

  • Cast: Kartik Aaryan, Alaya F.
  • IMDb rating: 7.3
  • Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar

Raat Akeli Hai

This top-notch crime thriller keeps you on the edge of your seats with its riveting cat-and-mouse chase. The plot revolves around a small-town cop investigating the death of an elderly family member to unfold the hidden truth behind the sinister murder.

  • Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Shweta Tripathi
  • IMDb rating: 7.2
  • Where to watch: Netflix
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