20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

Mar 02, 2018, 18:00 IST
  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    The psychological horror-thriller Pari starring Anushka Sharma is being directed by Prosit Roy and also stars Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee. Anushka Sharma's eerie look in the film has intrigued moviegoers

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    1921 was the first horror film to be released in 2018. It was directed by Vikram Bhatt and starred Zareen Khan, Karan Kundra and Vikram himself in lead roles. This was the fourth instalment of the popular 1920 franchise

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Prawal Raman remade the Hollywood film Oculus in Hindi as Dobaara: See Your Evil which starred real-life brother-sister duo Huma Qureshi and Saqib Saleem

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    The fourth film of the Raaz series, Raaz Reboot was released in 2016, which starred Emraan Hashmi (in a negative role), Kriti Kharbanda and Gaurav Arora

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    The third instalment of the 1920 series, 1920: London released in 2016. It starred Sharman Joshi and Meera Chopra in lead roles and was directed by Tinu Suresh Desai

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    The 2015 romantic horror-thriller Khamoshiyan saw TV actor Gurmeet Choudhary make his Bollywood debut. The Karan Darra directorial was written by Vikram Bhatt and also starred Sapna Pabbi and Ali Fazal in lead roles

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Bipasha Basu starred opposite future husband Karan Singh Grover in the 2015 horror-thriller Alone which was the remake of a Thai film of the same name. Bhushan Patel helmed directorial duties

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    The beautiful Sunny Leone starred in the 2014 erotic-horror Ragini MMS 2, (also directed by Bhushan Patel) which was her first foray into the genre. The Baby Doll song picturised on her and crooned by Kanika Kapoor was popular with viewers

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Vikram Bhatt directed what would be touted as India's first creature film titled Creature 3D in 2014, which starred Bipasha Basu and Imran Abbas in lead roles

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    3G, directed by Sheershak Anand and Shantanu Ray Chhibber was released in 2013 and starred Neil Nitin Mukesh and Sonal Chauhan in lead roles

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    2013 also saw the release of the supernatural thriller Ek Thi Daayan. The Kannan Iyer directorial featured Emraan Hashmi, Konkana Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin and Huma Qureshi in pivotal roles

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Bipasha Basu essayed lead roles in Suparn Verma's 2013 directorial Aatma, with Nawazuddin playing a ghost

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    The third film in the Raaz series, Raaz 3 was released in 2012. Directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film starred Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu and Esha Gupta. Bipasha essays a formerly successful actress who practices dark magic in the horror-thriller

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    2012 saw the release of 1920: Evil Returns, which was the second film in the 1920 horror film franchise and starred Aftab Shivdasani and Tia Bajpai

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Singer Aditya Narayan made his acting debut in an adult role with the 2010 Vikram Bhatt directorial Shaapit, which revolved around a cursed girl

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Phoonk 2, which was the sequel to Ram Gopal Varma's 2008 film Phoonk was released in 2010. Directed by Milind Gadagkar, it saw lead trio Sudeep, Amruta Khanvilkar and Ahsaas Channa reprise their roles

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Mohit Suri directed the second film in the Raaz series in 2009. Titled Raaz: The Mystery Continues it starred Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut and Adhyayan Suman

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Ram Gopal Varma's Agyaat released in 2009, which saw Nitin, Priyanka Kothari and Gautam Rode essaying lead roles

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Ram Gopal Varma directed Phoonk in 2008, which starred Sudeep, Amruta Khanvilkar and Ahsaas Channa in pivotal roles. The horror-thriller centered around the theme of black magic

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  • 20 Bollywood horror films that ruled the box-office in the last decade

    Vikram Bhatt kicked off his highly successful horror film series 1920 in 2008. The first film had Rajniesh Duggal and Adah Sharma as the lead pair

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There have been numerous horror films in Bollywood centering around various themes since the last decade that have been popular with moviegoeres. With Anushka Sharma's Pari releasing soon, we look at some films in the genre that stood out

 

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