Bollywood Horror movies have always been a craze for the Indian audience. Earlier Horror movie meant, darkness, old mansion and evil people with black magic powers. But with time definition of horror movies changed.

When it comes to Bollywood Horror films genre, we cannot forget one name, and that’s Ramsay Brothers. The first ever real horror movie made by Indian film Industry was Mahal in1949, by Kamal Amrohi.

At least we get 2,3 horror movies every year in Bollywood but only a few of them loved by Indian audience.

Today, we are sharing or discussing the list of Best Bollywood Horror films or Hindi Horror films, these films are famous for their dramatic and scary plot with suspense twists.

Let’s see the Top 10 Best Bollywood Horror Movies

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Ragini MMS (2011)

Horror thriller movie directed by Pawan Kripalani. The movie is said to be inspired by horror film Paranormal Activity. The movie is a video footage of a girl named Ragini. The movie starred Raj Kumar Yadav and Kainaz Motivala.

Haunted 3D (2011)

An Indian Horror Film by Vikram Bhatt, a sequel to the movie is expected to hit screens at the end of 2013. Haunted 3D is India’s first Stereoscopic 3D horror movie. The movie starred Mahakshay Chakraborty and Twinkle Bajpai.

13B (2009)

A psychological horror movie by Vikram Kumar was simultaneously released in Tamil as “Yavarum Nalam” with a slightly different star cast. The film starred R Madhavan and Neetu Chandra. The movie got mixed reviews from the critics, but 13B is surely an underrated Bollywood Movie and it deserves to be on the list of Best Bollywood Horror Movies of All The time. 

Ek Thi Daayan (2013)

An Indian Horror Film by Kannan Iyer. The movie got good box office collection and good reviews from movie critics. The movie starred Kalki Koechlin, Emraan Hashmi, Huma Qureshi and Konkona Sen Sharma.

Phoonk (2008)

The horror movie based on Black Magic by Ram Gopal Verma. Later a sequel named Phoonk 2 was also released in 2010. Whereas Phoonk was a Hit movie Phoonk 2 couldn’t recreate the magic. The movie starred Sudeep, Amruta Khanvkar, and Ahsas Channa

Raaz (2002)

Horror movie by Vikram Bhatt, a sequel of the movie with names, Raaz- The Mystery Continues (2009) and Raaz 3 (2013) were also released, But Raaz (2002) was the best of all three. It was rumored that the film was the adoption of “What Lies Beneath”. Film Starred Dino Morea and Bipasha Basu.

Bhoot (2003)

Horror movie by Ram Gopal Verma was later dubbed in Telugu with the name “12 va Anthasthu”. Sequel to the movie “Bhoot returns” was released in 2012. The movie starred Ajay Devgn and Urmila Matondkar

Darna Mana Hai (2003)

Darna Mana Hai is a package movie of 6 short horror stories, directed by Prawaal Raman. The movie became one of the most acclaimed movies of the year. The movie starred, Saif Ali Khan, Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shivdasani, Shilpa Shetty, Sameera Reddy, Isha Koppikar, Nana Patekar, Sohail Khan and many more.

Vaastu Shastra (2004)

Horror Movie by Ram Gopal Verma was dubbed in Telugu as Marri Chettu. The movie was successful at the box office. The movie starred Sushmita Sen and J D Chakravarthy.

1920 (2008)

1920 is a horror film directed by Vikram Bhatt, also dubbed in Telugu with the name “1920 Gayathri”. The movie starred Rajneish Duggall and Adah Sharma. The movie was successful commercially as well as movie critics gave a green flag to the movie and we consider it one of the Best Indian horror films.

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This list of Best Bollywood Horror Movies is curated by Filmy Keeday Team. If you think that some important Bollywood Horror film is missing from this list, then you can add the name of films in the comment section of this page.