PHIR WOHI RAAT “Same Night Again” (1980) overview of Indian horror

PHIR WOHI RAAT [“Same Night Again”] is an Indian Hindi horror feature film about a young woman who has nightmares that she is being attacked. Directed by actor Danny Denzongpa …

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Saamri – India, 1985 – overview

Saamri is a 1985 Indian Hindi Bollywood supernatural horror feature film about a murdered old man who returns from the grave to avenge himself. The 3D movie was produced and …

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Amavas – India, 2019 – reviews

‘Witness the darkest night like never seen before.’ Amavas – “New Moon” – is a 2019 Indian Hindi supernatural horror feature film directed by Bhushan Patel (Alone; 1920: Evil Returns; Ragini MMS 2) from …

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The Tape – India, 2017 – overview

‘A vengeful spirit waits in the shadows’ The Tape is a 2017 Indian Hindi supernatural horror feature film directed by Saket S. Behl from a screenplay written by Vekeana Dhillon and Puneet …

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Bhoothnath – India, 2008 – reviews

Bhoothnath – translation: “Lord of Ghosts” – is a 2008 Indian Hindi horror comedy feature film directed by Vivek Sharma from a screenplay co-written with Sudhanshu Dube. It is a loose adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s …

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Stree – India, 2018 – overview

Stree (“Woman”) is a 2018 Indian Hindi comedy horror feature film directed by Amar Kaushik from a screenplay by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. It is based on the Indian urban legend Nale Ba, about …

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Pari – India, 2018 – reviews

‘Not a fairytale’ Pari – translation: “Equal”- is a 2018 Indian Hindi Bollywood supernatural horror feature film directed by Prosit Roy from a screenplay co-written with Abhishek Banerjee. Anvita Dutt provided additional dialogue. The Clean …

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Vaastu Shastra – India, 2004

Vaastu Shastra is a 2004 Indian Hindi horror film produced by Ram Gopal Varma aka RGV (Raat; Kaun? Bhoot; Phoonk) and directed by Saurab Narang from a screenplay by Charu Du Acharya. The term vastu …

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Alone – India, 2015

Alone is a 2015 Hindi Indian horror film directed by Bhushan Patel – who previously helmed hit Indian horror films 1920: Evil Returns and Ragini MMS – from a screenplay by Sheershak …

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NAGIN (1976) Reviews and overview

Nagin (English translation: “Female Snake”) is a 1976 Indian Hindi horror fantasy film produced and directed by Rajkumar Kohli. It features a huge ensemble cast including Sunil Dutt, Reena Roy, Jeetendra, Feroz …

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Mallika – India, 2010 – reviews

‘The new face of beauty… and fear.’ Mallika is a 2010 Bollywood Hindi Indian supernatural horror feature film, produced and directed by Wilson Louis. The film was released on 3 September …

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Phoonk – India, 2008 – reviews

‘Be warned… be very very warned…’ Phoonk – translation: “Blow” – is a 2008 Indian Hindi horror film directed by Ram Gopal Varma (nicknamed RGV and also director of Raat; Kaun?; Bhoot) and produced …

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Hindi comic book covers

The following is just a selection of the Hindi comic book covers posted by Aeron Alfrety on his Monster Brains blog. Sadly, we have no details regarding the historic nature …

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Ek Thi Daayan – India, 2013 – overview

Ek Thi Daayan (translation: Once There Lived a Witch) is a 2013 Bollywood Indian horror feature film directed by Kannan Iyer. The movie stars Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Huma Qureshi and Kalki Koechlin. Bobo (Hashmi) is one of India’s …

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Darwaza – “Door”, India, 1978 – overview

Darwaza (translation: “Door”) is a 1978 Bollywood Hindi Indian supernatural horror film directed by the Ramsay Brothers, Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay (Tahkhana), from a screenplay by Kumar Ramsay. The film stars Anil Dhawan, Imtiaz Khan, Anju Mahendru, Shakti Kapoor, Sheetal, Krishan Dhawan, Trilook …

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Bandh Darwaza – India, 1990 – reviews

Bandh Darwaza is a 1990 Indian Bollywood horror feature film starring Kunika, Manjeet Kullar, Aruna Irani, Anirudh Agarwal and the Afghan actor Hashmat Khan. The film soundtrack was composed by the Anand-Milind brothers. Plot: The dark caves of Kali Pahari (Black Hills) …

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