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Ghoul – TV series, India

‘Betrayal is close’ Ghoul is a 2018 Indian Hindi supernatural horror TV series written and directed by Patrick Graham (Phir Se) and starring Radhika Apte (Phobia), Manav Kaul and Mahesh Balraj. The series, which is loosely based on Arabic folklore, has been co-produced by Blumhouse… Read More ›

Bhaagamathie – India, 2018

Bhaagamathie is a 2018 Indian supernatural horror feature film written and directed by G. Ashok. It stars Anushka Shetty in the lead role, with Unni Mukundan, Jayaram, and Asha Sarath in other pivotal roles. The film revolves around a woman imprisoned in a haunted house while she is interrogated by… Read More ›

Pisaasu aka Pisasu – India, 2014

Pisaasu – aka Pisasu; பிசாசு and Picācu “Devil” -is a 2014 Indian Tamil supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Myshkin aka Mysskin. It stars Naga, Prayaga Martin, Radha Ravi A violinist has paranormal experience in his flat after a death of a girl in a hit-and-run… Read More ›

Ishq Ke Rang – India, 2018

Ishq Ke Rang “Love Colours” is a 2018 Indian Bollywood supernatural horror film directed by Pradeep R. Sharma and produced by Salamat Khan and Sameer Hussain. The Rockstar Films production stars Humayoon Shams Khan, Danish Bhatt and Raj Sandhu. The spirits of a deceased… Read More ›

The Final Exit – India, 2017

‘Sometimes what you see others don’t…’ The Final Exit is a 2017 Indian Hindi horror film written and directed by Dhwanil Mehta and produced by Vishal Rana and Mrunal Jhaveri. The Mars Entertainment Group production stars Kunaal Roy Kapur, Archana Shastry, Elena Kazan, Reyhna Malhotra and Scarlett… Read More ›

Pari – India, 2018: updated with 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 Slate Films production stars producer Anushka Sharma Kholi [as Anushka… Read More ›

Balloon – India, 2018

‘Fly high with fear’ Balloon is an upcoming Indian Tamil horror film written and directed by Sinish. The film stars Jai, Anjali and Janani Iyer in the leading roles. Featuring music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, production on Balloon began in June 2016, and will be released on 28 March… Read More ›

The House Next Door aka Aval – 2017, India

The House Next Door is a 2017 Indian Tamil supernatural horror film directed by Milind Rau from a screenplay co-written with producer and star Siddharth. Shot simultaneously in three languages, the film is titled The House Next Door in Hindi, Aval (translation: She) in Tamil and Gruham (translation: Home) in Telugu…. Read More ›

Patta Pagalu – India, 2014

Patta Pagalu – పట్ట పగలు “Graduation Day” – is a 2014 Indian Telugu supernatural horror film directed by Ram Gopal Varma (Darling; Phoonk; You Gotta Be Scared; Bhoot [2003]; et al) from a screenplay by N.V.B. Choudary. It was produced by Rajasekhar… Read More ›

Raat – India, 1992

Raat – translation: “Night” – is a 1992 Indian Hindi supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma (RGV). It stars Revathi, Jeethendra Reddy and Om Puri. The film was a box office success and its Telugu dubbed… Read More ›

Kanika aka कनिका – India, 2017

‘Devil on its way’ Kanika – original title: कनिका – is a 2017 Marathi Indian supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Pushkar Manohar. The latter co-produced with Sandeep Manohar. It stars Sharad Ponkshe, Smita Shewale and Chaitrali Gupte. A renowned doctor encounters unusual… Read More ›

Raaz 3D – India, 2012

‘When desires turn evil…’ Raaz 3D (translation: “Secret 3D”) – aka Raaz 3 and Raaz 3: The Third Dimension – is a 2012 Indian Bollywood horror film directed by Vikram Bhatt (Raaz Reboot; Creature; 1920) from a screenplay by Shagufta Rafique (Alone; Raaz: The Mystery Continues). It… Read More ›

Sowcarpettai – India, 2016

Sowkarpettai – aka Shiva Ganga (Telugu) and Tantra Shakthi (Hindi) – is a 2016 Indian Tamil comedy horror film written and directed by V.C. Vadivudaiyan, with P.G. Durai contributing some dialogue. It stars Srikanth and Lakshmi Rai in the leading roles. The title… Read More ›

Miruthan – Indian, 2016

Miruthan is a 2016 Indian Tamil science fiction zombie horror film written and directed by Shakti Soundar Rajan. It stars Jayam Ravi and Lakshmi Menon in the leading roles. Advertised as India’s first zombie film in Tamil, Miruthan was released on 19… Read More ›

Ludo – India, 2015

Ludo is a 2015 Bengali Indian horror feature film directed by Qaushiq Mukherjee and Nikon from a screenplay written by Mukherjee, based on a storyline they both devised; it stars Kamalika Banerjee, Joyraj Bhattacharya and Soumendra Bhattacharya. Reviews: “It follows the classic slasher formula… Read More ›

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 shastra (vāstu śāstra) refers to an ancient science of architecture… Read More ›

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 Anand and Shantanu Ray Chhibber. It stars Bipasha Basu (You Must Be Scared; Aatma; Creature),… Read More ›

Nagin – India, 1976

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 Khan, Sanjay Khan, Vinod Mehra, Kabir Bedi, Rekha, Yogeeta Bali… Read More ›

Dahshat – India, 1981

Dahshat – दहशत translation: “Scare” – is a 1981 Bollywood Indian Hindi horror film directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay from a screenplay by producer Kumar Ramsay. The film stars Om Shivpuri, Nadira, Navin Nischol, Sarika, Narendranath, Rajindernath, Chand Usmani, Kajal Kiran, Dev Kumar, Bharat Bhushan and Jayshree T…. Read More ›

1920 – India, 2008

1920 is a 2008 Indian horror feature film written and directed by Vikram Bhatt (Raaz; Horror Story). Filmed in Hindi, the plot revolves around the events surrounding a married couple living in a haunted house in the year 1920. The film stars… Read More ›

Mallika – India, 2010

‘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 2010 under the Glorious Entertainment banner. It stars Sameer Dattani and Himanshu Malik…. Read More ›

Phoonk – India, 2008

‘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 by Praveen Nischol starring Sudeep (also in Phoonk 2). A sequel, directed… Read More ›

Pizza – India, 2014

‘Hot & haunted. Delivered!‘ Pizza – original title: पिज़्ज़ा – is a 2014 Indian 3D Hindi supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Akshay Akkineni. The movie stars Akshay Oberoi, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Dipannita Sharma Arunoday Singh, Rajesh Sharma, Omkar Das Manikpuri and Sonali Sachdev. The film is a remake… Read More ›

Ragini MMS – India, 2011

‘The scariest date movie’ Ragini MMS is a 2011 Bollywood found footage Indian horror film directed by Pawan Kripalani and produced by Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms. It was released on 13 May 2011 (Friday the 13th). The film is inspired by the 2007 American supernatural horror film Paranormal Activity and… Read More ›

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 of these often surreal images or the artists themselves.  … Read More ›

Dracula 2012 – India, 2012

Dracula 2012 is an Indian Malayalam 3-D horror film directed by Vinayan, starring Sudheer Sukumaran, Prabhu, Monal Gajjar, Nassar, Shraddha Das and Thilakan. Portions of the film were shot in Bran Castle in Romania. It was released on 8 February 2013. The film was also released in Tamil as Naangam Pirai and in Telugu as Punnami Ratri with additional… Read More ›