What are the best Bollywood thriller movies?

Getting tired of all the sap from romance and drama films? Wanna experience that Chills Down Your Spine feeling for a change? Well, say no more! We're bringing you the best Bollywood thriller movies you should check out! Let us know how you feel about it by voting your favorite title below!

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    #1Drishyam

    Drishyam

    Drishyam is an Indian drama mystery film directed by Nishikant Kamat and produced by Kumar Mangat Pathak, Ajit Andhare, and Abhishek Pathak. It stars actors Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Shriya Saran, Ishita Dutta, and Mrunal Jadhav.

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    Shreya Chauhan
    Written on September 11, 2019
    "I watched this with my friend and we finished the movies as bf gf :) "
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    #2Talaash: The Answer Lies Within

    Talaash: The Answer Lies Within

    Talaash: The Answer Lies Within is an Indian psychological horror thriller film directed by Reema Kagti. It stars Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vivan Bhatena, Rajkummar Rao, Shernaz Patel, and Sheeba Chaddha.

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    Ajay Rangan
    Written on September 11, 2019
    "Its not often that you see psychological thrillers made in India... Remga Kagti took a refreshing take on the genre and made it so that Indian film lovers and film passersby can have a good time. Great work!"
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    #3 A Wednesday!

     A Wednesday!

    A Wednesday! is an Indian thriller movie directed by Neeraj Pandey and starring Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher in 2008. This film won at the National Awards and Star Screen Awards while it was nominated at the Filmfare Awards. 

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    Arjun Verma
    Written on September 11, 2019
    "This one aged so well and I'm not just saying this because I'm a big Anupam Kher fan! "
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    #4Ugly

    Ugly

    Ugly is Indian Hindi-language thriller film. It was written, co-produced and directed by Anurag Kashyap and stars Rahul Bhat, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Vineet Kumar Singh, Girish Kulkarni, Ronit Roy, Surveen Chawla, and Anshika Shrivastava.

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    Shaurya Mehra
    Written on September 11, 2019
    "I remember watching this movie in the theatre and SCREAMING. The scenes were so tense and gripping, I really felt for all the characters. Do give this title a try if you want something far from the loveydovey Bollywood typicals"
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    #5Baazigar

    Baazigar

    Baazigar is an Indian crime thriller film directed by Abbas–Mustan. Inspired by A Kiss Before Dying, the film is about a young man who is raring to get everything he wants. It stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles.

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    Harini Trivedi
    Written on September 11, 2019
    "Love spending my time on the internet reading deconstructions of Baazigar... I was so amazed when I learned A Kiss Before Dying was a big inspiration for Abbas Mustan!!"
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    #6Kahaani

    Kahaani

    Kahaani is an Indian Hindi-language mystery movie written and directed by Sujoy Ghosh. The thriller film stars Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, and Indraneil Sengupta. It was released in India on March 9, 2012.

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    Pari Chavan
    Written on September 11, 2019
    "One of Hindi's best thriller movies TBH."
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    #7Manorama Six Feet Under

    Manorama Six Feet Under

    Manorama Six Feet Under is a thriller movie directed by Navdeep Singh. It was released in September 2007 and stars Abhay Deol, Raima Sen, and Gul Panag. It is based on the 1974 hit film, Chinatown.

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    Chirag Pawar
    Written on September 11, 2019
    "I love this remake of Chinatown! I watched this with my father who is a big fan of the older version and we both had a great time. Super good movie for bonding :)"
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    #8Kaun

    Kaun

    Kaun is an Indian psychological horror thriller film released in 1999. It was directed by Ram Gopal Verma from a screenplay penned by Anurag Kashyap and stars Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpayee, and Sushant Singh.

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    Shreya Chauhan
    Written on September 11, 2019
    "I tell even my white friends in NJ to watch Kaun if they wanna see any good Indian thrillers worthy of their time. I know how Bollywood can sometimes be passed as something unpolished, but this one was ahead of its time."

Summary

Best What are the best Bollywood thriller movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1DrishyamMovies 19 Free
2Talaash: The Answer Lies WithinMovies 15 Paid
3 A Wednesday!Movies 6 Paid
4UglyMovies 3 Paid
5BaazigarMovies 2 Free
6KahaaniMovies 2 Free
7Manorama Six Feet UnderMovies 1 Paid
8KaunMovies 1 Free
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