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TOP 50 BEST THRILLER MOVIES FROM BOLLYWOOD THAT YOU NEED TO WATCH

Everyone has different choices for watching a movie. Most people prefer to watch romance, sci-fi or horror. Have you ever tried watching a thriller? Full of suspense, mystery, curiosity, dark and exhilaration. Through the plot, you feel like comprehending the tale; it will blow your mind away at the climax. Here is a list of the top 50 best thriller Bollywood movies you need to watch right away. Hold on and get ready to add it to your watchlist. Let’s begin.

Drishyam

Starring Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu

Director Nishikant Kamat

The disappearance of a policewoman’s son threatens to destroy Vijay’s family which makes him go to any length to protect his family. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

A Wednesday

Starring      Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Virendra Saxena

Director      Neeraj Pandey

Prakash Rathod, a retired police commissioner, recalls the most memorable case of his career, in which he was informed by an ordinary commoner about a bomb scare in Mumbai. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Kahaani

Starring      Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Director      Sujoy Ghosh

Vidya Bagchi, a pregnant woman, travels from London to Kolkata to look for her missing husband. All clues point to a dead end and she realises there is more to the story. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Sangharsh

Starring Preity Zinta, Akshay Kumar, Ashutosh Rana

Director Tanuja Chandra

A police officer seeks the assistance of a convicted prisoner to bring a religious fanatic to justice. Realising he has no other option to stop the religious fanatic, the police officer must seek help from an unlikely source. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Talaash

Starring      Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji

Director      Reema Kagti, Priyamvada Narayanan

Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, is forced to investigate a high-profile murder case, deal with his broken marriage, and seek the assistance and solace of a prostitute named Rosie. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Karthik calling Karthik

Starring      Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, RamKapoor

Director      Vijay Lalwani

Karthik, an introvert, is constantly mocked by his boss and has had many setbacks in his life. One day he receives a phone call from an unknown person who promises to change his life. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Manorama: Six feet under

Starring Abhay Deol, Gul Panag, Raima Sen

Director      Navdeep Singh

Satyaveer, the proud author of a tawdry and thoroughly unsuccessful crime novel, is approached by a woman named Manorama to look into her husband, whom she suspects of having an affair. Satyaveer’s life spirals out of control as he becomes immersed deeper in the mystery. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Dushman

Starring Kajol, Sanjay Dutt, Ashutosh Rana

Director Tanuja Chandra

Sonia is raped and brutally murdered. Furious, Naina sets out to avenge her sister’s death, where she meets blind, retired Major Suraj Singh Rathod, who trains her on how to carry out her vengeance. After an argument, Naina decides to go on the mission alone. Will she be successful? It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Kaun

Starring Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpayee, Sushant Singh

Director      Ram Gopal Varma

On a stormy evening, a television announcement about a fugitive serial killer is made. A woman is alone in her house and she learns of a serial killer on the loose. Suddenly, someone rings the doorbell. A series of incidents take place. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Woh Kaun Thi

Starring Sadhana Shivdasani, Manoj Kumar, Parveen Choudhary

Director      Raj Khosla

Anand, a well-respected doctor, picks up a young woman on the side of the road one dark, stormy night. She requests to be dropped off at a cemetery and walks into the distance singing a love song. Anand’s mother announces that she has arranged for her son to marry. His future wife is that young woman whom he met on that dark, stormy night. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Gupt

Starring Bobby Deol, Kajol, Manisha Koirala

Director Rajiv Rai

Governor Jaisingh Sinha is shot dead, and the finger of suspicion is pointed at his estranged son, Sahil Sinha. Never ceasing to proclaim his innocence, Sahil manages to escape from prison and goes looking for the real killer. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Gumnaam

Starring Nanda Karnataki, Manoj Kumar, Pran Sikand

Director      Raja Nawathe

A vacation goes wrong for a group of young people who were invited to spend the weekend on a deserted island. After they arrive, there is no sign of the host or the island’s owner. One member of the group is found dead the next morning. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Special 26

Starring Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee

Director      Neeraj Pandey

It is based on the 1987 Bombay Opera House heist, in which a group posing as CBI officers carried out an income tax raid on a jeweller. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Sarfarosh

Starring Aamir Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Sonali Bendre

Director      John Mathew Matthan

After his brother is killed by terrorists and his father is severely injured, a young medical student drops out of school to join the Indian Police Service to hunt down the terrorists.

Maqbool

Starring Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur

Director Vishal Bhardwaj

The Shakespearean tragedy ‘Macbeth’ is incorporated and set in the Mumbai underworld.

Maqbool betrays Jahangir by murdering him in his bed after manoeuvring potential rivals out of the way. Maqbool and Nimmi are haunted by the ghosts of their treacherous deeds. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Ugly

Starring Rahul Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure

Director Anurag Kashyap

After his daughter, Kali, goes missing, Rahul, a struggling actor, searches for her. He and her police officer stepfather, Bose, accuse each other of kidnapping her. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Khiladi

Starring   Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori

Director Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla

Two buddies wager money and have a good time. They race to win the largest bet as their lives are on the line. It is one of the best thriller movies to watch.

Mahal

Starring       Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, M. Kumar

Director Kamal Amrohi

The mansion is sold to Shankar, a young lawyer, after the builder and his fiancee die. He takes up residence in the mansion and learns its tragic history. He has visions of a woman claiming to be his lover, things take a turn for the worse. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Jonny Gaddar

Starring        Dharmendra, Rimi Sen, Ashwini Kalsekar, Neil Nitin Mukesh

Director Sriram Raghavan

A story of missing money leads to lies, deception, betrayal, and death, according to police officers. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Sarkar

Starring     Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Kay Kay Menon

Director Ram Gopal Varma

Sarkar is a powerful man. He gets false charged with assassinating an honourable politician. His son Shanker takes on the responsibility of the leader to protect his father and his heritage. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Ab Tak Chhappan

Starring   Nana Patekar, Revathi, Yashpal Sharma

Director Shimit Amin

With the arrival of a new police commissioner with ties to a local don, the life of an honest encounter specialist begins to change. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Company

Starring    Ajay Devgn, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala

Director      Ram Gopal Varma

Chandu, a Slumdog, joins forces with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal gang. They eliminate all of their enemies as a group, becoming Mumbai’s most feared gangsters.

Ek Hasina Thi

Starring     Saif Ali Khan, Urmila Matondkar, Seema Biswas

Director Sriram Raghavan

Sarika develops feelings for Karan, a mysterious man who accuses her of possessing illegal firearms. In prison, she transforms into a vengeful woman determined to avenge the wrongs done to her. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Bluffmaster

Starring   Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Riteish Deshmukh

Director   Rohan Sippy

Roy, a con artist, is dumped by his girlfriend. He discovers he has a fatal illness. On the verge of death, he resolves to help his apprentice Dittu deceive the mobster who has harmed his (Dittu’s) family.

Shaurya

Starring   Rahul Bose, Jaaved Jaaferi, Minissha Lamba

Director      Samar Khan

Maj. Siddhant Chaudhary, an Indian Army lawyer, attempts to defend Capt. Javed Khan is charged with the murder of a decorated officer. The issue is that Khan refuses to be defended and freely admits his guilt. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Shahid

Starring   Rajkummar Rao, Prabhleen Sandhu, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub

Director Hansal Mehta

Shahid Azmi, a former militant, went on to practise law. He fights for the people who are falsely charged with terrorism. In fighting for others, he suffers an unjust fate. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Baby

Starring    Akshay Kumar, Danny Denzongpa, Rana Daggubati

Director Neeraj Pandey

The Indian intelligence system’s elite team is constantly working to detect and eliminate terrorists and their plots. Officer Ajay leads a team to destroy one such potentially lethal operation. . It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

The burning train

Starring   Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Jeetendra

Director Ravi Chopra

The plan of a dedicated railway employee to introduce an express train was thwarted by sabotage.

NH10

Starring   Anushka Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam, Darshan Kumaar

Director Navdeep Singh

On their way to a weekend pursuit, a married couple finds their dream vacation turns into a nightmare. They cross paths with a dangerous gang.

Gangs of Wasseypur

Starring   Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Director Anurag Kashyap

A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan results in Khan’s expulsion from Wasseypur and the start of a three-generation blood feud.

Talvar

Starring   Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi

Director Meghna Gulzar

Several conflicting theories about the perpetrators of a violent double homicide confront an experienced investigator.

Gulaal

Starring  Kay Kay Menon, Raj Singh Chaudhary, Raja Chaudhary

Director Anurag Kashyap

A gang led by Jadhwal assaults and abuses Dilip, a law student from Rajpur. He becomes embroiled in the dirty world of politics in his quest for vengeance.

Paan Singh Tomar

Starring   Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill, Rajesh Abhay

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia

After retiring, Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeple chase champion, became one of Chambal Valley’s most feared dacoits. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Black Friday

Starring Kay Kay Menon, Pawan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastav

Director Anurag Kashyap

A film about the investigations into the 1993 Bombay serial bombings, told through the perspectives of the various people involved — cops, conspirators, victims, and middlemen.

Shool

Starring Manoj Bajpayee, Raveena Tandon, Sayaji Shinde

Director Eeshwar Nivas

Inspector Samal is moved to Motihari for his honesty. He quickly elicits the wrath of corrupt politician Bachchu Yadav, who gradually threatens him and his family.

Badlapur

Starring Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Yami Gautam

Director      Sriram Raghavan

Two bank robbers steal their car in an attempt to flee which leads Raghu to lose his wife and son. Raghu is devastated by the incident and vows vengeance on Liak and Harman for murdering his family. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Kaminey

Starring Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Deb Mukherjee

Director Vishal Bhardwaj

Two brothers with personalities that are opposed find their paths crossed. One risks his life in a “get rich quick” scheme and the other discovers he has a bounty on his head.

The Stoneman Murders

Starring   Kay Kay Menon, Arbaaz Khan, Rukhsar Rehman

Director Manish Gupta

A serial killer threatens Mumbai in the 1980s. He murders people sleeping on the street. A suspended police officer decides to interfere and launch an investigation. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Shanghai

Starring Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Prasenjit Chatterjee

Director Dibakar Banerjee

On the eve of the opening of an international business park in an Indian city, a drunk truck driver kills a prominent social activist, and a group of odd characters uncovers government corruption.

Shagird

Starring Nana Patekar, Mohit Ahlawat, Rimi Sen

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia

A rookie cop questions his superior’s tactics and tries to find his girlfriend’s kidnappers. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

City lights

Starring Rajkummar Rao, Patralekhaa Paul, Manav Kaul

Director Hansal Mehta

Deepak Singh, a Rajasthani farmer, relocates to Mumbai with his wife and child after a tragedy. He arrives in a big city, he quickly learns how difficult life can be.

Samay

Starring Sushmita Sen, Lucy Bartholomew, Tushar Dalvi

Director Robbie Grewal

The Assistant Commissioner of Police races against the clock to solve the numerous murders that have occurred in his city. The only clue is an unusual pattern in the shape of the dead bodies, which the killer purposefully left behind. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

No smoking

Starring John Abraham, Ayesha Takia, Paresh Rawal

Director Anurag Kashyap

A heavily addicted smoker seeks help from a guru to quit smoking, he is unprepared for the true cost. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

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Starring   Rajvvir Aroraa, Imaaduddin Shah,Nishikant Kamat

Director      Prawaal Raman

Abhimanyu is a rational person and science student. He starts hallucinating after transferring to a room. There are strange things that begin to happen around him. It is one of the best thriller movies in Bollywood.

Darr

Starring Juhi Chawla, Sunny Deol, Shah Rukh Khan

Director Yash Chopra

Kiran Awasthi is engaged to Sunil, a successful young navy man who has the approval of Kiran’s family. Someone doesn’t approve of the pair’s plans and begins making threatening calls to their house. Kiran and Sunil flee to Switzerland. Rahul manages to discover their whereabouts and heads west to confront them. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

13B: Fear Has a New Address

Starring  Madhavan, Nitu Chandra, Poonam Dhillon

Director Vikram K. Kumar

At his newly purchased apartment, a man witnesses a supernatural occurrence: a soap opera being telecast exclusively on his TV, which depicts his family’s future. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Andhadhun

Starring   Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu, Radhika Apte

Director  Sriram Raghavan

A series of mysterious events alter the life of a blind pianist, who is now required to report a crime about which he does not know. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

Raat Akeli hai

Starring    Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Aditya Srivastav

Director      Honey Trehan

The story revolves around a small-town cop who is called in to investigate the death of a politician, which is complicated by the victim’s secretive family and his own conflicted heart.

100 days

Starring   Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Jaaved Jaaferi

Director Partho Ghosh

Devi witnesses her sister Rama getting murdered. After her sister goes missing, she follows the trail of evidence to find the killer. It is one of the top 50 best thriller movies from Bollywood that you need to watch.

FINAL TALK

Every film is worth watching over the weekend. Now throw a movie night and stock up on popcorn. What are you holding out for? Prepare to dive into the world of plot twists.

TOP 50 BEST THRILLER MOVIES FROM BOLLYWOOD THAT YOU NEED TO WATCH was last modified: May 23rd, 2022 by Subhalaxmi Behera

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