Mahal is a 1949 Indian Hindi film directed by Kamal Amrohi and starring Ashok Kumar and Madhubala. It was India’s first reincarnation thriller film.
Plot:- A young lawyer is involved with a ghostly woman in his new house, where the builder and his fiance died shortly after it was built.
Woh Kaun Thi? is a 1964 black-and-white Indian movie directed by Raj Khosla, starring Sadhana, Manoj Kumar and Prem Chopra. The film became a hit at the box office.
Plot:- One stormy night, a doctor offers a ride to a ghostly woman he meets on the side of the road. Later, he discovers his intended bride is identical in appearance to the ghost. Who was she and why does she haunt him?
3)- Bees Saal Baad (1962)
Bees Saal Baad is a 1962 Bollywood film. The movie was produced by Hemant Kumar, who also gave the music and sings some of the movie’s memorable songs, the film is directed by Biren Nag..
4)- Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche (1972)
Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche is a 1972 Hindi horror film directed by Tulsi Ramsay.
Plot:- A rich young scientist rescues a woman and marries her, only to have her and her uncle murder him for his money… but he returns as a zombie, because his experiments involved raising the dead.
5)- Bhoot (2003) – Bhoot is a Bollywood ghost movie released in 2003. It was directed by Ram Gopal Varma and stars Ajay Devgan and Urmila Matondkar.
Plot:- Vishal(Ajay Devgn) and his wife Swati(Urmila Matondkar) get a high rise apartment at a ridiculously low price. Vishal has carefully kept the apartments sordid past a secret from his wife. But, soon the secret comes out & Swati starts behaving abnormally. Vishal enlists Dr. Rajan(Victor Banerjee), a psychiatrist for her treatment. But when he witnesses Swati kill the watchman in an unexplicable way, Vishal has to fight the very forces whose existence he has denied till date.
6)- Darna series (2003-2006) – Varma came up with a brilliant idea of putting together six short horror stories in Darna Mana Hai (2004). This film’s opening Sohail Khan-Antara Mali story does give you the goose bumps and the Nana Patekar-Oberoi story was a nerve-wrecking one but unfortunately most of the remaining stories were bizarre and poor. Varma made some improvement in the sequel, Darna Zaroori Hai (2006) with better short horror stories. The Amitabh Bachchan-Riteish Deshmukh story worked very well but the real screamer was the Randeep Hooda-Zakir Hussain horror tale which had some bloodcurdling performances.
1920 is a 2008 Indian horror film written and directed by Vikram Bhatt.
Plot:- The film revolves around the events surrounding a married couple living in a haunted house in the year 1920. The film stars debutant actors Rajniesh Duggall and Adah Sharma as the married couple. The film was also dubbed into Telugu as 1920 Gayathri.
8)- Vaastu Shastra (2004)
Jhilmil and Virag move to their new house with son Rohan and Jhilmil’s younger sister Radhika. There is an old tree outside the house. The tree and the house are haunted by the dead.
9)- Raat (1992)
Raat also known as Raatri is a bilingual 1992 Indian supernatural thriller written, produced and directed by Ram Gopal Varma starring Revathi in the role of protagonist Manisha (Mini) Sharma.The film with its swift camera shots and effective background make the audience jump off their seats at many occasions during the film and it became a must-watch horror film for its times with the newly introduced four-track stereophonic sound systems in the cinema halls.
10)- Junoon (1992) – Mahesh Bhatt came up with an excellent horror thriller in the form of Junoon that was inspired by the Hollywood classic Cat People and other mythical werewolf stories.
Plot:- The film follows the story of Rahul Roy (Bhatt’s protégé) surviving an attack by a cursed man-eating tiger and later turning himself into a man-eating tiger by midnight while retaining his human self by daytime.