The Best Of Bollywood Suspense Thrillers

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1. Woh Kaun Thi? (1964)

140 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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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?

Director: Raj Khosla | Stars: Sadhana, Manoj Kumar, Parveen Choudhary, K.N. Singh

Votes: 633

2. Gumnaam (1965)

Not Rated | 151 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Eight people are trapped on an island when their plane abandons them. They find a large mansion whose butler is expecting them. Then one by one, they die...

Director: Raja Nawathe | Stars: Nanda, Manoj Kumar, Pran, Helen

Votes: 1,002

3. Khamosh (1985)

101 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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When a starlet is murdered on a film location, her detective brother arrives there to solve the mystery.

Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar, Sudhir Mishra, Soni Razdan

Votes: 744

4. Kohraa (1964)

153 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

7.0
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In this re-imagining of Du Maurier's Rebecca, a recently wed woman discovers the ghost of her husband's first wife still haunts their home.

Director: Biren Nag | Stars: Biswajeet, Waheeda Rehman, Lalita Pawar, Tarun Bose

Votes: 95

5. Dhund (1973)

130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A traveler decides to assist a woman involved in a murder.

Director: B.R. Chopra | Stars: Navin Nischol, Zeenat Aman, Sanjay Khan, Danny Denzongpa

Votes: 376

6. Kaun? (1999)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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While alone in the house, a woman hears news of serial killer on the loose. And then a stranger rings the doorbell...

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpayee, Sushant Singh

Votes: 2,558

7. Khoj (1989)

Not Rated | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Ravi gets a call from Father Anthony saying that his missing wife is with him in the Church.But when he meets her claims that she is not his wife. Inspector Balbir finds all the proofs are against Ravi but why is Ravi not ready to face it?

Director: Keshu Ramsay | Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Kimi Katkar, Satish Shah

Votes: 209

8. Bees Saal Baad (1962)

158 min | Thriller, Musical, Mystery

7.1
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After a lusty Thakur rapes a young girl, she kills herself. Thereafter, the Thakur is killed by what the local people call the girl's vengeful spirit. Then the Thakur's son is also killed ... See full summary »

Director: Biren Nag | Stars: Biswajeet, Waheeda Rehman, Manmohan Krishna, Madan Puri

Votes: 265

9. Madhumati (1958)

110 min | Musical, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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While driving his car on a rainy night, Anand's car breaks down, and he goes to seek shelter in a nearby house. He is let into the house by the servant, and he is permitted to stay until ... See full summary »

Director: Bimal Roy | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Johnny Walker, Pran

Votes: 932

10. Ittefaq (1969)

104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Taking place almost entirely over the course of one stormy night, a woman is terrified when an accused murderer escapes from a mental hospital and seeks refuge in her home.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Nanda, Sujit Kumar, Bindu

Votes: 645

11. Jewel Thief (1967)

186 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

8.0
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A Police Commissioner's son comes under suspicion for being a jewel thief.

Director: Vijay Anand | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Dev Anand, Vyjayanthimala, Tanuja

Votes: 1,354

12. Qatl (1986)

141 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A blind man plans revenge on his adulterous wife.... by murder. A taut thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat.

Director: R.K. Nayyar | Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Ranjeeta Kaur, Shatrughan Sinha, Sarika

Votes: 141

13. Teesri Manzil (1966)

172 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery

7.8
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A woman blames a nightclub drummer for the suspicious death of her sister, and seeks revenge. However, the pair work together to solve the mystery and become romantically involved, after he introduces himself under another name.

Director: Vijay Anand | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Asha Parekh, Raj Mehra, Prem Chopra

Votes: 853

14. Mera Saaya (1966)

128 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

7.7
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A lawyer's wife dies in his arms. Yet, another woman - identical in appearance and accused of aiding a gang of bandits - claims to be the lawyer's wife. A courtroom drama ensues.

Director: Raj Khosla | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Sadhana, Jagdish Sethi, K.N. Singh

Votes: 666

15. Khiladi (1992)

157 min | Action, Musical, Mystery

7.4
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Two friends wage bets for money and fun. There comes a time where they race to win the biggest bet, for they know that their lives depend on it.

Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Sabeeha

Votes: 6,099

16. Police Public (1990)

127 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Inspector Shahnawaz Khan is called in to question some people about the apparel death of a young woman named Karuna Sharma. These people claims that Karuna's death was due to suicide but at... See full summary »

Director: Esmayeel Shroff | Stars: Vijay Aidasani, Jayshree Arora, Ila Arun, Kabir Bedi

Votes: 106

17. Parwana (1971)

93 min | Romance, Thriller

7.0
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Kumar Sen is an artist of eminence, a talented painter, and a renowned sculptor; and like the majority of his clan, he has a sensitive introvert. But no artist can achieve any degree of ... See full summary »

Director: Jyoti Swaroop | Stars: Navin Nischol, Amitabh Bachchan, Yogeeta Bali, Om Prakash

Votes: 141

18. Mahal (1949)

165 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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A young lawyer is involved with a ghostly woman in his new house, where the builder and his fiancée died shortly after it was built.

Director: Kamal Amrohi | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, M. Kumar, Vijayalaxmi

Votes: 287

19. 100 Days (1991)

161 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

6.6
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A young, clairvoyant woman has a vision of a murder and sets out to uncover the truth before the killer finds her.

Director: Partho Ghosh | Stars: Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Javed Jaffrey, Laxmikant Berde

Votes: 720

20. Kanoon (1960)

150 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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A lawyer holds the eyewitness evidence to catch a killer, but the identified criminal is the lawyer's own mentor, prospective father-in-law, and also the judge who presides over the case.

Director: B.R. Chopra | Stars: Rajendra Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Nanda, Nana Palsikar

Votes: 263

21. Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997)

173 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Governor Jaisingh Sinha is murdered and the needle of suspicion points towards his estranged son, Sahil Sinha who must prove his innocence.

Director: Rajiv Rai | Stars: Bobby Deol, Manisha Koirala, Kajol, Prem Chopra

Votes: 3,789

22. Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)

Not Rated | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public Works Department and lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Nimmi, and son, Raju... See full summary »

Director: Navdeep Singh | Stars: Abhay Deol, Gul Panag, Raima Sen, Sarika

Votes: 4,845

23. Baazigar (1993)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.8
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A young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon seduces and kills his eldest daughter and then proceeds to his younger daughter but she begins to suspect her new lover's ulterior motive.

Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rakhee Gulzar, Kajol, Siddharth

Votes: 20,911

24. C.I.D. (1956)

Not Rated | 146 min | Action, Crime, Musical

7.6
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A newspaper editor, Shrivastav, is killed when he was about to expose the underworld links of a very rich and influential person. C.I.D. Inspector Shekhar is assigned to this case, an ... See full summary »

Director: Raj Khosla | Stars: Dev Anand, Shakila, Johnny Walker, K.N. Singh

Votes: 495

25. Khel Khel Mein (1975)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Naive Ajay Anand (Rishi Kapoor) first few days in a hostel are marred by ragging and bullying at the hands of Vikram (Rakesh Roshan) and his friends. Eventually this leads to a fight, and ... See full summary »

Director: Ravi Tandon | Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Rakesh Roshan, Iftekhar

Votes: 294