Best of the Bollywood mystery moviesby shethviral1 | created - 18 Sep 2013 | updated - 29 Dec 2016 | Public
This is a list of the best mystery / suspense movies of Bollywood. If you a mystery fan, you must watch all of these.
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1. Drishyam (2015)
Not Rated | 163 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Desperate measures are taken by a man who tries to save his family from the dark side of the law, after they commit an unexpected crime.
Votes: 45,559 | Gross: $0.74M
3. Bees Saal Baad (1962)
158 min | Thriller, Musical, Mystery
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 »
4. Police Public (1990)
127 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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 »
5. Khoj (1989)
Not Rated | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller
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?
6. Samay: When Time Strikes (2003)
136 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Malvika Chauhan battles time to obtain & solve the clues to solve the various murders occurring in the city.
9. Kahaani (2012)
Not Rated | 122 min | Mystery, Thriller
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.
Votes: 47,339 | Gross: $1.04M
12. Khel Khel Mein (1975)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
13. Kanoon (1960)
150 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery
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.
14. C.I.D. (1956)
Not Rated | 146 min | Action, Crime, Musical
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 »
16. Majboor (1974)
155 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A terminally ill man frames himself for murder to allow his family to collect the reward money. After a successful operation, he escapes police custody and searches for the real killer.
17. Ittefaq (1969)
104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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.
18. Apradhi Kaun? (1957)
131 min | Mystery
A wealthy man, suspected of murder, is killed before he can be arrested. Everyone in his household is under suspicion. A private investigator looks into the case and finds himself falling in love with one of the suspects.
21. Kudrat (1981)
164 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The setting is in scenic Simla, summer capital of the British Raj in the 1970's. Chandramukhi from Bombay is on holiday with her parents and so is Naresh, a US educated medical professional... See full summary »
22. Talaash (2012)
Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie.
Votes: 33,479 | Gross: $2.71M
23. Khiladi (1992)
Unrated | 157 min | Action, Musical, Mystery
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.
24. Mera Saaya (1966)
128 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery
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.
27. Woh Kaun Thi? (1964)
140 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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?
28. Teesri Manzil (1966)
172 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery
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.
29. Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)
Not Rated | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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 »
30. Buddha Mil Gaya (1971)
Musical, Mystery, Drama
Two unemployed slackers, Bhola and Ajay come across a newspaper advertisement about a missing elderly gentleman, whose estate is worth millions. They come across this male in the Hanging ... See full summary »
31. Anita (1967)
154 min | Musical, Thriller, Mystery
After his ex-fiancée's sudden and mysterious suicide, a jilted bridegroom seeks answers. What he finds, makes him question if he ever really knew her. And then he begins to see her face everywhere he goes.
33. Gawaahi (1989)
Jhanvi Kaul is on trial for the murder of her lover and employer, Ranjeet Choudhary. A series of prosecution witnesses build a damning case against her - that the two of them had embezzled ... See full summary »
34. Aamne - Saamne (1967)
163 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Acquitted for killing his wealthy wife, a male re-locates, changes his name, re-marries another wealthy woman, and then becomes a suspect when attempts are made to kill her also.
38. 36 China Town (2006)
Not Rated | 140 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
An inspector heads to Chinatown, a resort, to investigate the occurrence of a crime, only to discover that in Chinatown, EVERYBODY is a criminal...
39. Ab Kya Hoga (1977)
Ram Sinha comes from a wealthy family. His mother would like him to get married so that their family can have a heir. Ram entrust's this job to his mother, and let's her decide who he ... See full summary »
40. Shalimar (1978)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
On the run from the police, S.S. Kumar, a thief, comes across a private invitation to the island of Sir John Locksley addressed to Raja Bahadur Singh. When the Raja is shot, Kumar takes him... See full summary »
41. Gehri Chaal (1973)
Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Thriller
Dharamchand is the Chair of Olympic Bank, which is due for a final audit by the 30th of the month. Shortly thereafter, his daughter, Hema, finds his dead body in his bedroom. She phones her... See full summary »
42. The Train (1970)
138 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Hardworking, capable, honest and dedicated CBI inspector Shyam Kumar is assigned the case of bringing to justice the criminals behind the use of fake cheques to purchase commodities. The ... See full summary »
43. Madhumati (1958)
110 min | Musical, Mystery, Romance
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 »
44. Benaam (1974)
117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After helping a stabbing victim to the hospital, a man begins to receive anonymous threats. The only way to save his wife and child is to unravel the mystery of the killer's identity.
45. Yeh Raat Phir Na Aaygi (1966)
Drama, Mystery, Romance
After discovery of skeletal remains at an excavation site, a woman known to be deceased for over 2 centuries mysteriously re-surfaces to claim her lover.
46. Hatya (1988)
151 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Hatya is an experience. Through the eyes of a child. A spine-chilling musical thriller, the film is about the turmoil of a deaf and dumb child, who witnesses a murder along with his mother,... See full summary »
47. The Stoneman Murders (2009)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1980s Bombay, a serial killer starts targeting homeless street dwellers, whilst a suspended police officer attempts to solve the case.
48. Rahasya (2015)
123 min | Mystery, Thriller
Only child of a doctor couple is murdered in her sleep inside their large 1,300 sq ft duplex apartment with excellent ventilation, plenty of natural light, multiple entrances, detached servant quarter and direct access to rooftop terrace.
50. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is set in the 2nd World War torn Calcutta during the 1940s. Enter a magical world of nostalgia and 'Expect the Unexpected'.
Votes: 12,892 | Gross: $0.58M