HORROR FILMS

  • 10 logic-defying mistakes every horror film victim makes October 12, 2014

    How many times have you sat through a horror movie, hiding behind a pillow, KNOWING that the actor/actress is about to get smacked on the head? Probably a million times. While Hollywood as well as Bollywood are well-versed with making films that make your skin crawl, they always have stock characters...
  • Don't want to ever again stand behind the leading men looking lost and miserable: Bipasha Basu September 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Bipasha Basu, who has done a string of horror and supernatural movies, says this is the only genre that allows an actress to drive the plot towards box office success. "I want to travel that dark road," she said when asked about her choice of cinema. "...I've just done five supernatural...
  • 17 disturbing horror movies that are so creepy that you will never want to watch them again March 19, 2014

    The Exorcist is known as "one of the scariest films of all time." While many people don't debate that, what they do debate is it's watchability. Many people have said that they chose to sit through it once for curiosity, but what they saw was so terrifying they never wanted...
  • Horror films need to be respected in India: Jimmy Shergill January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Jimmy Shergill who will be seen next in horror flick 'Darr@The Mall' says this genre needs to be respected. "I am a huge fan of horror films. I enjoying watching such films especially in the night... in the dark as that is the fun part... I have loved...
  • 'Aatma' will redefine horror genre: Suparn Verma March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Suparn Verma promises that his upcoming horror film 'Aatma' will go beyond the same canned plot and will tap into the audiences' deepest fears. "I am not experimenting with 'Aatma' but redefining the genre completely. I want to set a standard. It is not tacky, I don't...
  • Bipasha: I'm becoming the face of fear on big screen February 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, who has been part of several horror films, says she is becoming the face of fear on big screen. Bipasha has acted in Vishesh Bhatt's 'Raaz' and 'Raaz 3', Ram Gopal Varma's 'Darna Zaroori Hai', Mahesh Manjrekar's 'Rakht', among other suspense flicks, and now she...
  • Aatma: Watch Bipasha, Nawazuddin in the trailer February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Bipasha Basu has taken a liking for supernatural films. After starring in 'Raaz 3', the actress is back on the silver screen with another psychological thriller. Directed by Suparn Verma, the film also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui. ...
  • Are we going to see a Rs 100 cr horror film soon? January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The first look of Kannan Iyer's debut directorial venture Ek Thi Daayan has been revealed and the impressive starcast of the film is on a hunt for eyeballs. Last year saw Bollywood coming up with hugely successful Raaz 3 and 1920 Evil Returns while Bhoot Returns failed...
  • Horror genre returns to Bollywood with 'Aatma', 'Ragini MMS' sequel November 8, 2012

    Horror films have had their share of hits and misses at the box office, but looking at this year's success ratio of scary movies horror is here to stay. We take a look at some horror films that made a difference and the ones coming your way soon like...
  • 1920 Evil Returns: The scariest film ever? November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood's dimplecheeked guy, who made many women skip a heart beat with his chocolate boy looks in 'Mast' almost a decade back, is set to return to the silver screen with a horror film '1920: Evil Returns'. Aftab Shivdasani might not have tasted success as many would have...
  • Halloween: The top 5 all time hit horror flicks October 31, 2012

    It's Halloween on Wednesday those who are heading for the parties are busy picking out their scary or bizarre costumes. But for those who aren't, they can dim the lights and create their own spookfest with some scary movies. Here are some all time favourites. ...
  • 'Paranormal Activity 5' to release on Halloween 2013 October 23, 2012

    Los Angeles: After the boxoffice success of 'Paranormal Activity 4', Paramount has announced that the fifth installment of the film will hit the screens next year on Halloween. Christopher Landon, son of Hollywood legend Michael Landon, will helm the project, reported Dealine. "This will be an offshoot aimed at the...
  • Awesome 'jugaad' of India's campy horror industry September 13, 2012

    Filmmaker Mohan Bhakri was determined to create a convincing shot of a skeleton coming back to life during the shooting of Roohani Taaqat in 1991. He set up an elaborate pump system to create the effect and used a goat's heart. But the organ was too small and did not...
  • A singleshot horror film to hit theatres soon May 24, 2012

    An average movie has about 5000 cuts in it, but here's a new horror film that's been taken in a single shot. Which means there are absolutely no cuts in the film at all. ...
  • Daniel Radcliffe back in 'The Woman in Black' January 12, 2012

    In this film Radcliffe travels to a remote village which is haunted by a scorned woman. The film hits the screens in India on February 10. ...
  • Ethan Hawke signs microbudget horrorthriller July 15, 2011

    Los Angeles: Ethan Hawke has signed an untitled horrorthriller to be directed by Scott Derrickson. 'Paranormal Activity' producer Jason Blum is producing the new film. Derrickson, known for 'The Exorcism of Emily Rose', begins shooting the microbudgeted horrorthriller on September 19 from a script he cowrote with C Robert Cargill, the Hollywood...
  • Saif, Abhay in battle of the zombies July 2, 2011

    Mumbai: The fascination of Indian audiences with ghosts, specters and ghouls will now be extended to zombies as two zomcoms Saif Ali Khanproduced Go Goa Gone and Abhay Deolstarrer Shaadi of the Dead are set to go on floor at the same time. Shor in the City codirectors Raj...
  • 'Haunted' is my most challenging film: Vikram Bhatt February 8, 2011

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt who directed horror flicks like Raaz, 1920 and Shaapit has taken his fascination to a new level by making his next scary drama in the 3D format. He openly admits that Haunted is his most challenging film. "Haunted is my most challenging and fulfilling film. The challenge...
  • Vikram Bhatt enters 3D world with 'Haunted' January 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt is set to enter the 3D world with his new movie Haunted. The film, which stars Mithun Chakraborty's son Mahakshay Chakraborty along with newcomer Tia Bajpai, is said to be the country's first stereoscopic 3D horror film shot exclusively with 3DCC's custom 3D camera systems, said...
  • Kissa kiss ka July 28, 2010

    Buzz is that Bobby Deol and Mugdha Godse have liplocked in Rajiv Viranis Help. The horror thriller has the duo performing several intimate scenes. The makers plan to reveal these closer to the films release next month. ...
  • Bobby Deol finds 'no guarantee' for hits July 21, 2010

    Mumbai: For the first time in his 15yearold career, Bobby Deol of the romance and action movies has attempted to do a supernatural thriller a notsopopular genre. But the actor is taking his chances, saying there is "no guarantee what will work and what won't". "It's not only horror films...
  • Ready to be scared? Horror films return to big screen July 15, 2009

    Mumbai: After a successful run at the Box Office with horror films, filmmakers like Ram Gopal Varma and Vikram Bhatt are all set to give the audience a hair raising experience yet again. It took Vikram Bhatt 10 flops in a row to realize what he is best at. Horror is...
  • Masand's movie review: 13B is tiring than scary March 6, 2009

    Cast: R Madhavan, Neetu Chandra Direction: Vikram Kumar The ominously titled supernatural film 13B has a smart premise involving a joint family of eight moving into a plush new apartment where strange, inexplicable things begin to happen to its residents, pretty much duplicating the events and dramatics of a new television...
  • In Pics: Chill thrills, the top 10 horror films! October 31, 2008

    On Halloween, we take a look at the 10 horror movies that have topped the charts over the last many decades. ...