Not many producers have given importance to horror genre in Bollywood, still the film industry managed to come up with some really scary films in the past. Ramsay Brothers' 'Veerana' (1988) is seen as a landmark film in Bollywood's list of horror films.
'Mahal' played with the subject of reincarnation. While the song 'Aaega Aane Wala' became a super hit, the song also added to the spookiness.
Woman wearing a white sari singing a song 'Kahi Deep Jale' is still etched in the minds of many. 'Bees Saal Baad' turned out to be a superhit at the box-office in 1962.
1965 film loosely based on Agatha Christie's novel became a cult with spooky 'Gumnaam Hai Koi' song.
One of Ramsays popular film 'Do Gaz Zameen Ke Niche' was all about zombies.
1979 popular horror film 'Jaani Dushman' which boasts of a big star cast became a superhit at the box-office.
Bollywood has been obsessed with haunted houses and 1992's 'Raat' echoes the same notion. With cats and possessed souls, Ram Gopal Varma made an epic horror film.
Bipasha Basu made her entry into the horror genre with 'Raaz' in 2002. A haunted mansion in a forest was enough to spook you out of the wits.
Ram Gopal Varma's 2003 horror flick 'Bhoot' boasts of a story of a haunted house and how later the new tenant gets possessed by the spirit.
Vaastu Shastra shows the child befriending the ghosts of the house.
'1920: Evil Returns' is the latest inclusion in the list of Bollywood horror films. It has got a good opening at the box office.