The most watched genre in the whole world is ‘horror’. It is also very much liked in India. Earlier films of B and C grade were horror, in which there were actors of the same level. But with time there has also been a change in horror films. Big stars of Bollywood have also started doing horror films,
So the number of films has started increasing. By the way, it is also said that no star is needed in horror cinema, because the hero is never afraid. These days, the trend of adding a tinge of comedy or psychological aspect among horror has increased. However, some filmmakers are now taking interest in making pure horror films.
There are selective methods of intimidation in movies. Give a shock with sound effects or something, so that the person gets scared or you can slowly create an atmosphere with background music, camera and lighting where it feels as if fear has settled in the soul. There are two types of people in the world.
One who likes horror cinema and the other who pretends not to like it. Because such people are very afraid to see horror. There was a time when the ill effects of VFX, forced screams, illogical and repetitive storylines and spirits and ghosts resembling clowns tried unsuccessfully to scare the audience.
The result of this was that instead of being afraid, people started laughing and laughing. But things have changed now. With the help of new technology, filmmakers started making their horror films logical. The background of why the ghost or spirit is present in the film was well explained in these horror web series.
Overall, the new age horror web series are truly heart-wrenching. As you know, we are telling you about such web series related to the popular genre of cinema, which are the best at the present time. If you are searching for good content on OTT, then we will tell you such a list, which will help you to choose the best.
- IMDb Rating: 9.6
- Available On: MX Player
- Starcast: Abhishek Sonpalia, Shobhit Sujay, Sudhanshu Rai and Priyanka Sarkar
- Director: Sudhanshu Rai
Chapathi is a short film directed by Sudhanshu Rai, released this year. It was earlier released on YouTube, but seeing its popularity, it is now being streamed on MX Player. In this, Priyanka Sarkar, Abhishek Sonpalia, Shobhit Sujay, Sudhanshu Rai have tied the knot with their best acting.
Priyanka Sarkar and Abhishek Sonpalia are in the lead roles. The story revolves around three friends with opposite temperaments, who conduct an experiment to invite a ghost with the help of a book. Its 9.6 IMDb rating tells how much viewers are liking it.
- IMDb Rating: 7.7
- Available: Viu and YouTube
- Starcast: Sanjeeda Sheikh, Vatsal Seth, Trishan Singh Maini, Shruti Srivastava, Mehrzan Mazda, Vidur Anand and Rahul Sudhir
- Director: Vikram Bhatt
Released in the year 2017, ‘Ghahariyaan’ is said to be India’s first horror web series. Produced by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Siddhant Sachdev, this horror thriller web series is Kaabil-e-Traif. It is a romantic horror drama, in which the whole story revolves around a surgeon and researcher.
Raina Malik (Sanjeeda Sheikh) is a surgeon. For some reason, she leaves her profession and shifts from Bangalore to Mumbai. But scary accidents start happening to them in the flat. They feel that some shadow is always following them. His friends think that this is Raina’s illusion. Then his neighbor comes forward to his aid.
- IMDb Rating: 7.1
- Available On: Netflix
- Starcast: Radhika Apte, Manav Kaul and Mahesh Balraj
- Director: Patrick Graham
The horror of the web series ‘Ghul’ released on 24 August 2018 is that you will close your eyes due to fear. Seeing this horror series of Radhika Apte, you will be reminded of Hollywood horror films Insidious, Conjuring and I Am Legend. Because in this web series the concept of ‘Ghul’ i.e. a ‘Genie’ has been taken.
Being new, it has been able to connect you to the series. In this, a nationalist daughter informs the police about her traitor father and gets him arrested. The father takes the help of a genie to succeed in his nefarious designs. This is a hair-raising web series.
- IMDb Rating: 6.6
- Available On: Zee5
- Starcast: Kalki Kekalan, Bhumika Chawla, Sanjay Suri, Ejaz Khan, Omkar Kapoor and Chandan Roy Sanyal
- Director: Sangeet Sivan
‘Bhram’ is a psychological thriller web series released on 24 October 2019. Its director Sangeet Sivan has tried his hand in horror for the second time after making the first horror film ‘Click’. It depicts the life story of a girl who loses her composure after an accident in the backdrop of Shimla hills and amidst horror background music.
After this, the writer Alisha Khanna (Kalki Kekalan) goes to her sister Ankita (Bhumika Chawla) to cure her health. Ankita’s husband Peter Paul (Sanjay Suri) helps Alisha a lot in recovering from her situation.
- IMDb Rating: 6.5
- Available On: Netflix
- Starcast: Palomi Ghosh, Sameera Anand, Palash Kamble, Mikhail Gandhi, Aryansh Malviya, Purab Kohli, Sameer Kochhar and Kanwaljit Singh
- Director: Sujoy Ghosh
If you like horror stories, you are a web series addict, want to see something new then this is an amazing web series for you. Sujoy Ghosh is known for his thrillers in his stories and this web series is full of it. Its story is based on a villa, which has become haunted due to a mysterious death that happened many years ago.
Three people living near it want to know its truth. Typewriter is a mysterious but scary story woven around these three characters with ghostly shadows. Due to its setting, lighting, camera and screenplay, all five episodes of Typewriter make for binge-watching.