10 Famous Bollywood Thriller Movies All Time

Published on Nov 17, 2023 by


Thriller is a type of fiction. Thriller movies have overlapping sub-genres. Thriller’s movies are defined by the moods they elicit. Thriller means giving the feelings of surprise, suspense, excitement, anxiety, and anticipation to the viewers.

You can say it is a type of fiction or drama designed to hold the interest by the use of adventure, intrigue, or suspense. There are many famous thriller movies, some of the best Bollywood thriller movies are discussed in this article.


The cast of the movie:

  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Taapsee Pannu
  • Amrita Singh
  • Tony Luke
  • Manav Kaul
  • Tanveer Ghani
Directed by Sujoy Ghosh
Produced by Gauri Khan, Sunir Khetarpal, Akshai Puri
Written by Sujoy Ghosh, Raj Vasant
Music by Clinton Cerejo

Badla is a most famous Hindi-language thriller film directed by Sujoy Ghosh released in March 2019. The film is based on the story of a young girl named Naina Sethi. She is a successful businesswoman. She is married and has a perfect family. Her life totally changed when she was arrested for the murder of her secret lover suddenly.

The whole movie revolves around the interview between Naina and her lawyer. All the suspects and proves gone against her that she murdered her boyfriend, but she acted like she is innocent and trying to trap her in this murder case.

Later it was proved that Naina is responsible for that murder. Another interesting secret reveals in the movie that Naina and her boyfriend were also responsible for the murder of a young boy. The movie has grossed over ₹138.49 crores and become one of the most successful movies of 2019.


The cast of the movie:

  • Vidya Balan
  • Parambrata Chatterjee
  • Nawazuddin Siddique
  • Indraneil Sengupta
  • Darshan Jariwala
Directed by Sujoy Ghosh
Produced by Sujoy Ghosh, Kushal Kantilal Gada
Screenplay by Sujoy Ghosh
Music by Vishal-Shekhar

Kahaani is a 2012 Indian Hindi-language mystery thriller film written by Sujoy Ghosh. The story is revolving around a female. She comes from London to Kolkata. She was a pregnant woman and a great software engineer. She arrived to find her missing husband, who came there but didn’t go back.

She investigates everywhere with the help of a police officer ‘Rana’ Sinha. She knows an exciting secret that her husband’s face is the same as a criminal Damji, responsible for a poison gas attack in Kolkata, and thousands of people died on the board. She was so confused about it. She was so intelligent, and she tried to find that criminal to know the truth about her husband. In the end, she met Damji, killed him, and ran away.

Officer Rana Sinha then realized that she was not a simple woman or a pregnant woman who came to Kolkata to find her husband; she was hired by IB (intelligence bureau) to find that criminal and kill him. Kahaani was nominated for many awards, and it won 3 national film awards.

Yavarum Nalam

The cast of the movie:

  • Madhavan
  • Neetu Chandra
  • Ravi Babu
  • Murali Sharma
  • Sachin Khedekar
  • Amitha Rajan
Directed by Vikram Kumar
Produced by Suresh Balaji, George Pius, Rajesh Sawhney
Music by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Tubby Parik

Yavarum Nalam is a 2009 Indian horror thriller film written and directed by Vikram Kumar. The film was simultaneously filmed and released in Hindi as 13B. It is the story of a family who shifted into a new apartment, 13B. The apartment was haunted; it is said that a family was murdered there. Manohar and his family are suffering many UNnatural things in that house. They all are very disturbed by all the things happening in the home.

In the end, the person who murdered the family was in front of Manohar; he killed him. Then all the things become normal. And they lived a simple happy life. The film was released on 6 March 2009; the film received highly positive reviews and became a blockbuster.

Table No. 21

The cast of the movie:

  • Paresh Rawal
  • Rajeev Khandelwal
  • Tina Desai
  • Asheesh Kapur
  • Dhruv Ganesh
  • Hanif Hilal
  • Sana Amin Sheikh
Directed by Aditya Datt
Produced by Sunil Lulla, Viki Rajani
Music by      Gajendra Verma, Neeraj Shridhar, Sachin Gupta

Table No. 21 is a famous Indian thriller film. The film was released on 4 January. The story is about a couple. They win a trip in a lucky draw which is full of luxurious hotel accommodations and lavish dinners. The couple met one day with Mr. Khan, who was a charming millionaire personality. He invites the couple to a live game show. Mr. Khan tells them that if they win the game, they can get ₹210 million as a prize.

They decided to play that game. Starting the game was looking easy, but as the game progressed, the tasks were going horribly. Questions are about their past, their personal lives, and tasks are to murder someone. In the end, the story ends with an unbelievable secret. The couple was free to go by Mr. Khan, but they were shocked and in regret. The movie earned ₹101.0 million in the first week of its release

Samrat & Co.

The cast of the movie:

  • Rajeev Khandelwal
  • Madalsa Sharma
  • Gopal Datt
  • Girish Karnad
  • Priyanshu Chatterjee
  • Sujata Sanghmitra
  • Shreya Narayan
Directed by Kaushik Ghatak
Produced by Kavita K. Barjatya, Rajshri Productions
Music by Ankit Tiwari, Mithoon

Samrat & Co. is one of the famous films of Bollywood thriller movies. The film was released on 25 April 2014. The story of a girl named Dimpy Singh approaches a private investigator whose name was Samrat. Dimpy told him some shocking things that are happening to her.

She told about her ruined garden and fading the plants without any reason. She told about the death of her father’s favorite horse so suddenly. She told him about his father’s health, who was basically a strong man, but suddenly he was broken. She told him many more unnatural things, and Samrat was very curious about everything and decided to go home.

Samrat reached Dimpy house with his friend and started his investigation. The story was much confusing when the murder came to the house, and everything was getting much complicated, and Samrat got a dead body. In the end, he finds out the killer and the main reason for everything happening with Dimpy.


The cast of movie:

  • Rajeev Khandelwal
  • Gajraj Rao
Directed by Raj Kumar Gupta
Produced by Ronnie Screwvala
Music by Amit Trivedi

Aamir is a famous Indian action-thriller film. Raj Kumar Gupta directed the film. The story revolves around a young Muslim man whose name was Dr. Aamir Ali. Aamir was returned to Mumbai from the United Kingdom. He was handed over a phone, and someone is chasing him. He realizes that his family was kidnapped.

He receives a call on a given cell phone and says to follow the instructions if he wants his family safe. He told me to bring a briefcase and place it under the seat of the train. He did the same, but after some time, he realized that the briefcase was not filled with money; there was a time bomb in that. He ran back, got that briefcase, and did not follow the instructions anymore. At the end of the film, he died but did not harm anyone else and failed the people in their plans.


The cast of the movie:

  • Tabu
  • Ayushmann Khurrana
  • Radhika Apte
  • Anil Dhawan
  • Zakir Hussain
  • Ashwini Kalsekar
Directed by  Sriram Raghavan
Produced by Sudhanshu Vats, Ajit Andhare, Gaurav Nanda, Ashok Vasodia, Kewal Garg
Music by  Amit Trivedi, Raftaar, Girish Nakod

Andhadhund is another famous Bollywood movie. It is a black comedy thriller that was released in 2013. The story is about a great pianist named Akash. He always pretends to be a blind person. He was in a romantic relationship with a girl named Sophie. He was invited by her father to perform on his anniversary. When Aakash goes there, he finds out about the affair of his wife, Simi.

He saw a dead body in the house; Simi and his boyfriend murdered him and didn’t be afraid of Aakash because they thought he is blind. Later they doubted Aakash and trapped him. Simi proved him a wrong person and characterless boy in front of her husband and Sophie. Aakash planned to kidnap Simi and proved himself innocent. Simi was killed in a car accident at the end of the story, and Aakash disappeared for many years and didn’t meet Sophie.


The cast of the movie:

  • Rahul Bhat
  • Ronit Roy
  • Tejaswini Kolhapure
  • Vineet Kumar Singh
  • Surveen Chawla
Directed by Anuraj Kashyap
Produced by Arun Rangachari, Vivek Rangachari, Anurag Kashyap, Madhu Mantena
Music by G. V. Prakash Kumar

Ugly is a famous Hindi-language thriller film that Anurag Kashyap writes. The story is about a struggling actor named Rahul. His daughter disappeared. She was kidnapped. Rahul was traveling with his daughter, who was missing from the car. The local police ask him the reason why he was traveling with his daughter.

Rahul told the police that he could meet his daughter only on Saturdays since he is divorced, so he has no other choice to spend time with her. The films progress and the events that follow. At the end of the movie, The police find a marketplace and talk to a woman who knows about the mask seller who was the kidnapper of the girl. The police find out that He is a part of a group and has a history of abducting children. Police found the girl dead in the end.


The cast of the movie:

  • Amir Khan
  • Kareena Kapoor
  • Rani Mukerji
  • Nawazuddin Siddique
  • Rajkummar Rao
  • Shernaz Patel
Directed by Reema Kagti
Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Amir Khan, Farhan Akhtar

Talaash was the most famous movie of 2012. It is a psychological crime thriller film. It is the story of a police Inspector who was put on Famous film actor Arman Kapoor. Inspector named Surjan Shekhawat was suffering from a past depression. He is dealing with his unhappy marriage also.

He got help from a prostitute named Rosie. The whole movie is about fatal attraction, loss of love and about to solve a fully planned crime. The film received a U/A certificate from the Censor Board of India. It was the highest-grossing film of 2012.

Talvar (Guilty)

The cast of the movie:

  • Irfan Khan
  • Konkona Sen Sharma
  • Neeraj Shah
  • Ayesha Parveen
  • Gajraj Rao
Directed by  Meghna Gulzar
Produced by Vineet Jain, Vishal Bhardwaj
Music by Ketan Sodha, Vishal Bhardwaj

Talvar released internationally as Guilty, and it is a famous film of 2015. It is a thriller drama film written by Vishal Bhardwaj. The film is based on the 2008 Noida double murder case involving a teenage girl and her family’s servant. An investigator is solving this case. He is dealing with conflicting perspectives involving a brutal double murder. The case gets complicated day by day when the parents of the murdered girl emerge as the prime suspects.

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