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Bollywood Thriller Movies that will keep you hooked

The thing about thriller movies is that as the story unfolds, we see ourselves thoroughly engrossed in unraveling the hidden secrets and exploring the truth. The better the thriller, the better the experience. While Hollywood is definitely on top of their game when it comes to making thriller movies, Bollywood is no less in the game. Here’s a list of some of the best Bollywood thriller movies that will leave you at the edge of your seat.

1.Haseen Dillruba (2021)

Watch on: Netflix

Haseen dilruba

With a humorous first half, Haseen Dillruba dives deep into jaw-dropping thriller mode in the second half. The wife is being questioned for the murder of her husband and she walks us through the incidents that happened just before her husband was murdered. Is she the killer? What was her motive? Watch Haseen Dillruba and find out for yourself. The film stars Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, and Harshvardhan Rana.

2. Ittefaq (2017)

Watch on: Netflix

Ittefaq Bollywood thriller movie

Ittefaq is one of the most underrated Bollywood movies that deserves to be watched. Two convicts, two different stories, two murders; whom to believe? Ittefaq takes us on a chilling roller coaster ride. The film happens in limited surroundings and yet captures our attention throughout. Ittefaq, starring Sonakshi Sinha, Siddharth Malhotra, and Akshay Khanna is a film that you cannot miss.

3. Talaash (2012)

Watch on: Amazon Prime Video

Talaash is a psychological crime thriller that is directed by Rima Kagti and co-written by Zoya Akhtar. Inspector Surjan Singh Shekhawat (played by Aamir Khan) has been tasked to solve the murder of a movie star but has to deal with sex a worker named Rosie (Kareena Kapoor Khan) as he processes the grief of losing his son. The film plays mind games with us throughout before we can process what has happened. 

4. Andhadhun (2018)

Watch on: Netflix

It goes without saying that Andhadhun is one of the best Bollywood thriller movies to ever exist. Directed by the maestro in this genre, Sriram Raghavan, Andhadhun is a captivating thriller about a musician who accidentally witnesses a murder. With several twists and turns, Andhadhun keeps us at the edge of our seats. Ayushmann Khuranna and Tabu deliver their finest performances.

5. Race (2008)

Watch on: Netflix

Exploring the theme of sibling rivalry, love, and passion, Race is an action thriller movie that is going to leave you bowled over. The film has a stellar cast including Saif Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif, Akshay Khanna, Bipasha Basu, and others. With several twists and turns throughout, Race keeps us hooked till the very end.

6. Kahaani (2012)

Watch on: Disney+Hotstar

A pregnant woman comes to Kolkata in search of her missing husband, who coincidentally has an uncanny resemblance with a wanted terrorist. In the aesthetic backdrop of Kolkata, Vidya Bagchi (played by Vidya Balan) and the police set out in search of her husband. Kahaani is a Bollywood thriller that also leaves us cathartic in the end. We feel a rush of emotions towards the end and that is why Kahaani is one of my favorite Bollywood thriller movies.

7. Badla (2019)

Watch on: Zee5

Badla thriller movie

Naina Sethi is a successful businesswoman who has been accused of murdering her lover. Her lawyer tries to get to the crux of the case in order to understand how he should proceed at the court. Most of the film is about the conversations they have trying to decode the entire incident. Taapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bachchan have done a wonderful job and the movie is a clear winner.

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