Love and Horror in Bollywood
When history and horror come together with a Bollywood twist that was intrigued, according to Sonam. She shared the love and horror mix in the Bollywood industry.
Let’s take a look at the industry’s affair with all things spooky. It is always interesting to see how supernatural thrillers have evolved over time in Bollywood, said Sonam.
Bollywood constantly changing with the evolving landscape of entertainment whether it was cheesy, corny horror films from the 1970s. Sonam K. Ahuja said that Bollywood ensures 100% entertainment.
India’s first horror movie was Mahal (1949). It started from white saree-clad women to reincarnated lovers. Mahal (1949) movie directed by Kamal Amrohi.
In the 1960s, Bollywood had adapted thrillers and horror films from western literature. The movie Biren Nag’s Bees Saai Baad (1962) taken from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Book. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s book was The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902).
The next movie is Biren Nag’s Kohraa (1964) which adapted from Daphne Du Maurier’s novel book. Rebecca (1983) a novel written by Daphne Du Maurier.
From the 70s to 80s Ramsay Brothers has made the revolution and released multiple thrillers. They are Shyam and Tulsi known as Ramsay Brothers and release movies like Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche (1972) and Aur Kaun in 1979.
Then came “The RGV Phenomenon”, when the movie Raat released in 1992, Ram Gopal Verma has cemented his position as the authority of horror movies in Bollywood. Ram Gopal Verma has given horror movie like Bhoot in 2003, Darna Mana hai in 2003, and many more.
The movie Raaz in 2002, produced by Vikram Bhatt has taken forward the horror movie filmmaking and giving it a modern makeover. Vikram Bhatt has produced horror movies that break records such as 1920 and Haunted 3D.
On this Halloween season, Sonam K Ahuja is decided to revisit some of these age-old classics. If anyone has seen supernatural thrillers movies from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s then comment on her movie and also why you like that movie.
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