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Top 25 Best Hindi Horror & Thriller Web Series – You’d Love to Watch

Indian audience loves horror genre, be it Bollywood horror movies, Hindi horror TV shows or horror web series. Horror web series Hindi keeps you hooked till the end, scares you and makes it difficult to sleep alone. The trend of horror genre in India, goes back to popular TV shows likes aahat and Zee horror shows which scared the hell out of 90s kids. Because of the success of these horror shows, Indian filmmakers tried their hands on best Hindi horror movies & Raaz movie (2000) popularize the horror content & from there is no returning.

After the Hindi horror movies, people now wait for best Hindi horror web series or Indian horror short films, as people can watch them any time online and doesn’t have to wait for the episodes unlike TV episodes. But for a long time, the horror web series culture was highly dominated by English, Korean, or Japanese series, especially if we look at the horror genre. Not anymore! Slowly, the best Hindi horror web series has also paved its way in the race.

So, if you are a fan of watching horror movies or shows, this list of the best Indian horror web series is for you. What are you waiting for? Be ready to binge-watch it with your friends or turn your lights on, as these horror web series are going to scare you.

List of Best Hindi Horror Web Series (2023 Update) –

1. Typewriter (2019)

Available on: Netflix

Directed by: Sujouy Ghosh

Number of Episodes: 5

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Watch Typewriter Trailer :

Typewriter follows the story of a haunted house and a book that captures the interest of young wannabe ghost hunters. Soon a new family moves into that house and the ghost hunters feel they should catch the ghosts before anything bad happens with the family. Slowly, the house’s old secrets resurface because of which we are thrust into the scary and gloomy world of this haunted house. The series has potential thrill moments to give audience goosebumps. Starring Purab Kohli, Palomi Ghosh, and Sameer Kochhar in lead roles, it should be on your list.

2. Bhram (2019)

Available on: ZEE5

Directed by: Sangeeth Sivan

Number of Episodes: 8 Episodes

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Watch Bhram Trailer :

Bhram is a psychological horror/thriller series starring Kalki Koechlin, Bhumika Chawla, Sanjay Suri in pivotal roles. This show traces the story of an author played by Kalki who is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In order to deal with her trauma, she moves to Shimla to stay with her sister. But things worsen as she starts seeing a girl there who has been dead for 20 years. Bhram, with Kalki’s impeccable performance, is clearly one of the best Hindi horror-thriller web series that you could watch.

3. Ghoul (2018)

Available on: Netflix

Directed by: Patrick Graham

Number of Episodes: 3

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 7.1

Watch Ghoul Trailer :

Starring the talented Radhika Apte, this 3-episode Hindi web series 2018 is a short but capturing, plus fast pacing. Instead of boring you with the same kind of ghosts wrapped in white sheets, this explores a folklore monster. The story is set in India, in a dystopian future, with fascism at its peak. Apte plays the role of a female army officer who interrogates high-profile criminals. Things go awry when one such criminal is brought for interrogation, and he summons a Ghoul, the Arab folklore monster. What follows next may leave you with chills running down your spine.

4. Twisted (2017)

Available on: YouTube

Directed by: Vikram Bhatt

Number of Episodes: 24

Number of Seasons: 2

IMDb Ratings: 7/10

Watch Twisted Trailer :

Twisted is an erotic thriller web series starring Nia Sharma, Namit Khanna, Tia Bajpai, and Rahul Raj. Business tycoon, Ranbir Raichand’s wife Naina is found raped and murdered. CID Officers have shortlisted the suspects to Ranbir Raichand and his affair Aliyah Mukherjee. However, Ranbir and Aliyah put their version of the story. all seem real. Then, who is the murderer? the story is presented by Vikram Bhatt’s VB on the Web. It is his second web original after the phenomenal response to his first web series Maaya.

5. Ragini MMS Returns (2017)

Available on: ALT Balaji

Directed by: Harris sociology Batla House

Number of Episodes: 27

Number of Seasons: 2

IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

Watch Ragini MMS Returns Trailor Trailer :

Ragini MMS Returns, just like Ragini MMS movie is a blend of sexy and horror. This erotic series foretells the story of Ragini, a college-going girl and her friends, and a ghost hunting them down, for getting laid. Besides just putting eroticism in horror, there is another reason as well why the ghost chooses to victimize those specific people. It’s hidden in the backstory that will slowly unravel. The show holds too many seductive scenes, packed with spine chilling moments that come in without warning.

6. Gehraiyaan (2017)

Available on: YouTube

Directed by: Vikram Bhatt

Number of Episodes: 10

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Watch Gehraiyaan  Trailer :

Gehraiyaan is supernatural thriller web series that claims to be India’s first digital horror show.  The show featuring Sanjeeda Sheikh and Vatsal Sheth in lead roles mainly revolve around a young couple living in an urban area. They get trapped in the web of evil forces that turns their lives upside-down, posing a challenge to their love. What I can reveal is that the story is incredibly powerful, and you must watch it.

7. Rain (2017)

Available on: YouTube

Directed by: Vikram Bhatt

Number of Episodes: 6

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Watch RainTrailer :

Rain is India’s first digital thriller show. The series presents the story of a girl who is trapped in a house on a rainy night. There are four persons in the house along with her. All these persons belong to her past and one of them wants to kill her but she does not know who? The burning question is whom she should trust. The storyline though seems promising but is not that intriguing. Nonetheless, it makes up a good series to binge-watch.

8.  Tantra (2017)

Available on: YouTube

Directed by: Vikram Bhatt

Number of Episodes: 33

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 5.3

Watch Tantra Trailer :

Tantra is a story of the Khanna family who moves to their dream house “Jalsa” only to fall in the clutches of an evil incantation. The affluent family falls prey to the irresistible but gruesome practice of black magic, Tantra. This supernatural horror drama revolves around the woman in the house who due to her jealousy unleashes the reign of terror.

9. The Mortuary (2020)

Available on: Watcho

Directed by: Manan Khan

Number of Episodes: 3

Number of Seasons: 1

Webisode Rating: 3/5

Watch The Mortuary Trailer :

The Mortuary, Hindi web series 2020 is a fast-moving yet gripping story of revenge and vengeance. It is set in a hospital where a girl patient was abused by another patient and killed. Even her corpse was not left at peace. It’s time for the soul of the body to reign havoc on whoever was responsible for her fate.

10. Bhootiyagiri (2020)

Available on: MX Player

Directed by: Amritpal Singh Bindra, Samar Shaikh, Sizil Shrivastava, Vishwajoy Mukherjee

Number of Episodes: 5

Number of Seasons: 1

Watch Bhootiyagiri Trailer :

Bhootiyagiri is a horror-comedy covering the story of Dilawar Rana, a man with sharp business acumen. Initially put in jail, he later is trusted with an offer to run a haunted hotel as a get-out jail card. Using his sharp business mind and teaming up with his ex-wife and brother, he uses the scare-factor in his favor to promote his hotel making waves on social media. But later things turn eerie forcing him to deal with horrors outside and inside the hotel.

11. Betaal (2020)

Available on :- Netflix

Directed by :- Patrick Graham and Nikhil Mahajan

Number of episodes :- 4

Number of seasons :- 1

IMDb rating :- 5.3/10

Betaal is an Indian zombie horror series based in a remote village which is a battlefield for East India Company and CIDP force. The series began with a large group of Adivasi people conducting a ritual at a shrine to a spirit they call the Betaal. The series got a mixed reviews but as we have always watched Hollywood zombie movies, we can give a go over Indian zombie series.

12. Shaitani Haveli (2018)

Available on: Amazon Prime

Directed by: Varun Thakur

Number of Episodes: 8

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10.

Watch Shaitani Haveli Trailer here:

Another horror comedy, that has caliber both to give you chills and hurt your jaws with laughter, simultaneously. It is a meta – a horror story capturing a horror story. A B-Grade movie director determined to make a hit to make up for his losses, along with his cast and crew comes at a titular Shaitan Haveli. But while filming something sinister happens to turn things awry.

13. Parchayee (2019)

Available on: ZEE5

Directed by: Multiple

Number of Episodes: 12

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 6.1

Based on: The stories of Ruskin Bond

Watch Parchayee Trailer:

Based on the stories written by Padma Shri awardee author Ruskin Bond, Parchayee potentially takes you into the world of mystery and secrecy to leave you craving for more. It is shot in different locations of India with mystical, supernatural, occult, and psychic elements. Unlike other horror plots, it is not sprinkled with vengeance, envy, or anxiety. Nonetheless it has moments to send shivers down your spine. A major plus point is that it is ideal for children o watch. So, you can sit with your family and enjoy some spine chilling time.

14. The Cottage (2019)

Available on: ULLU

Directed By: Jehangir Irroni

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

Watch The Cottage Trailer:

Ullu platform is generally known for premiering Indian adult movies, but have this amazing horror web series. The Cottage is another series capable of giving you sleepless nights. This web series revolves around a girl named Shaisha, who asks for a lift from Jason. They head towards the Haunted Cottage. Is Shaisha real? Watch the series to know yourself. While the series has got mixed reviews from the critics, we will advise you to be its judge yourself.

15. Simran-The Lost Soul (2019)

Available on: PrimeFlix

Directed by: Shravan Singh

Watch Simran-The Lost Soul Trailer:

Simran-The Lost Soul is a recent web series revolving around the story of five friends who go on a trip to Rudrapur. In the process, they reach Rudra fort. Simran, an aspiring architect, falls for the design of the fort. While discovering the fort, she mistakenly opens an unlocked door that turns their fate upside down. If you also have a curious mind and a brave heart, then follow Simran to see what’s behind the door.

16. Darr Sabko Lagta Hai (2015):

Available on: Netflix

Directed by: Multiple

Number of Episodes: 49

Number of Seasons: 21

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

Watch Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Trailer:

Darr Sabko Lagta an Indian anthology horror-fiction. It has all the elements of horror, be it supernatural, paranormal activities, ghosts, zombies, phantoms, wizards, witches, and possessed objects. So, if you are a horror fan, then missing it will be a shame.

17. The Last Night (2019)

Available on: PrimeFlix

Directed by: Shahid Kazmi

Number of Episodes: 8

Number of Seasons: 1

Watch The Last Night Trailer:

This horror series revolves around a perfectly happy family whose life eventually turns upside down. The husband’s mysterious past forces them to go to a house, which turns their life into hell. The wife tries every possible thing to save her family. But will she be able to do that? To know what happens to the family, you need to watch this nail-biting series.

18. Farmhouse (2019)

Available on: PrimeFlix

Directed by: Avinash Bundela

Number of Episodes: 5

Number of Seasons: 1

Watch Farmhouse Trailer:

The Farmhouse is a suspense horror series set in a graveyard. A cop who is out of rehab decides to take a shift of graveyard morgue of a hospital. But he comes across strange, violent, and eerie events. Something that changed him forever. It’s not just the setting that will give you chills but also the plot. So, sit back with your popcorn and get ready to be scared.

19. Flip (2019)

Available on: Eros Now

Directed by: Bejoy Nambiar

Number of Episodes: 4

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Watch Flip Trailer:

Flip is a series of short scary stories. Each tells a tale of many occurrences that cause a complete turn of 180 degrees in the people, events, and perspective. If you are looking for something to blow your mind in a short period, then watching it is a good idea.

20. Parchhayee (2019)

Available on: Zee5

Directed by: Suman Mukhopadhyay

Number of Episodes: 12

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 5/10

Back when books were mainstream, Ruskin Bond’s works were a great asset for avid readers looking for a scare. Inspired by his stories set vividly in the hills, Parchhayee is a collection of 12 horror tales that are sure to entertain and frighten you. It is a complete package with a perfect mix of jump scares and interesting plots with great characters. It may not be too much for people used to horror but will leave you with a lot to think about.

21. Ghost Leela (2020)

Available on: Prime Flix

Directed by: Shahid Kazmi

Number of Episodes: 7

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

How many times have we read a book and fallen in love with the characters, many times? This is a story about a girl who is in love with a guy who actually doesn’t exist in reality. The story has a love triangle factor to give you the dose of romance and also involves the angle of human sacrifice.

22. Shaitaan Haveli (2018)

Hindi Horror Thriller Web Series

Available on: Prime Video

Directed by: Ajay Singh

Number of Episodes: 8

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

The series is about a struggling actor who had only done “B-Grade” Movies with the same director, so one day the director decided to make a horror “B-Grade” Film and wants every fear element and decided to shoot the film in a historic “Haweli” which is haunted by the spirits.

23. Adhura (2023)

Available on: Prime Video

Directed by: Gauravv K. Chawla; Ananya Banerjee

Number of Episodes: 7

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Adhura is a supernatural Indian thriller web series which is set in a prestigious boarding school and the secrets behind it. A reunion of the college students takes place and the lives of everyone connected with it, shakes up.

24. Booo Sabki Phategi (2023)

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Available on: ALT Balaji

Directed by: Farhad Samji

Number of Episodes: 8

Number of Seasons: 1

IMDb Rating: 5.3/10

The show is about a group of friends who went to celebrate their vacation in their friend’s resort; the resort was strangled and haunted, but they didn’t know about it; later on, one by one, they turn into ghost zombies, and then the main ghost appears by communicating with them.

25. Bhootiyagiri (2020)

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Available on: MX Player

Directed by: Vishwajoy Mukherjee

Number of Episodes: 15

Number of Seasons: 3

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

The series is about a sharp business-minded man, who got into jail due to some troubles, but later on, he had an option to release from prison and run a haunted Hotel. But there he uses his business mind and makes full-proof strategies to promote his Haunted Hotel on social media.

Frequently Asked Questions –

Q1 – Which horror series is on prime Hindi?

A – Prime Video has recently announced its first Hindi horror web series Adhura which is currently premiering on prime video & available to watch. It stars Rasika Dugal, Ishwak Singh, Shrenik Arora, and Poojan Chhabra. Check here the best Hindi TV Shows & Series on Amazon Prime.

Q2 – Which is the first horror show on Indian television?

A – Zee horror show was the first Indian horror show.

Your Turn!

This was our list of Best Horror Series in Hindi to watch in 2023. Which is your favorite Horror web series Hindi? Let us know in the comments section.

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3 comments

3D Walkthrough December 25, 2019 at 2:25 pm

Nice Collection of Horror Web Series
Thanks for sharing….

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jagmohan singh May 25, 2020 at 5:07 pm

Nicely made list…good work

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Sushant August 8, 2020 at 12:44 am

No Bhatt movies. ban them

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