There are two kinds of people in this world – those that love horror movies and those who are too frightened to watch them. With improving VFX and animation, watching horror movies has become a thrilling experience. Also, OTT platforms like Disney+ Hotstar keep uploading recent and cult-classic films, including those from the horror genre, each week. So switch off those lights, grab your popcorn and watch these five best horror movies on Hotstar.
Best Horror Movies on Disney+ Hotstar
Watch these top horror movies on Hotstar for a goosebumps-inducing movie-watching experience.
1. Ready or Not
Ready or Not is a 2019 film that tells the tale of Grace, a young bride who marries into the eccentric, Satan-worshiping Le Domas family. Many years ago, the family struck a deal with the devil to amass its fortune. Now, as the newest member of the family, Grace must fulfil certain wedding rituals to enjoy the La Domas wealth, including partaking in a terrifying game – whether she’s ready or not!
2. Annabelle Sethupathi
Annabelle Sethupathi is a Tamil language film featuring Taapsee Pannu in the lead (dual) role of Annabelle Sethupathi and Rudra. Rudra is a small-town thief who enters a haunted castle with her family to plunder it. Her family is then pulled into the mystery of its owner and mistress – Annabelle Sethupathi. This horror movie on Disney+ Hotstar is acclaimed for its chilling VFX, exciting premise and witty dialogues.
A horror comedy of epic proportions, Stree (Shraddha Kapoor) is a vengeful witch haunting the small town of Chanderi. She abducts lonely men during certain festival nights each year, leaving only their clothes behind. Enter Vicky (Raj Kumar Rao), a ladies’ tailor, who becomes the unlikely saviour of his kind. Stree is based on the Nale Ba urban legend of the 1990s in Karnataka. The film also includes Pankaj Tripathi and Aparshakti Khurana in pivotal roles.
4. The Night House
The Night House follows Beth (Rebecca Hall), a recently widowed woman, reeling from her husband Owen’s (Evan Jonigkeit) sudden death by suicide. Beth now lives in their lake house home, where she begins to uncover the disturbing secrets left behind by her husband. She encounters strange supernatural events and ghostly figures of women with Owen. This chilling Hotstar horror movie will repeatedly have you on the edge of your seat.
5. The Past
A young novelist, Simran is invited to Lonavala by a publisher to work on his biography. She’s accompanied by her sister Alia, and shortly after their arrival, they begin to experience paranormal activities in the bungalow. The spirits eventually possess Simran, and Alia is left with the mammoth task of saving her sister’s life with some help from a friend and a psychic. This 2018 Hotstar horror movie is only for the brave.
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