Anushka Sharma’s Pari looks scary like hell, and it definitely helped to build the much-desired hype for the movie. The poster along with the teaser made it obvious that this film is going to be one hell of a horror movie. This is what a poster does; create the much-desired hype and intrigue the audience. Let us look at 5 films where actresses completely nailed the horror look.
Let’s begin with Raat, a supernatural thriller written and co-directed by Ram Gopal Verma. Revathi played the role of the protagonist and she was the one who was possessed by a spirit. At a possessed person, she starts killing people around her. This was one of the first movies which explored the elements of fear and thrill at the same time. This cult classic paved the way for a new genre of movie where different dynamics of fear was explored.
Urmila Matondkar had proved her acting mettle in several movies. But, if we talk about brilliance, then Bhoot boasts of a nuanced performance. Vishal aka Ajay Devgun and his wife Swati aka Urmila move to a new flat. People warn them that the previous owner has died under mysterious circumstances. Swati eventually gets possessed by the ghost of the dead woman. Apart from the supernatural element, the film also is a crime suspense. Urmila’s performance as the possessed woman was extremely convincing. It was almost like we were watching a good Hindi remake of Exorcism of Emily Rose.
Based on the American supernatural ‘Paranormal Activity’, Ragini MMS is partially based on a real-life story. It is one of the movies where you get to see sexy Sunny Leone is a scary avatar. This movie can give you a few sleepless nights.
When you think of a scare fest, you have to watch Horror Story which released in 2013. This movie has some of the scariest scenes of all time. If you are looking for chills, this movie is your horror ride.
Creepy and at the same time scary, tries to attempt at something new. And if you believe that dayans or witches are non-existent, then this movie will tell you otherwise. Ek Thi Dayan is one of those movies where women were at the scary best. Both Konkona Sen Sharma and Huma Quereshi will give you the creeps.