With the ongoing lockdown conditions, there has been a rapid trend in movies, tv shows, and web series online. Surprisingly, there’s a surge in views on horror movies and shows.
So, today we present to you a collection of mind-numbing horror Telugu Movies from the Telugu Movie industry.
1. U-Turn (2018)
This supernatural mystery thriller film stars Samantha Akkineni, Aadhi Pinisettey, Rahul Ravindran, and Bhumika Chawla in lead roles.
The movie is directed by Pawan Kumar, produced by Srinivasa Chitturi and Rambabu Bandaru under BR8 Creations, V.Y. Combines, and Srinivasa Silver Screen.
It is written by Pawan Kumar himself. The script revolves around the death of motorists who break a traffic rule at a particular flyover and the hunt for the culprit by the duo of an intern journalist and a cop.
The film was a success and received a positive response from the critics. The story is fresh and thought-provoking. The suspense is the main anchor that keeps the audience hooked.
You won’t see the twists and turns coming up. It is a must-watch for all the thriller fans out there. I can surely assure you find best Horror Telugu Movies after watching this movie.
2. De-Monte Colony (2015)
This movie is a Tamil-language horror thriller film which is written and directed by R Ajay Gnanamuthu. It stars Arulnithi, Ramesh Thilak, Sananth, and Abishek Joseph George in the lead roles.
The film is produced by M.K. Tamilarasu under the banner of Mohana Movies. The movie has an IMDb rating of 7/10 and 94% of Google users like it. The film harbored positive reviews upon its release.
The film spans the story of four friends who under the influence of alcohol and false bravado, decide to do something daring and visit a haunted bungalow at the De-Monte Colony.
However, they were unaware of the fact that they returned home with an evil spirit. The film is a brilliant example of what a horror movie should be with its crisp story-line, perfect jump scares, good cinematography, and superb execution.
It is a must-watch and you won’t be disappointed.
3. Maaya (2015)
Maaya is a horror film written and directed by Ashwin Saravanan. It is produced by S.R. Prakash Babu, S.R. Prabhu, Prabhu Venkatachalam, Gopinath P. and Thanga Prabaharan R. under the banner of Potential Studios.
The music is composed by Ron Ethan Yohann and stars Nayanthara and Aari in the lead roles. This movie marks the 50th project of Nayanthara and is hailed as one of the best horror movies of the Tamil Industry.
The plot revolves around a single mother Apsara, who is struggling to make ends meet. Her life turns into a jumbled mess when a ghost starts haunting her and killing people she knows.
The plot is written in such a way that it creeps it’s way back into the mind of the audience long after it finishes. The nail-biting suspense will surely keep you on the edge of your seats till the end.
4. Pisaasu (2014)
Pisaasu is a Tamil gothic horror film written and directed by Mysskin. The movie is produced by Bala under B Studios. It sees new comers Naga and Prayaga Martin as newcomers and in the lead roles.
The music is curated by Arrol Corelli. The story involves Siddharth, a violinist, who witnesses the death of a young girl in an accident and starts feeling a supernatural presence at his home.
The tale unfolds when he comes to know the actual killer. The movie has an IMDb rating of 7.5 and 91% of Google users recommend it.
The critics named it a “terrific addition to one of the most exciting films of the Tamil Industry”. The perfect screenplay, simple dialogues, excellent portraying of the characters, and brilliant performances make this film a must-watch.
5. Eeram (2009)
Eeram is a Tamil language supernatural crime thriller written and directed by Arivazhagan. It is produced by S. Shankar under the banner of S. Pictures.
It stars Aadhi and Sindhu Menon in the lead roles. S. Thaman is the music composer. The film received positive reviews and was declared a blockbuster at the box-office.
It has an IMDb rating of 7.6/10.
The movie revolves around Vasu who tries to solve his ex-girlfriend, Ramya’s murder case. He realizes that Ramya isn’t ready to go yet.
The film avoids being cliché and delivers a powerful performance with a thrilling story line. The narration and the brilliant filming gives the movie a real eerie vibe.
Airaa is a 2019 Tamil horror film starring Nayanthara, Kalaiyarasan, and Yogi Babu in the lead roles. It is written and directed by KM Sarjun.
The movie is produced by Kotapadi J Rajesh under the production banner of KJR Studios. The music is composed by Sundaramurthy KS.
The film narrates the story of Yamuna, a journalist, who is haunted by a vengeful spirit when she goes to visit her grandmother in a remote village. Meanwhile, Amudhan also experiences something similar.
If you are looking for something with a less chilling atmosphere, no blood, and gore, this movie would be a perfect fit for you.
7. Bhagamathie (2018)
This is a horror political thriller film that is written as well as directed by G. Ashok. It sees Anushka Shetty in the lead role. This role led Anushka to become the second Indian actress after Sridevi to have a $1 million grosser at the US box-office.
The film’s producers are V. Vamsi Krishna Reddy and Pramod. The film was released under the banner of UV Creations. The music is composed by S. Thaman.
The film narrates the story of Chanchala Reddy, an honest IAS officer, who is imprisoned in a haunted house for interrogation.
However, things get turned unexpectedly when she gets possessed by the spirit of a queen. It has an IMDb rating of 7/10 and 91% of Google users like it.
The movie was widely loved by the public and was critically acclaimed. It was labeled as an engaging thriller with good plot twists at regular intervals.
The film is set on lavish scales which adds to its thrill. The movie doesn’t feel boring at all even after depicting the same old horror castle, a ghost, and a helpless woman. It’s a pretty decent to watch and one of the best Horror Telugu Movies, it is.
8. Gruham (2017)
Gruham is an Indian horror movie which is co-written and directed by Milind Rau. The film stars Siddharth and Andrea Jeremiah in lead roles, while Siddharth is the co-writer and co-producer as well.
The film was produced under the banner of Viacom 18 Motion pictures and Etaki Entertainment. The story unfolds with Krishnakanth and Lakshmi living a peaceful life in the mountains.
They welcome their new neighbors, the De’costas. Terror ensues when their oldest daughter Jenny invites unwanted elements in the house.
The film mostly gained positive reviews from critics. The film is a bit different from a normal horror storyline. It doesn’t involve the usual human vs devil interaction.
The feature that makes it unique is the message that sometimes, humans undauntedly become a pawn in a tug of war between good and evil spirits.
If you are looking for something with a unique story line, this is the right fit for you.
In Best Horror Telugu Movies list, I also include some Tamil Horror Movies which is worth to watch. Enjoy the list and do let me know your favorite one. And if you want to add any one that I missed in the above list you can simply comment the movie name.