7 Hindi serial killer movies that will blow your mind

Presented below is a compilation of some of the Hindi serial killer movies that you absolutely need to watch because of their mystery and thrilling twists.

Updated on Jun 21, 2024  |  01:42 AM IST |  224.4K
7 Hindi serial killer movies that will blow your mind
7 Hindi serial killer movies that will blow your mind (Pic Courtesy: Amazon Prime Video, Ek Villain IMDb)

Trigger Warning: This article contains references to murder and violence, which could be triggering for some readers.

There have been many Hindi serial killer movies made in the industry that have been loved by the audience. These stories revolve around a series of crimes and mostly have a hero solving the mystery behind them. 

Bollywood serial killer movies have amazed viewers in the past due to their mind-boggling narratives, unexpected plot twists, and thrilling experiences. So, what are you waiting for? Check out this list of films and get into a binge-watching spree. 

7 Hindi serial killer movies that are a must-watch:

1. Blind (2023)

  • Running Time: 2 hours 4 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 4/10
  • Movie Genre: Crime/Thriller
  • Movie Star Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Purab Kohli, Vinay Pathak, Lillete Dubey
  • Director: Shome Makhija
  • Writer: Shome Makhija
  • Year of release: 2023
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: JioCinema

Blind, one of the recent serial killer movies in Hindi, is a remake of a Korean film of the same name. It follows the story of Gia, a blind police officer who tries to tell the authorities about a crime, but they take her lightly. Then, she sets out to unravel the truth.

2. Chup: Revenge of the Artist (2022)

  • Running Time: 2 hours 15 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
  • Movie Genre: Crime/Thriller/Romance
  • Movie Star Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Sunny Deol, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Pooja Bhatt
  • Director: R Balki
  • Writer: R Balki, Raja Sen, Rishi Virmani
  • Year of release: 2022
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: ZEE5

Another film among the recent Indian serial killer movies is Chup: Revenge of the Artist. In the story, the film critics of Mumbai become the target of a serial killer. IG Arvind Mathur investigates the multiple deaths. He tries to find the culprit and learn the reason behind the killings. 

3. Cuttputlli (2022)

  • Running Time: 2 hours 14 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
  • Movie Genre: Crime/Drama
  • Movie Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Rakul Preet Singh, Sargun Mehta
  • Director: Ranjit Tewari
  • Writer: Aseem Arrora
  • Year of release: 2022
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Cuttputlli is next on our list of Bollywood psycho killer movies. It is based on the Tamil film Ratsasan and is set in the town of Kasauli. Brutal murders of teenage girls terrify the residents. SI Arjan Sethi discovers a connection between the killings and declares it the work of a serial killer. Arjan sets out to find him as a person close to him faces danger. 

4. Mardaani 2 (2019)

  • Running Time: 1 hour 43 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
  • Movie Genre: Action/Thriller
  • Movie Star Cast: Rani Mukerji, Vishal Jethwa, Jisshu Sengupta, Avneet Kaur
  • Director: Gopi Puthran
  • Writer: Gopi Puthran
  • Year of release: 2019
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

If you’re on the lookout for serial killer Hindi movies, Mardaani 2 is a must-watch. The film is a sequel to the 2014 film Mardaani and brings back the character of Shivani Shivaji Roy. This time she has to nab a 21-year-old boy named Sunny, who is responsible for the r*pe and murder of innocent women.

5. Ek Villain (2014)

  • Running Time: 2 hours 9 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
  • Movie Genre: Action/Thriller
  • Movie Star Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh
  • Director: Mohit Suri
  • Writer: Tushar Hiranandani
  • Year of release: 2014
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Ek Villain revolves around Guru, a gangster, and his love story with Aisha. He leaves the life of crime behind him. However, when his wife, Aisha, is murdered by a serial killer, he vows to take revenge and bring her justice. 

6. Murder 2 (2011)

  • Running Time: 2 hours 7 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
  • Movie Genre: Crime/Thriller
  • Movie Star Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Jacqueline Fernandez, Prashant Narayanan, Sulagna Panigrahi
  • Director: Mohit Suri
  • Writer: Shagufta Rafique
  • Year of release: 2011
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: YouTube

Murder 2 is one of the most gripping Indian psycho-killer movies. In the film, Arjun, an ex-cop, takes up the case of sex workers who have gone missing. When he finds a connection between the disappearances, a college girl named Reshma is sent to the killer as part of Arjun’s plan, but then she goes missing as well. On the other hand, Arjun has a complicated relationship with Priya, who also becomes a target of the killer.  

7. Baazigar (1993)

Pic Courtesy: Amazon Prime Video

  • Running Time: 3 hours 2 mins
  • IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
  • Movie Genre: Crime/Thriller/Romance
  • Movie Star Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Shilpa Shetty, Dalip Tahil
  • Director: Abbas-Mustan
  • Writer: Robin Bhatt, Akash Khurana, Javed Siddiqui
  • Year of release: 1993
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Baazigar is one of the best psycho-killer movies in Hindi, in which Shah Rukh Khan was loved by the audience for his negative role. He portrays the character of Ajay, who wants to take revenge on a businessman because of what he did to his family. Ajay takes the path of crime and betrayal to get justice.

If you want more suggestions for Bollywood psycho-killer movies, you can try 7 Khoon Maaf, Raman Raghav 2.0, Main Aur Charles, Ek Villain Returns, Anjaam, and more. These films will leave you thrilled with their twists and turns. 

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