Category:Indian psychological thriller films
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The following 56 pages are in this category, out of 56 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. 1: Nenokkadine – 1, Nenokkadine is a 2014 Indian Telugu-language psychological thriller film written and directed by Sukumar. Produced by Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta, and Anil Sunkara as 14 Reels Entertainment and distributed by Eros International, nassar, Pradeep Rawat, Kelly Dorji, and Anu Hasan appear in supporting roles. Maheshs son, Gautham Krishna, made his debut in the film as a version of the protagonist. 1, Nenokkadine revolves around the search by Gautham for his parents, Sameera, a journalist, convinces him that he is an orphan and is hallucinating. Sukumar began working on 1, Nenokkadines script after completing 100% Love, R. Rathnavelu was the films director of photography, and Karthika Srinivas its editor. Devi Sri Prasad composed the soundtrack and background score,1, Nenokkadine was introduced on 12 February 2012 and principal photography, which began on 23 April 2012, was completed in late December 2013. It was filmed in London, Belfast, Bangkok and Indian cities including Hyderabad, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai, produced on a budget of ₹700 million,1, Nenokkadine was released on 10 January 2014 on about 1,500 screens during the Makar Sankranti festival season. Grossing over $1.27 million,1, Nenokkadine became the fourth-highest-grossing Telugu film in history at the United States box office, the film won three awards from eight nominations at the 4th South Indian International Movie Awards, and two awards at the 11th CineMAA Awards. It was dubbed into Tamil and Malayalam as Number 1 and into Hindi as 1, Gautham is a schizophrenic Indian rock musician who is missing 25 percent of his grey matter. He hallucinates a mysterious person he believes is one of the three murderers of his parents, as a child, Gautham was convinced that he was an orphan and assumes that his parents are dead, he does not remember their names or what they looked like. At one of his concerts, Gautham sees one of the three men and chases him, Sameera, a journalist at the concert, films Gautham fighting his imaginary opponent. Gautham surrenders to the police after killing the man, confessing that he killed three men, one in Belfast, one in Pune and one just now in Hyderabad and he is released from custody after Sameera broadcasts the video on television. According to his doctor, if Gautham can hallucinate a person other than the three men, he can be treated, Gautham goes to Goa on vacation. Sameera stalks him, convincing him that two people are stalking him, a journalist who wants to him, and a person claiming to be his fan. Gautham begins to fall in love with Sameera and he saves her from a group of people trying to murder her, on an isolated island together Gautham learns the truth behind the fourth imaginary person and writes Sameera off as a disturbed journalist. By the time he learns about Sameeras intentions, she has left for Hyderabad, in Hyderabad, Gautham accidentally spoils Sameeras birthday plans, infuriating her. Although he is convinced that he has made up an enemy to cope with being an orphan, Gautham saves her and proposes marriage, which she accepts. Gautham meets Rosarios in the lobby of Sameeras office building, assuming that he is an illusion, he shoots Rosarios in his head
2. 8 x 10 Tasveer – 8 x 10 Tasveer is a 2009 Bollywood mystery psychological thriller film written and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, and produced by Percept Picture Company, starring Akshay Kumar and Ayesha Takia Azmi. The film features Sharmila Tagore, Javed Jaffrey, Anant Mahadevan, Girish Karnad, Benjamin Gilani, Rushad Rana, Andrea Tully, and Pia Shah in supporting roles. In March 2008, the cast and crew filmed in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and it was previously called Tasveer, but changed due to the directors insistence that the title was jinxed. The films music is composed by Salim-Sulaiman with a track by Bohemia. Jai Puri is a forest ranger in the woods near Alberta, Jai lives in a cabin with his girlfriend Sheila, but has been estranged from his parents, Bhalla and Savitri Fakri. Jatin is the CEO of a privately held Canadian oil company, Jai has a supernatural gift, he is able to enter a photograph and vividly experience the events preceding the time of the photograph. Jai is unable to understand or explain this gift, except to recall that it started when he was very young and he tries to use this gift to help people, despite the risks to his own body. He can remain in only for a minute, and experiences life-threatening. Jais father drowns in an accident under mysterious circumstances. Jatin was aboard his own boat, the Golmaal, and was surrounded by his wife, his brother, Sunder, longtime friend and lawyer Anil, and Adit, Jatins surrogate son. Eccentric former cop Hapibulla Happi Pasha, who suffers from OCD, believes Jatin may have been murdered, the only clue is an 8x10 photograph of the four men, which Savitri shot a few moments before Jatin fell off the boat and had a hypothermia-induced heart attack. Jai repeatedly uses his gift to enter the photo and experience the incident through the eyes of the four subjects in it and he picks up various clues from the viewpoint of the subject. Happi follows up on these clues and tries to string together a theory, but Jai feels his body gradually weakening from the stress of entering the photo. Sunder is found hanged, an apparent suicide, and a party in a black SUV tries to kill Jai. Later, someone makes an attempt on Savitris life, Jeet and Sheila dump Happis body, as well as that of their betrayed confederate Adit, into the sea, and attempt to do the same with Jai. Jai escapes, and attempts to reconcile with his long-lost brother, touched, Jeet kills Sheila as she fires on Jai, but her shot kills Jeet. At the end, Jai moves in with his mother, Akshay Kumar Jai Puri / Jeet Puri Ayesha Takia Azmi Sheila Patel Sharmila Tagore Savitri Puri Jaaved Jaaferi Pasha a. k. a. The film was delayed because of the producers-distributors dispute with exhibitors over revenue-sharing terms
3. 18 Vayasu – 18 Vayasu is a 2012 Indian Tamil psychological thriller film written and directed by R. Panneerselvam starring the actor known as Johnny. Gayathrie plays the female role. The music is by Charles Bosco and it has also Dubbed in Hindi under the Title Anokha Jaanwar. 18 Vayasu is about a mentally unstable youngster who falls in love, whenever he is depressed, he takes on the behaviour of an animal that he sights first. He has tried to make the theme into a mainstream one. Rohit Ramachandran of Nowrunning. com said of the film 18 Vayasu, manigandan of The Hindu claimed that the film misses its mark. 18 Vayasu at the Internet Movie Database
4. 100 Days (1991 film) – 100 Days is a Bollywood psychological thriller film released in 1991 starring Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Moon Moon Sen, and Javed Jaffrey. The film is a thriller that follows the events in the life of a woman with Extrasensory perception. It was a remake of Tamil Film Nooravathu Naal, the film opens with a young woman, Devi, who gets sudden vision of incidents and accidents that are yet to happen. Devi has a vision of her sister Rama being murdered and her college friends Sudha Mathur and Sunil try to help her sort through her visions but to little avail. Devi is relieved after she talks to her sister and finds that she is alive, however, just some time later, Rama is murdered in the same way as Devi had pictured. The murderer hides Ramas body in a mansions wall, Devi firmly believes Rama is dead. Five years later, Devi moves to her uncle s home where she meets and is courted by millionaire businessman Ram Kumar. Sunil, who was secretly in love with Devi, is deeply disappointed, Devi and Ram marry and enter his family mansion, which he has re-earned after a legal battle. Little known to anybody, this is the mansion where Rama was buried. When Devi starts having the visions again, Ramas skeleton is not the thing that will come tumbling out. Devi sees a wall in the mansion being torn down, Devi tears down the wall, only to find a skeleton tumbling out of it. Devi knows whose skeleton it is, its Ramas, since she had a similar to Devis. Also, the womans skeleton is roughly same height as that of Rama. The Inspector quickly points out that since the mansion was closed when Rama disappeared, anyone could have hidden a dead body in there, however, he doubts that the dead woman is Rama, Several such necklaces are available. Devi now gets another vision of another woman getting murdered and she also pinpoints two details, a magazine named Priya with a horse on its cover page and a video cassette labelled 100 Days. Sunil and Devi visit the weekly magazine office, the editor politely informs them that the next six months covers do not feature any equestrian theme whatsoever. The video cassette clue, too, is a dead end, Devi begins delving into Ramas life. She learns that Rama was a scholar and was working on a thesis about ancient sculptures and temples in India
5. 404 (film) – It is produced under Imagik Media Private Ltd. Professor Anirudh strongly believes in science and for him things which don’t have scientific explanation do not exist. A room in his Medical Institution is rumoured to be haunted by the ghost of a student who stayed in that room and had committed suicide there. A rational student Abhimanyu occupies that room and the story starts. Abhimanyu experiences the unusual and now has to choose between what to believe and what not, despite evidence suggesting a rational explanation to the physical events following up to the climax, the movie closes open-endedly, leaving a supernatural explanation equally likely. Taran Adarsh comments that it is a new age thriller with a screenplay, riveting direction. Dainik Bhaskar gave it a 4. 5/5 star saying that, If youre not a fool. you will not miss the movie. Mr. Omar from The Omar review show which comes on Zoom TV gave it an 4. 5/5 saying that,404 at the Internet Movie Database
6. A (1998 Kannada film) – A is a 1998 Indian Kannada-language psychological romance film film written and directed by Upendra. It starred Upendra and Chandini as the lead couple and it tells the love story between a film director and an actress which is narrated through multiple flashbacks within flashbacks and reverse screenplay. The film deals with dark truths of the world like the casting couch. Due to the screenplay, some audience members watched it multiple times to understand the story. The opening sequence of the movie reminds of Jean-Paul Sartres short story Erostratus, upon release, A collected more than ₹20 crore at the box office. The movie was dubbed into Telugu and released in Andhra Pradesh, the film was remade in Tamil as Adavadi. It was Gurukirans first film as a music director, Upendra won the Udaya Film Award for Best Male Actor and Gurukiran won the Udaya Film Award for Best Music Director. A foreign woman, Marina, wants to distribute the controversial film A directed by Soorya. However the censor board permits only twenty minutes to be screened. She suggests its producers to re-shoot the film, however, Soorya is not in a position to participate in the films shoot as he became a drunkard after actress Chandini, who debuted with his film, rejects his love. Sooryas family is unable to meet their ends after he stops directing films, lost in her thoughts, he wanders near her house every night drunk, only to be expelled by her henchmen. On one of such nights, Soorya is badly beaten up and is admitted to a hospital by Marina, there, one of Sooryas former assistant directors explain Sooryas past to Marina. Soorya was a director who had no feelings, especially for a womans love. After his current female lead fails to act properly, he casts Chandini after a chain of events, initially, Soorya rejects Chandinis love, but after frequent run-ins, and days of pursuit, Soorya falls in love with her madly. He later meets a rich and busy Chandini, who lives in a big bungalow and she defends herself saying that Sooryas views on materialistic world influenced her to give priority to money over everything else after her fathers death. He tries to explain her that she is wrong, but is expelled, since then, Soorya gave up everything and became an alcoholic, wandering near her house every day with a hope that she would accept him. He escapes from the hospital and is confronted by Marina, to whom Soorya explains about his love for Chandini and he then saves a novice actress named Archana from a group of henchmen who are revealed to be Chandinis. She proves this to Soorya, who along with his father and those police were bribed by Chandini who abducts Archana while Soorya and his father are arrested
7. Aalavandhan – Aalavandhan is a 2001 Indian Tamil-language psychological thriller film directed by Suresh Krissna, and produced by S. Thanu. The film stars Kamal Haasan in dual roles, with Raveena Tandon, Manisha Koirala, Vallabh Vyas and it is among the earliest magic realism films in India. The film features soundtrack composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and background score composed by Mahesh Mahadevan, the film was also shot in Hindi and dubbed in Telugu under that same title. The film is an adaptation of the novel Dayam that was written by Kamal Haasan in 1984, although a critical and commercial failure during its release, Aalavandhan won the National Film Award for Best Special Effects. Over time, the film has become a cult classic, Vijay Kumar, a Commando in Delhi is due to marry his girlfriend Tejaswini Teju, a television news presenter. Vijays twin brother Nandu is a psychopath with schizophrenia and they both were separated as children and Nandu spent most of his life in an asylum for killing his stepmother. Vijay cares about Nandu and looks forward to his release, but a doctor tells him that Nandu is a danger to the society and should not be released. Vijay and Teju visit Nandu to share the news about their marriage, which turns disastrous when Nandu sees in Teju his stepmother Jayanthi. Seeking to save Vijay from Teju, who he sees as the witch, Nandu later meets his maternal uncle—responsible for admitting him in the asylum—who dies on seeing him. After their marriage, Vijay and Teju are shocked on learning of Nandus escape, the doctor believes it was another patient who escaped, but Vijay is convinced that it was Nandu. Nandu visits Vijays home when he is not there and leaves a message to kill Teju and he keeps conversing with his deceased mother in his imagination. While searching for Teju, Nandu meets singer Sharmilee and both develop a liking for each other, soon, Nandu gets hallucinations where he sees Sharmilee as his stepmother and brutally murders her. Regretting his actions, he burns her corpse before exiting the room, Vijay and Teju leave for Vijays ancestral home in Ooty to stay safe from Nandu, but he secretly follows them. Both brothers hate her and Nandu becomes violent at school, the teacher complains about it and Nandu justifies that he is only reflecting the home environment. An enraged Santosh beats both his sons for abusing his wife, one day, the brothers see Jayanthi having an affair with another person and Nandu tries telling this to his father who pays no heed, and instead beats him. Nandu pleads to his uncle to take him along with him. But as he is suffering from cancer, he refuses. Eventually, Vijay leaves with his uncle to a school while Nandu remains home
8. Aamir (film) – Aamir is a 2008 Indian psychological crime thriller film directed by Raj Kumar Gupta and starring Rajeev Khandelwal. Its plot is similar to the 2005 Filipino film Cavite, the film begins with Dr. Aamir Ali returning to Mumbai on vacation. Upon arrival at the airport, a person hands him a cellphone. The caller asks him to follow instructions, though initially reluctant, he sees a video in the phone and realises that his family has been kidnapped. Not sure what to do, he agrees to follow the instructions when told that his family will be released if he does so. The instructor asks Aamir Ali to think of Islam and wants him to do something for his rather than work. He is then made to go a hotel, where he is given an address, from there, he goes to a PCO and calls an anonymous number, which is in Pakistan. He is asked to stay in a lodge, where a man asks him to follow him. Aamir is then led to a house where he is given a red briefcase, initially thinking the briefcase is a bomb, he opens it and finds that it is full of money. From the lodge, he is asked to catch a bus at a designated time. He leaves to catch the bus, but on the way his briefcase gets stolen, realizing that the only way to save his family is to get back the briefcase, he enlists the help of a prostitute whom he met at the lodge. After finding the place, he fights back and takes the briefcase and he then hurries to catch the bus. Once inside the bus, he is told to put the briefcase underneath his seat, Aamir now realises that his briefcase has been switched. Instead of money, they have put a bomb inside it and he begins to hallucinate and boards the bus once again, taking the briefcase. He then clears an area asking everyone to clear by saying he has a bomb in his hands. He holds on to the briefcase tightly and begins to think of his family, the antagonist who instructs him to do this weeps upon hearing his plan of creating a terrorist has been ruined. The film ends with a reporter reporting live from the spot, but why he decided to kill only himself is unknown. The movie was released on 6 June alongside the Ram Gopal Varma-directed Sarkar Raj, shot on a budget of ₹20 million, Aamir is a thriller set in the streets of Mumbai