20 best Hindi suspense thriller movies on Netflix India (March 2023)

Love twists and turns? This is the list for you.

Suspense thriller movies, if made well, are enjoyed across genders and age groups. Everyone loves a movie that keeps you hooked and guessing until the end. And, Hindi cinema aka Bollywood has had quite a few great ones. A lot of Hindi suspense thriller movies are now streaming online for your viewing pleasure on the device of your choice, whether it is mobile phone, laptop/ PC, or smart TV. So, without wasting much time, check out our list of the best Bollywood Hindi suspense thriller movies on Netflix India. 

List of Hindi suspense thriller movies on Netflix India

Gangs of Wasseypur8.2
Article 158.1
Raat Akeli hai7.2
Manorama: Six Feet Under7.5
Shootout at Lokhandwala7.1
Ragini MMS5.1
Mission Majnu7.8
An Action Hero7.4
HIT: The First Case6.8
The Body5.4

Gangs of Wasseypur

This two-part crime thriller by Anurag Kashyap is some of the best work in crime thrillers from Bollywood. Set in a small, criminal town of Wasseypur in Bihar, GoW is the story of the crime, politics, hilarity, and relationships that take place between gangs in this city. Specifically, it focuses on the stories of two feuding families, the Khans and the Singhs, showing us their rivalries that take place over a period of three generations. With an ensemble cast including Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadda, Tigmanshu Dhulia, and Pankaj Tripathi, among others, it is tough to get it wrong honestly.

  • Gangs of Wasseypur IMDb rating – 8.2
  • Gangs of Wasseypur cast – Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tigmanshu Dhulia
  • Gangs of Wasseypur release date – June 22nd, 2012


Another one of 2012’s Bollywood hits, Talaash is an Aamir Khan-starrer in one of his most unique roles to date. With Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor also in lead roles, the movie follows the story of a famous film actor who starts investigating a mysterious car accident involving his wife, only to be drawn into a supernatural world. Talaash is filled with suspense in its plot, made to keep you hooked onto the last scene.

  • Talaash IMDb rating – 7.2
  • Talaash cast – Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji
  • Talaash release date – November 30th, 2012


One of the best black comedy thrillers to come out of Bollywood, Andhadhun is director Sriram Raghavan’s 2018 masterpiece. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu, and Radhika Apte in lead roles and follows the story of a blind pianist who finds himself at the centre of a series of mysterious and gruesome events. With the much-needed twists and turns, the film was a box office success as well as received well by critics across the board.

  • Andhadhun IMDb rating – 8.2
  • Andhadhun cast – Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte
  • Andhadhun release date – October 5th, 2018

Article 15

Another one of Ayushmann Khurrana’s hits in the recent past is Article 15. This crime drama, co-written and directed by Anubhav Sinha, is loosely based on true events and stars the actor as a police officer investigating a brutal crime in rural India. However, as he goes deeper into the investigation, he realises that there are bigger forces at play. It is a story of how caste and corruption play a bigger role in our society than we can ever imagine. Gripping watch that was successful at the box office as well.

  • Article 15 IMDb rating – 8.1
  • Article 15 cast – Ayushmann Khurrana, Nassar, Manoj Pahwa
  • Article 15 release date – June 28th, 2019


The Hindi version of the Malayalam superhit film Drishyam stars Ajay Devgn in the lead role. It is the story of a man who must use his high wit to save his family from a crime at all costs. The movie is known for its mystery and suspenseful elements as it takes you on the journey of this man who gives it all that he has got to save his loved ones.

  • Drishyam IMDb rating – 8.2
  • Drishyam cast – Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu
  • Drishyam release date – July 31st, 2015


This Sujoy Ghosh directorial brings together the wonderful Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu together as it follows the story of a veteran lawyer hired to defend a woman accused of murder. This film is, in fact, a remake of the Spanish film Contratiempo and was well received by audiences much like the original. It is also known for its edge-of-the-seat thrill as it keeps you guessing why a legal drama can be so suspenseful until the very end.

  • Badla IMDb rating – 7.8
  • Badla cast – Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Amrita Singh
  • Badla release date – March 8th, 2019

Raat Akeli Hai

Raat Akeli Hai is a 2020 crime drama that has been bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala and stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Shweta Tripathi, and Tigmanshu Dhulia in prominent roles. With that cast, the film follows the story of a small-town cop summoned to investigate the murder of a wealthy family’s patriarch on the night of his wedding. Whatever can go wrong goes wrong in this quintessential crime thriller as the mystery unravels through the night.

  • Raat Akeli hai IMDb rating – 7.2
  • Raat Akeli hai cast – Ashish Chhipa, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte
  • Raat Akeli hai release date – November 30th, 2012

Manorama: Six Feet Under

With Abhay Deol, Raima Sen, and Gul Panag in lead roles, Manorama: Six Feet Under is the story of a small-town government surveyor, Manorma, who becomes embroiled in a series of events when he takes on a high-paying job to survey a wealthy businessman’s land, as he realises the quicksand he has gotten himself stuck into. The film received positive reviews for its tight screenplay, moody atmosphere, and performances of the lead actors. Abhay Deol is at his best, really.

  • Manorama: Six Feet Under IMDb rating – 7.5
  • Manorama: Six Feet Under cast – Abhay Deol, Gul Panag, Raima Sen
  • Manorama: Six Feet Under release date – September 21st, 2007

Shootout at Lokhandwala

Based on the true story of the 1991 Lokhandwala Complex shootout, a battle between gangsters and Mumbai police, Shootout at Lokhandwala is a solid thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seats throughout the entire sequence. The film stars Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Arbaaz Khan, Tushar Kapoor, and Amitabh Bachchan in gangster and police roles, with all of them doing justice to the plot. The film received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike; it was a commercial success at the box office.

  • Shootout at Lokhandwala IMDb rating – 7.1
  • Shootout at Lokhandwala cast – Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty
  • Shootout at Lokhandwala release date – May 25th, 2007


Vadh is a one-of-its-kind crime thriller drama from Bollywood, which brings together the interesting pairing of Sanjay Mishra and Neena Gupta in the lead. This is the story of a man who leaves for better fortunes to the US, while his old parents in India deal with an unrelenting loan shark who wouldn’t give up without taking their money. In fact, the dad, Shambunath Mishra (played by Sanjay Mishra), is the one who takes up the loan in his name to send his child to US, only to realise that repaying it will be the toughest task of his life.

  • Vadh IMDb rating – 7.1
  • Vadh cast – Sanjay Mishra, Neena Gupta, Manav Vij
  • Vadh release date – December 9th, 2022

Ragini MMS

With horror at its core, Ragini MMS will keep you guessing what the next jump scare is. It is the fictional account of a couple that visits a haunted farmhouse, where they are hunted by supernatural forces. In a lot of ways, the movie is inspired by Paranormal Activity from Hollywood but adds its own desi flair to it. The film is also known for its bold and graphic content, which includes adult themes, violence and sexually explicit scenes.

  • Ragini MMS IMDb rating – 5.1
  • Ragini MMS cast – Kainaz Motivala, Rajkummar Rao, Rajat Kaul
  • Welcome release date – May 13th, 2011

Mission Majnu

Bollywood spy thriller film, Mission Majnu, has made its way to Netflix as part of its original slate for 2023. Directed by Shantanu Bagchi and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, the film stars Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles. The film is set in the 1970s and follows the story of a secret mission by an Indian intelligence agent to rescue a captive scientist from Pakistan. The cross-border plot and interesting thriller sequences, make it a solid Netflix weekend watch. Highly recommended.

  • Mission Majnu IMDb rating – 7.8
  • Mission Majnu cast – Sidharth Malhotra, Rashmika Mandanna, Parmeet Sethi
  • Mission Majnu release date – January 20th, 2023

An Action Hero

Marking Ayushmann Khurrana’s comeback to the movies, An Action Hero is an offbeat flick that warrants your attention. It is the story of a 30-year-old action movie star who gets into an accident at the peak of his career. To everyone’s surprise, he goes into hiding. This suspenseful thriller with superb actors in the supporting cast, like Jaideep Ahlawat, will make you hooked until the very end.

  • An Action Hero IMDb rating – 7.4
  • An Action Hero cast – Ayushmann Khurrana, Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Madhav
  • An Action Hero release date – December 02nd, 2022

HIT: The First Case

With Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra in a unique pairing, HIT: The First Case is a crime thriller film, which tells the story of a seasoned investigating officer and a young cop who team up to solve a high-profile case. Directed by Sailesh Konalu, the cast features actors like Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Vishwak Sen, and Shilpa Shukla among others.

  • HIT: The First Case IMDb rating – 6.8
  • HIT: The First Case cast – Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Akhil Iyer
  • HIT: The First Case release date – July 15th, 2022

The Body

Jeethu Joseph returns to the big screen with his latest action suspense thriller, The Body. With actors like Emraan Hashmi, Rishi Kapoor, and Sobhita Dhulipala in lead roles, the movie is a scintillating watch that keeps you hooked until the end. The story revolves around a missing dead body, where the police officers race against time to solve the case and find the murderer. In fact, the film is an adaptation of the Spanish movie “The Hidden Face”, and guarantees as many twists and turns as the original.

  • The Body IMDb rating – 5.4
  • The Body cast – Emraan Hashmi, Rishi Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala
  • The Body release date – December 13th, 2019

Other Hindi suspense thriller movies you can stream on Netflix

Additionally, you can also check out these Bollywood suspense thriller movies on Netflix

AK vs AK6.9
An Action Hero7.3
Monica, O My Darling7.4