5 Women Centric Horror Films That Are A Must-Watch – SheThePeople

Roohi is out, but what are the other horror movies that are a must-watch? Desi horror films are notorious for their portrayal of women. They are either the hapless damsels to be preyed upon by lecherous ghosts, or to be saved by the hero, or they are the chudails, dayans and pishachinis who wreck havoc in their search for blood and (often) revenge. But in recent times, one can argue that the portrayal of women in the genre of horror has changed in Hindi films. If they are blood-thirsty, we are told why, and often in a way that makes us sympathise with these paranormal creatures. Here are five women-centric horror films that do not reduce women to tropes in any way

This movie starring Rajkumar Rao, Varun Sharma and Jahnvi Kapoor will release in the theatres on March 11, 2021. The film directed by Hardik Mehta and produced by Dinesh Vijan is a horror comedy. The film engulfs around the story of a witch, Roohi (Janhvi kapoor) who abducts brides on their honeymoon. The plot of the movie swirls around how to men Veer and Raj (Rajkumari Rao and Varun Sharma) from the village takes the responsibility on their shoulders of saving brides from Roohi.

The film streaming on Netflix was released last year in the month of October. The film starring Shabana Azmi revolves around a 10-year-old child trying to save her village from restless ghost impeding from the past. Kaali Khuhi is directed by Terrie Samundra and the cinematography is fuelled by award-winning cinematographer Sejal Shah.

Bulbbul a Netflix Original films is a brilliant work of craft in terms of cinematography. Beautifully shot film with the mis-en-scene set in the 19th century of Bengal Presidency. The movie is directed by Anvita Dutt. Bulbbul is directed by Clean Slate Filmz.

It is a supernatural horror film written by Abhishek Banerjee and Pronit Roy and directed by Pronit Roy stars Anushka Sharma, Rajat Kapoor, and Ritabhari Chakraborty. The film is produced by Clean Slate Filmz. The film revolves around satanic cult in Bangladesh.

This film starring Rajkumar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor released in 2018 and was well received by the audience. The plot of the story revolves around a woman who comes at a particular time of the year and takes away men from the village. The movie is a horror comedy and is produced by Dinesh Vijan who is also the producer of Roohi.

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