5 Thrillers from Bollywood on Hotstar to Watch Out for This Weekend | GQ India
We sit on this Good Friday feeling that we don’t have to wake up the next day with an alarm clock. And if you too are slipping into the weekend with the intention of being as inactive as possible, staying in your comfy bed, and watching entertainment on Hotstar, then we’ve got the perfect plan for you. This list is for those who love thriller movies. Bollywood may not have produced too many thrillers, but we have a few worth watching at least once. Here is a list of 5 Bollywood thrillers available on Hotstar that you can watch this week.
5 Bollywood Thrillers on Hotstar
1. Ugly (2014)
Directed and produced by Anurag Kashyap, Ugly is a murder mystery that will leave you on the edge of your seats, or your bed, in this case. Rahul, a struggling actor, is with his daughter Kaali to discuss a possible acting opportunity with a casting director. As Kaali waits for her father to return to the car, she is distracted by a mask salesman. Rahul returns only to find his daughter missing from the car. The race to find Kaali touches on human greed and the character’s dark emotions. We’ll put the suspense aside for you to find out.
2. Gurgaon (2017)
If you liked to watch Ugly, you would surely be intrigued by this mystery thriller. Set in Gurgaon, the film stars Pankaj Tripathi, Ragini Khanna and Akshay Oberoi. A tangled story of a business mogul, Kehri Singh and his children Nikki Singh and Preet Singh, the story tackles the subject of human greed and how it transcends family ties. With Preet kidnapped by his brother, things only get out of hand second by second.
3. Kaabil (2017)
Rohan Bhatnagar meets Supriya Sharma through mutual friends, and the two decide to marry soon after falling in love. The blind couple are subjected to extreme torture when Supriya is raped by local henchmen. Rohan surrenders to the police but gets little help from there. The story continues with Rohan taking the law into his own hands and promising to kill his wife’s rapists. The story has a solid cast, an action-packed story that’s both heartbreaking. Watch him for Hrithik Roshan if nothing else.
4. Sarkar Raj (2008)
Anita Ranjan, played by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, comes up with a plan to build a multi-million dollar factory in rural Maharashtra. The plan cannot be executed without the support of Subhash Nagre, who is played by Amitabh Bachchan and is called Sarkar. Abhishekh Bachchan, who plays the role of Shankar, succeeds in convincing Sarkar of Anita’s plan. But as all political thrillers say, things are not what they seem. The film is directed by Raj Gopal Verma and is a sequel to Sarkar released in 2005.
5. Hate Story 3 (2015)
As the name suggests, the film is the third installment of the Hate story series of films. Aditya and Siya Singh run their family business, but are quickly confronted with businessman Saurav Singhania who offers Aditya an absurd deal that leaves the couple outraged. What follows is a series of twists and turns mingled with revenge, love, hate and lust.
Stream These Bollywood Thrillers On Hotstar Today
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Release Date: December 26, 2014
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Release Date: August 4, 2017
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Release Date: January 25, 2017
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Release Date: June 6, 2008
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