We surely miss the era of cliched Bollywood horror films directed by Ram Gopal Varma and Bhatt Brothers, but times are changing. With films like Tumbbad and Street, the filmmakers have shown just how much more this genre can be than the usual clichés.
Let’s take a look at the upcoming filmmakers who could make a big contribution to these kinds of films:
Amar Kaushik (Stree)
Amar Kaushik experimented with Stree and it worked well for everyone. It could indeed have been tighter and there was a huge margin to improve the story. Amar decided to take an unconventional path and remained honest with the genre. We’re all waiting to see if he comes back to the genre, making a good horror movie!
Anvita Dutt Guptan (Bulbbul)
Bulbbul may not be the top scorer; the message was the winner in itself. Dutt’s leadership has been applauded by many, and it would be interesting to see what they do next? Are you excited? We definitely are!
Bhanu Pratap Singh (Bhoot Part 1: The Haunted Ship)
Bhanu Pratap Singh, without a doubt, managed to create the right atmosphere for a film like this, but the story lacked soul. The reason for including him on this roster to see how he would score with a solid horror storyline at his ease.
Mahaveer Shringi (Koi Saath Hai)
Despite its quirky nature, Mahaveer Shringi’s horror film has the elements that viewers of this genre crave. From a few leaps of fear to a scary aura, Mahaveer has a few tricks up his sleeve for future thriller projects.
Milind Rau (The House Next Door / Downstream)
In this Hindi version of Aval, a young couple’s relationship is deeply shaken when a mysterious and troubled family moves into the neighborhood. Milind Rau has since been a director to watch in this genre.
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