Bollywood movies are known for the entertainment value they create for the audiences, but who would have ever known that a murder mystery could also create amusement. The first ever murder mystery was made in 1956 ‘C.I.D’ starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman, directed by Raj Khosla . Since then the trend of murders and mysteries started. We have shortlisted the well known recent thrillers, which stunned us with their storylines and the suspense element.
1. 36 China Town
A Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor starrer, the film revolves around a mystery that follows the investigation of a police officer trying to find the killer of a wealthy casino owner. This movie is one of the finest creations of Abbas-Mastan.
A suspense thriller again by Abaas- Mustan, this duo has given us the best of thriller films and stays till the end. This movie has the famous stars – Bipasha Basu, Kareena Kapoor, Bobby Deol and Akshay Kumar and all of us remember the groovy Mehbooba Mehbooba song.
A Sujoy Ghosh film, about a pregnant woman searching for her missing husband in Kolkata during the festival of Durga Puja, assisted by Satyoki "Rana" Sinha (Parambrata Chatterjee) and Khan (Nawazuddin Siddiqui).Sujoy is also currently in news for his short film ‘Ahalya’. We’ve known this director for the twists and turns he puts on his movies.
It’s a neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Reema Kagti . A movie that constantly keeps you guessing till the end, it leaves you spellbound, leaves you mesmerized, leaves you with an exclamation.
The film is directed by Anurag Kashyap, indeed a movie with some ugly turns. The story is based on the kidnapping of a 10 year old and everyone related to her are assumed to be the kidnappers. An intriguing story, well narrated and keeps us glued to our seats.
So these are our best murder crime stories and we are hoping that the upcoming movie ‘Drishyam’ also feeds our mind and satisfy our hunger for suspense and thriller.