The thrill of chills!

By Hindustan Times

Horror film Raaz 3 is a box office winner. It is probably the costliest and one of the most successful Bollywood horror films. Made on a budget of Rs. 25 crore, it has collected over Rs. 60 crore at the box office in two weeks, bringing the horror and supernatural genre into focus. Two other
Bollywood horror/ supernatural films are coming up with sequels – Bhoot Returns and 1920 - Evil Returns – over the next two months.

“For us, ‘horror and supernatural’ has been a trademark genre where the economics is just perfect. We are also working on several other scripts to keep the fear alive,” said a source from Vishesh Films, makers of the Raaz films.

Spine tinglers have always been popular in Indian cinema and television (remember Aahat?) though they have never had the kind of cult following that Hollywood chillers enjoy. The Friday the 13th, Resident Evil and Twilight Saga series are prime examples. The