Amazon Prime Video is one of the leading OTT service platforms. The giant has a stock of some of the finest movies of the Indian Cinema. In this article, Yo! Vizag lists out some of the breathtaking movies from the thriller genre. Thriller movies have always been in the spotlight for demand. The unexpected subplots and foreshadowing of danger play out as an engaging element for these classics. We list 10 such great thrillers across different languages that can be watched on Amazon Prime Video in India.
#1. Sandeep aur Pinky Faraar
Dibakar Banerjee directed Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar is a 2021 Thriller Drama. Banerjee had earlier directed thrillers like Detective Byomkesh Bakshi. The movie stars Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor in the main leads. Due to the current pandemic situation, the movie was not able to perform at the box office. Sandeep And Pinky Faraar is one of the best movies of recent times.
Climax is one of the underrated movies of modern Telugu Cinema. Writer-Director Bhavani Shankar Kapia takes an interesting take on modern day thrillers. A multi-millionaire offers a girl one crore rupees to spend the night with her. To her horrors, he is found dead the next day. The story develops at an interesting pace for the climax.
Tumbbad is a mythological thriller drama. The movie is one of its own kind. Carrying a theme of the innate nature of greed in humans. The movie captures the beauty of Indian mythology. It’s one of the thrillers that everyone in India should watch on Amazon Prime Video.
#4 Don’t Breathe
Don’t Breathe is a breathtaking thriller drama. A bunch of teenagers plan to rob the house of a blind man. At the execution, to their horror, the man turns ordinary. He is an extremely trained personnel with a highly active sensory system. As an additional horror the man himself, is a psychopath and is involved in kidnapping and torturing women.
Te3n is a 2016 movie directed by Ribhu Dasgupta. The movie stars an ensemble cast with Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vidya Balan playing the leads. Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of an old man who has lost his granddaughter in a kidnapping case. When the police themselves have given up, the man continues to search for the wrongdoer of his granddaughter. The movie develops into an engaging thriller that should be watched.
#6 The Boy
The Boy is a 2016 horror thriller directed by William Brent. A young woman is hired as a nanny by a wealthy old age couple, for their son. She starts the work the next day only to find a bizarre truth, the son is not human but a porcelain doll. What follows next is a set of strange experiences leading to a horrific climax.
Orphan is a 2009 horror thriller movie. The movie starts when a married couple visits the orphanage with a motive to adopt a child. They find Esther, a sweet, well-mannered girl and decide to choose her. Things start to take a mysterious turn when strange occurrences happen. To the audience’s surprise, the climax grows to be an unexpected truth. The movie stars Vera Farmiga who also plays the role of Lorraine Warren in the Conjuring Universe.
#8 Drishyam 2
Drishyam 2 is undeniably the best movie of 2021. Although the movie was released directly on the OTT platform, the movie made a big impact on the audience, who had loved the first installment. Director Jeethu Joseph pulls out an interesting and unexpected plot. The movie follows the event of the previous Drishyam, as the family struggles to defend themselves against the murder case. The rights for a Telugu remake for this movie have already been acquired.
#9 The Mauritanian
The Mauritanian is a thriller, the premise for which is set in a courtroom. The movie follows the story of a man who has been held for the attacks of 9/11. It stars Tahir Raheem, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead roles.
NH10 was a pathbreaking movie for Anushka Sharma. Apart from starring in the movie, she also produced it under the label of Clean Slate Productions. The movie also stars the legendary Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neil Bhoopalam and Darshan Kumar. The movie follows a story of what begins as a luxurious holiday into a disturbing storyline.