Bollywood industry is better known for the movies and its different genres like thriller, comedy, Romantic, etc. Nowadays, audiences prefer to watch movies based on mind games. They are curious to trace the incidents happening in it. So, here is the list of Bollywood movies based on mind-games, which leads you to watch it again and again.
1. KHUDA HAFIZ
Khuda Hafiz is an action thriller movie, released on 14 August 2020, written and directed by Farukh Kabir, featuring and
in the lead roles. It is a movie based on love and the duty of a husband towards his wife. Sameer Choudhary ( Vidyut Jamwal) is a middle-class man, and his wife Nargis Choudhary (Shivaleeka Oberoi) is also a working woman, and due to some reason, they both lost their jobs. Due to the economic crisis, they approached for a job in a foreign country named Nouman. Nargis leaves first for Nouman, as Sameer's documents weren't ready. After a few hours of the arrival of Nargis, Sameer got to know that she was mysteriously kidnapped. He instantly arranges to travel for Nouman in search of his wife. This story tells the struggle of a husband to save his wife.
' movie is the story of a blind man, which released on 5 October 2018, written and directed by Sriram Raghvan. This story revolves around a man named Akash Saraf(Ayushman Khurrana), who acts as a blind man to improve his piano skills. One day Sophie (
), his girlfriend, takes him to the dinner party, a retired actor Pramod Sinha(Anil Dhawan), invites him to his home to play piano at his anniversary. Akash went to him, and his wife Sima Sinha(Tabu) opened the door. Akash played piano and saw the dead body of Pramod Sinha and the boyfriend of Sima. Still, he acts as blind and plays the piano. From there, the game of cat and mouse between Sima and Akash starts. One day Sima comes to Akash's home to check whether he is blind or not and offers him the laddoo of his husband's last rites which, contained drugs. After taking the sweet, Akash turned blind and prepared to take revenge from Sima Sinha.
Bulbbul is the story of an innocent, beautiful, and a simple girl named Bulbbul, released on 24 June 2020, written and directed by Anvita Dutt. It revolves around Bulbbul(
), who was married to Indranil (aged 30 years) when she was barely five years old. On her marriage, she met Satya(
), brother of Indranil Thakur, who is the same age as her and assumes that she will marry him. They both grew up together playing, with each other. The story continues after 20 years when Satya returned home from London. He found that the twin brother of Indranil Thakur had died, his wife bidoini (
) living in the outhouse, Indranil Thakur(Rahul Bose) had left the village, and Bulbul took all the responsibilities on her. After observing the supernatural incidents happening around him, Satya wants to find out the truth behind it. He got to know that a witch is doing all these things. She murdered or tortured the men who were doing injustice to their wives. After discussing these incidents with Bulbbul, he got to know that the witch is Bulbbul, and the reason behind it makes him speechless.
Badla is the mysterious movie, released on 8 March 2019, written and directed by
. This story lies between the revenge of two persons, Naina Sethi(Tapsee Pannu) and Badal Gupta(). Naina Sethi is a successful businesswoman. Her life had completely changed when she was arrested for the murder of her boyfriend, Arjun. She hired a defense attorney Badal Gupta to defend her. One day they met, and Naina tried to convince him with her truth, but somehow Badal knew that Naina wasn't telling the whole truth. He questioned her in detail. She admitted that she unintentionally committed a crime when she and Arjun randomly ran onto the upcoming car, and the car driver named Sunny was killed by them, and they both dumped his dead body to the nearest river. After an investigation, Naina confessed the murder of Sunny. Badal said he would defend her and left. Naina noticed that Badal forgot to take his pen and she was shocked after knowing that a voice recorder was inside it. She got to know that Badal is the father of Sunny, and he came to take his revenge.
Wazir is the movie that revolved around a physically disabled man Pandit Omkar Nath Dhar (Amitabh Bachchan), a chess player. It released on 8 January 2016, directed by Bijoy Nambiar.
), an Anti-Terrorism Squad(ATS)officer, happily married to Ruhana (
Aditi Rao Hydari
) and blessed with a cute daughter Noorie. One day, Danish struggled to chase a terrorist, Farooq Rameez, and lost his child Noorie, as she was in that car, driving by Daanish. Ruhana blamed Danish for the death of their daughter. One day, Danish was in deep grief at the grave of her daughter when a van ran towards him. He noticed a wallet lying down where the van was. He finds out the owner of that wallet, Pandit Omkar Nath, and meets him to give the wallet, where he knows that he was Noorie's chess master. He loved to talk with him and met every day, regarding learning chess. Pandit tells him the story of her daughter Nina who was also dead, but he thought that it was a murder. Nina is the chess teacher of a girl named Ruhi, the daughter of a government minister, Yazaad Qureshi. Pandit is disabled and unable to fight for the Justice of her daughter against the powerful politician. So he decided to take revenge with the help of Daanish. He mysteriously tells all the plans to Danish with the chess pieces lying on the chessboard.
,' the movie of mind game, released on the 26th of October 2018, written by Nikhil Adwani and directed by Gauravv K.Chawla.
) is the stock trader who wanted to work with his idol Shakun Kothari (). Rohan comes to Mumbai and approaches the city's largest trading firm to get a job. With his co-worker Priya Rai (Radhika Apte), he manages to build a successful career. One day, he was attending a party and met his idol Shakun Kothari, and convinced him to work as a broker. Rizwan faithfully worked with him and impressed him with his mind tricks. Soon when things went well, Shakun offered Rizwan to make more money, and Rizwan accepted his proposal. Later, Shakun deceived Rizwan in an illegal business, which led Rizwan to get arrested. Rizwan observed the intentions of him and decided to take revenge with him.
Drishyam is the murder thriller movie, released on 31 July 2015. Vijay Salgaonkar (
) is the 4th grade passed out and running cable TV service in Goa. He is married to Nandini (
) and has an adopted child Anju(
), a teenager, and a five years old daughter Anu (Mrunal Jadhav). He was fond of watching movies, and he tried to solve every problem with the help of methods learned from TV. Once Anju attended the summer camp where she was in the washroom, and her classmate Sameer Deshmukh ( Rishabh Chadda) made her video and tried to blackmail her. She begged him to delete the video, but he refused and told her to please his sexual desires. Anju slapped him and came to her mother and told everything. They both mother and daughter go to Sameer and try to convince him to delete the video. Sam said he would delete the video when Nandini accepts his proposal to spend a night. After that, Anju attacked him with the pipe, which led him to death and buried him in the backyard. Nandini told all these incidents to Vijay. Meera Deshmukh (Tabu) is the police inspector, and Sameer's mother, who investigated the incident. She questioned Vijay about her son, but he didn't tell the truth. When Meera reached the location where she doubted that her son could be Buried, she didn't find any dead body. Nandini asked Vijay what happened to the dead body, and he responded that this truth would never revealed until his death.
8. TABLE NO. 21
Table no. 21 is the ragging based thriller movie, released on 4 January 2013, written by Abhishek Deshpande, and directed by Aditya Dutt. This story revolves around Vivan and Siya Agasthi, who won the trip to a beautiful island called Fiji. When they reached the island, they met a charming and rich man Mr. Khan. Mr. Khan invited them to play a game named Table no. 21, and whoever wins the show can take 210 million as prize money. He described the rules and said that there were eight questions asked to them, and they must have answered all the questions truthfully, and each contains a related task. They accepted the proposal and participated in it. First, the game seems easy, but as the game takes to progress, it becomes horrible, leading to the connection of their college life. The final task was to murder a person, Vivan met him and became speechless as the boy Akram who was mentally disabled and bullied by Vivan and Siya in the college, and Mr. Khan was the father of Akram. This story tells how ragging can be the curse of someone's life.
9.KARTHIK CALLING KARTHIK
Karthik Calling Karthik
is one of the most suspenseful movies in history, released on 26 February 2010, directed by Vijay Lalvani. It is the story of a boy named Karthik who is depressed about his life until one phone call changes his entire life. Karthik was depressed that his parents didn't understand him, and his brother wanted to kill him. One day his brother took him near a well, and pushed him, but he escaped, and his brother fell into the well and died. He blamed himself for his brother's death. After struggling from his depression, he decided to commit suicide, but a stranger called him on the phone with the same voice and name as him, and tell him how to live. Every 5:00 a.m, he received chats and the calls from the stranger who advised him about his problems. He consulted the physiatrist and wanted to know who he was. The caller gets angry and warns him not to reveal anything about him and starts to threaten him. Karthik was afraid and didn't use it. His life returns to normal until his boss forces him to use the telephone. One day at 5:00 a.m. the same caller threatened to kill him. When Karthik consulted Dr. Kapadia, he learned that he was suffering from schizophrenia, a mental disorder, which leads to abnormal social behavior and unable to understand reality. He has an alter ego that is maturely handling all the situations. Now it revealed that the stranger called him was no one, but he was Karthik himself.
Phobia is a psychological thriller movie, directed by Pavan Kirpalani and produced by
. This story revolves around a girl named Mehak Deo (Radhika Apte), who is a very talented artist. One day she was molested by a taxi driver, which leads to Agoraphobia, a mental disorder where a person hates being in public places and dislikes surrounded by lots of people. Her sister, Anusha (
) supported her, but after some time, Mehak bothers her 5-year-old son. Shaan (
) is the best friend of Mehak and took her into an empty apartment where she lives alone. One day she met her neighbor Manu (
), and got to know that Manu loves Jiah Khurana (
), who lived earlier in Mehak's apartment and disappeared mysteriously. Soon Mehak felt another presence in her apartment and made allegations on Manu related to his girlfriend, Jiah. Soon she realized that she started to see a glimpse of her future and co-relate the incidents around her.