If you love watching thriller movies that keep you on the edge of your seat, Amazon Prime Video has some of the best collections of the genre streaming online. So much so that choosing a few from this vast selection could be a little difficult. But, fret not, we have hand-picked some of the best Hindi thriller movies on Amazon Prime Video to get you started. The movies range from spy thrillers to psychological thrillers, conspiracy thrillers, and more, and will provide the perfect dose of suspense and thrill. So, grab a bucket of popcorn and drinks and start binge-watching these best Hindi thriller movies on Prime Video
Best Hindi thriller movies on Amazon Prime
Section 375 is a thrilling courtroom drama movie that is inspired by real-life cases. In this story, the victim is a junior costume assistant who has accused a director named Rohan Khurana of raping her. She lodges a complaint and takes the culprit to court. The movie brings to light Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code – a law made to protect women against such heinous crimes. The real drama begins when the evidence is not as conclusive as they need to be. However, slowly you find out that everything isn’t black and white as portrayed to be in this case and there are many shades of grey in between. Can a lie ruin all truths? Stream this thriller movie on Prime Video to find out.
Section 375 cast: Akshaye Khanna, Richa Chadda, Meera Chopra, Rahul Bhat, Shriswara, Sandhya Mridul, Kishor Kadam, Kruttika Desai
Raazi is a spy thriller movie inspired by the true story of the valour, honour and sacrifice of 20-year-old Sehmat. Inspired by Harinder Sikka’s 2008 novel Calling Sehmat, this movie showcases the journey of a simple girl who became a Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent. On the behest of her father, Sehmat agrees to become a RAW agent to serve her nation and even gets married into a Pakistan army officer’s family and settles there. She starts relaying crucial information from Pakistan, including one critical piece of information prior to the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. Sehmat’s courage and sacrifice for her country are admirable.
Raazi cast: Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Jaideep Ahlawat, Rajit Kapur, Shishir Sharma, Soni Razdan, Amruta Khanvilkar, Arif Zakaria, Ashwath Bhatt, Aman Vasishth, Rajvir Chauhan, Jitender Hooda, Rajesh Jais
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is a mystery action thriller that looks into the first case of the Bengali bestseller writer Saradindu Bandyopadhyay’s fictitious true-blue detective. The story is set in 1943 in Calcutta (today’s Kolkata) during the time of the Second World War. Just after finishing college, Byomkesh Bakshy (Sushant Singh Rajput) takes up his first case – the disappearance of a chemist. Although the case is complicated, he uses his logical reasoning and proficient observation to uncover the truth. However, while investigating the case, he finds out that it is not a simple case of a missing person, rather a large conspiracy is being planned to unsettle Calcutta. Will he be able to solve the case?
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Neeraj Kabi, Divya Menon, Swastika Mukherjee, Meiyang Chang, Mark Bennington, Moumita Chakraborty, Arindol Bagchi, Manoshi Nath, Aryann Bhaumik
Trapped is a quirky survival thriller drama directed by Vikramaditya Motwane. It focuses on the survival instincts that kick in during desperate times, which Shaurya (Rajkummar Rao) experiences when he gets stuck in his own house. He had recently shifted to his new house in a high-rise building with almost no other occupant. Unfortunately, he locks himself up in his flat where there is no food, water or electricity. Although the apartment has a watchman, Shaurya is unable to catch his attention despite innumerable attempts. Will Shaurya come up with an ingenious plan to get himself out of this mess or will he remain trapped forever?
Trapped cast: Rajkummar Rao, Geetanjali Thapa, Yogendra Vikram Singh, Khushboo Upadhyay, R. N. Shukla, Patrick Graham
Badlapur is an action thriller movie directed by Sriram Raghavan and starring Varun Dhawan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in lead roles. It is based on Italian author Massimo Carlotto’s novel Death’s Dark Abyss. The movie revolves around Raghav Purohit (Varun Dhawan), who lost his wife and son after being shot by bank robber Liaq (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), who also had an accomplice Harman (Vinay Pathak). Unable to forgive and forget, Raghav plans to exact revenge on the robbers after 15 years. While seeking justice for his wife and son, Raghav crosses all boundaries and creates havoc in the lives of these criminals. But is his way to right the wrong right?
Badlapur cast: Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Radhika Apte, Yami Gautam, Divya Dutta, Vinay Pathak, Ashwini Kalsekar, Murali Sharma, Pratima Kazmi, Zakir Hussain, Kumud Mishra, Neel Tyagi
Psycho Raman is a neo-noir psychological thriller movie that is more popularly known by its original title Raman Raghav 2.0. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, this crime thriller movie is quite interesting as in this story a cop is being followed by a psychopath and not vice versa, which is usually the case. Ramanna (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) is a psychopath on a killing spree in present-day Mumbai and is inspired by another serial killer of the 1960s – Raman Raghav. Strangely, he becomes obsessed with a young police officer named Raghavan (Vicky Kaushal) and starts following him as he believes that Raghavan is his soulmate. When their paths cross, there is only mayhem and madness everywhere.
Psycho Raman cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vicky Kaushal, Sobhita Dhulipala, Vipin Sharma, Amruta Subhash, Ashok Lokhande, Harssh A. Singh, Mukesh Chhabra, Anuschka Sawhney, Hitesh Dave, Rajesh Jais, Kalidas Parthitan, Rhea Pagar, Arun Singh
The Stoneman Murders
The Stoneman Murders is a suspense crime thriller movie written and directed by Manish Gupta. This movie is based on real-life serial killings committed by an unknown man, dubbed as the ‘Stoneman’ by the then media. His victims were poor people on the streets whom he would stone to death while they were sleeping. This case was pursued by two police officers – sub-inspector Sanjay Shellar and Inspector Kedar Phadke – both with different agendas in mind. Shellar is suspended and wishes to solve the case so that he can request to be reinstated, while Phadke is the official investigator and harbours hatred towards Shellar. Will either of them be able to catch the serial killer? Watch the thriller movie on Amazon Prime Video to find out.
The Stoneman Murders: Kay Kay Menon, Arbaaz Khan, Vikram Gokhale, Rukhsaar Rehman, Virendra Saxena, Ashraful Haque
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within is a crime thriller movie starring Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, and Rani Mukerji in lead roles. Aamir plays the role of Senior Police Inspector Surjan Singh Shekhawat who is in charge of a high-profile murder case. While trying to find the truth, he stumbles upon many lies that bother him. He also meets a girl named Rosie, who is a prostitute and is trying to help him find the culprit. Not only is he struggling professionally to find the truth behind the murder case, but he is also dealing with an unhappy marriage and a depressing past.
Talaash – The Answer Lies Within cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rajkummar Rao, Shernaz Patel
TE3N is a gripping mystery thriller starring Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Vidya Balan in pivotal roles. All three characters are investigating the kidnapping of a young boy – Rony, which is similar to the kidnapping of a young girl – Angela, committed 8 years ago. Angela’s grandfather John Biswas (Amitabh Bachchan) is still adamant about finding her kidnapper and gets help from Police inspector Sarita Sarkar (Vidya Balan), who is in charge of Rony’s case as the modus operandi of both cases is similar. Father Martin Das (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) also joins hands with them as he is seeking redemption for not being able to catch Angela’s kidnapper when he was a police inspector then and was in charge of that case. Will these three be able to solve the case and save Rony?
TE3N cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vidya Balan, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Padmavati Rao, Aarnaa Sharma, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Ricky Patel, Anupam Bhattacharya, Deblina Chakravorty, Mukesh Chhabra, Prakash Belawadi
Another neo-noir action thriller on our list is the Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar-starrer Wazir. The plot revolves around two characters – an amputee grandmaster named Pandit Omkar Nath Dhar (Amitabh Bachchan) and a suspended Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) officer Danish Ali (Farhan Akhtar). A peculiar twist of fate brings these two together and they soon become friends. Pandit shares with Danish that his daughter was murdered at a minister’s house. Together they decide to find out the truth behind it, but they themselves start getting trapped in a wider conspiracy!
Wazir cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Aditi Rao Hydari, Manav Kaul, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Nasirr Khan, Prakash Belawadi, Vaidehi Parashurami, Anjum Sharma, Murali Sharma, Nishigandha Wad, Seema Bhargava, Avtar Gill, Mazel Vyas, John Abraham (special appearance)
Other thriller movies on Amazon Prime in Hindi
In addition, there are a few other thriller movies on Amazon Prime in Hindi that will keep you on the edge of your seat: