The heaping curiosity that does not allow you to sit still, and the erratic pacing of one’s heartbeat that make us feel alive when sitting on the edge of the seat. Who does not love a good gut-wrenching thriller… Right?
Each move made by the protagonist draws the viewer’s thoughts along with it. You don’t just unveil the mysteries in the movie while watching a thriller, you uncover a new level of appreciation for the suspense, the drama, and the action. The titillating rush experienced when the plot finally dawns is irreplaceable.
There are some films and series that always manage to keep a viewer on the edge of their seats. From comedy and action thrillers to conspiracy theories and murder mysteries, one simply cannot watch enough of them.
We have rounded up some such heart-pounding thrillers of the season:
‘U-Turn’ is a supernatural thriller film that revolves around motorists who take a U-turn illegally and don’t realize that one U-turn can change the course of their lives. It chronicles the life of passionate Radhika Bakshi, an intern reporter who wants to crack the story about motorists violating the rules while investigating the case for her article. She derives a conclusion that motorists taking a U-turn are the route cause for this. Taking it upon herself, she starts dealing with motorists personally and addresses this issue. However, her investigation takes a dark turn when one of the U-turn riders is found dead and she becomes the prime suspect.
‘Drishyam 2’ (Amazon Prime Video)
‘Drishyam 2’ is a crime drama film which chronicles the journey of Vijay seven years after the case around him and his family was closed. A series of unexpected events brings a truth to light that threatens to change everything for the Salgaonkars. With the police employing new ways and tracks to uncover the case, how long can the truth remain buried? The film dishes out plenty of twists and turns to keep you hooked throughout, just like its predecessor.
‘Tumbbad’ is a dark fantasy horror film set in Maharashtra between 1918 and 1947 is Rahi Anil Barve’s directorial debut and follows three generations of a Konkanastha Brahmin family who seek an ancestral treasure that has been jinxed by the gods. It revolves around a family who builds a shrine for Hastar, a monster who is never to be worshipped and attempts to get their hands on his cursed wealth, they face catastrophic consequences.
‘Gaslight’ (Disney Plus Hotstar)
‘Gaslight’ is a mystery thriller film which centers around a woman who returns to the ancestral house of her father after a long dispute. While she returns to her childhood palace to reconnect with her estranged father, she soon realizes that his whereabouts are unknown. Her stepmother thinks she is delusional, but is she? Although, her father Ratan Gaikwad invited her, when she arrives at the haveli where Meesha starts noticing odd things happening in the house.
‘Farzi’ (Amazon Prime Video)
‘Farzi’ is a black comedy crime thriller which revolves around Sunny, an artist disillusioned by the income inequality in India. He fails to sustain a revolutionary printing press business inherited from his grandfather. The story develops into a series of dark incidents when Sunny teams up with his best friend Feroz to print counterfeit money. Will he be successful in his criminal goals while going against a gangster and a cop? Watch the show to know more.
Which among these thrillers do you love the most?