Have you or your friends ever been so fascinated by ghosts that you’ve always wanted to catch one? Or are you one of the many who gets frightened on the slight mention of the word ghost? If you’re looking for a very chiller time during the lockdown, then these 5 web series on the supernatural will surely send chills down your spine. If you’re looking to overcome this fear, there’s no better way than binge-watching some of the scariest shows out there.
Ragini MMS Returns: Season 2 – Recognized as the most popular Indian horror franchise, Ragini MMS gained immense popularity in the country with its two feature films, and one adapted web-series – Ragini MMS Returns. The latest season is an exciting addition to the franchise on ALTBalaji and ZEE5. The story revolves around Ragini Shroff, a final year student who comes for a trip to Victoria Villa along with her girl gang. Things start to slip out of hand on the first night itself when Ragini finds out that something is wrong with the place only for her friends to not take her seriously. The situation goes from bad to worse as the whole group succumbs to the paranormal activities one by one and go missing. The show also featured Sunny Leone who played the pivotal role of a paranormal expert, Meena Sharma who goes to the Villa and tries to save them from danger. Along with her, the thriller saw some fine performances by Divya Agarwal, Varun Sood, Antara Banerjee, Gaurav Alugh amongst others.
Typewriter– This Netflix web-series is the story about a haunted house in Goa and a haunted book that stir the imagination of a group of young, wannabe ghost hunters and their dog. As their curiosity around the series of events increases, they are hell-bent on capturing the ghost that plagues the notorious home in their neighbourhood. After a new family moves into that home, they feel it’s important to catch the ghost quickly before something bad happens. The series revolves around the past events that happened in the villa and its repercussions in the present. The story has some amazing star cast such as Purab Kohli, Palomi Ghosh, and Samir Kochhar.
Bhram – The story and plot of this ZEE5 original revolve around the life of a young girl called Alisha Khanna, who happens to be a bestselling author of love stories. Bhram is a psychological thriller where Alisha suffers from PTSD and traverses all kinds of extremes (paranormal, mythical, psychological) to unearth a long-forgotten truth. The twisted forgotten past reveals new truths and changes everything. The series has some interesting star cast like Kalki Koechlin, Sanjay Suri, and Bhumika Chawla.
Ghoul – This Netflix original horror web series is the story of Nida Rahim who is an army officer and works as an interrogator in the remote military centre where high profile criminals are brought for interrogation. She is appointed to interrogate Ali Saeed (Mahesh Balraj), a dreaded terrorist who has been recently captured and brought in for questioning. However, he turns the tables on his interrogators, exposing their most shameful secrets. Rahim concludes that Ali Saeed is not from this world and is possessed by some supernatural entity. Some scenes in the show are shot so well that you can’t help but scream out in fear. The series stars Radhika Apte and Manav Kaul along with others.
Tantra – This series on MX Player is a compelling drama showing the dangerous powers of dark magic. Tantra dives into the taboo topic of evil occult and devil-worshipping. It is a story of a woman who detests the fact that her rich father-in-law hands the reins of the family company to her husband’s younger brother. The cast of the show features Aditi Arya, Vidur Anand, and Salina Prakash.
It’s time to turn off the lights and get under your sheets to witness the horror that unfolds by binge-watching these shows all night long!!!