From getting your heart racing to pulling you to the edge of your chair: the trailer for Ajay Devgn’s upcoming film, Drishyam 2, has everything that makes for an engaging watch. Hero Akshaye Khanna, Tabu, Shriya Saran and Ishita Dutta, the 2-minute, 24-second clip has all the elements one looks at when looking for a crime thriller. A remake of Mohanlal Malayalam film of the same name. However, interestingly this time the script is different from that of the original. The past once again recovers Vijay Salgaonkar’s life, threatening the well-being of his family. The case of Sam’s death has been reopened and Salgaonkar will do anything to save his family. However, before Drishyam 2 is released, let’s take a look at 7 intense thriller movies that will play with your mind.
7 mind-boggling thriller movies to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and more while you wait for Ajay Devgn and the lead in Tabu Drishyam 2
1. VIKRAM VEDHA – DISNEY + HOTSTAR AND ZEE5
With R. Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar and Shraddha Srinath, Vikram Vedha keeps you glued to the end. Vikram, a special task force officer is looking for Vedha. When Vedha gives up, he tells him a story involving Vikram in a mind game and challenges his notion of good and evil. In case you are looking to watch the remake of the popular film, now would be the right time to go to the theater and watch Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan in the Hindi version.
2. JALSA – AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
A hit and run case of an 18-year-old girl puts a well-known journalist, a mother seeking justice, a policeman, and the justice system at a point where separating good from evil is different. When complicated things make you realize that there is nothing as absolute truth. Just like Dhrishaym 2, YellowThe trailer made some impact when it fell. The suspense thriller film features Vidya Balan, Shefali Shah, Manav Kaul, Rohini Hattangadi, Iqbal Khan and others and shouldn’t be missing.
3. SEVEN – YOUTUBE AND NETFLIX
The 1995 American neo-noir psychological thriller directed by David Fincher is a classic not to be missed at all costs. Before watching Drishyam 2, be sure to watch this and enter the thriller movie mode. A serial killer goes wild to kill the people he believes represent the seven deadly sins. Detective William Somerset, who is about to retire, and the newly relocated Detective David Mills team up to put an end to crime in the city. The film features Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey and Gwyneth Paltrow.
4. CHURULI – SONYLIV
Malayalam sci-fi horror meets almost all the requirements one would expect from a thriller movie. It is directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery and is about some people who go in search of a man named Mayiladuparambil Joy. However, the team becomes trapped in a terrifying time cycle and cannot get out of it unless they succumb to the fear that surrounds them. The film features Vinay Forrt, Chemban Vinod Jose and Jaffar Idukki in key roles.
5. NH10 – ZEE5 / JIO CINEMA / AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
Yellow it’s the perfect fit for the detective thriller genre so popular in India, and so it is NH10. Even though it was way ahead of its time, a time in Bollywood when issues like honor killings weren’t the first choice for producers or even viewers. With Anushka Sharma in the lead role, the film is a compelling watch.
6. THE DRESS – AMAZON PRIME VIDEO AND VUDU
Leonard is an English master tailor who makes suits in London’s famous Savile Row, a family of ferocious gangsters. One night, two assassins come to his door and he must outwit a dangerous group of criminals as he becomes a pawn in the deadly game of deception and murder. The film is directed by Graham Moore and stars Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch, Johnny Flynn, Dylan O’Brien, Nikki Amuka-Bird and Simon Russell Beale.
7. HASEEN DILRUBA – NETFLIX
Haseen Dilruba is a direct thriller and the perfect choice for those who love a suspenseful detective story, with a huge twist at the end, of course. Starring Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey and others, the thriller is streaming on Netflix.