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The Zee Horror Show/Anhonee
Created by Ramsay Brothers Limited
Written by M.Salim
Country of origin India
No. of episodes 375
Production
Producer(s) Shyam Ramsay & Tulsi Ramsay
Running time approx. 22 minutes
Release
Original network Zee TV
Original release 1993 – 1998

Zee Horror Show is a TV series presented by Ramsay Brothers on Zee TV in the period 1993-1998 . Ramsay Brothers were famous in Bollywood for churning out low budget horror films in the 70s and 80s. In 1993, they turned their interest towards Indian Television. Zee Horror Show was a very popular program in the 90s. It featured short stories in the form of 4 to 5 episodes, each one based on suspense and horror. The first episode was titled "Dastak" which was telecast in 1993 & featured Pankaj Dheer, Shagufta Ali and Archana Puran Singh in the lead.

One of the episodes, "Jeevan Mrityu", based on dowry system (featuring Pallavi Joshi) gained so much popularity that it was re-telecast on popular public demand. Another episode called "Raat" is till date remembered for its performances. Its story was adapted from the Hollywood classic 'Dr.jekyll and Mr. hyde'. One other episode called "chehre pe chehra" was telecasted many times over on Zee Cafe. Some other episodes were also inspired (or remade) from cult Hollywood films like Tehkhana from Evil Dead,Dehshat from Fright Night & Gudiya from Child's Play.

Some of the episodes that gained popularity were:

The show was retitled Anhonee.

Zee Horror Show's popularity is proved by the various communities created in its memory on social networking communities like Facebook & Orkut by its fans.

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Bollywood Life

Bollywood Life
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 23:32:14 -0700

Fans of horror shows might moan that there is not a single decent on TV right now. However, the 90s was totally different. Remember the haunting tune of Zee Horror Show, the unexpected chills of Aahat or the sinister tone of Woh, that decade has a ...

Economic Times

Economic Times
Mon, 18 May 2015 08:59:50 -0700

First horror series that debuted on Indian TV was the famous Zee Horror Show. The show was directed by Ramsay Brothers and ran on Zee TV for about five years. This show became a popular show in the 90's and had short stories which ran as 4-5 episodes.

MensXP.com

MensXP.com
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:49:29 -0700

This show was the first ever horror serial to release (and scare us) on the Indian television. Started in 1993, the legendary show ran successfully up till 1998 after which it was pulled off. Being a typical Ramsay production, Zee Horror Show had ...

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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 23:52:56 -0800

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Catch News
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 04:38:02 -0800

Back at home, her grandmother alternates between a smoky Zee Horror Show avatar and a screechy whatsapp emoticon. At the interval, the words "it's not over" flash across the screen ominously. The title song has a nursery-rhyme version for introspective ...

Bollywood Life

Bollywood Life
Sat, 31 Oct 2015 00:19:28 -0700

Halloween Special: Zee Horror Show, Aahat, X-Zone and Woh, the 90s was the decade for horror fans! Saath Nibhana Saathiya's Kokila, Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi's Amba, Jodha Akbar's Labuni – 9 TV characters you can dress up like this Halloween – view ...

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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 00:44:04 -0700

Saath Nibhana Saathiya's Kokila, Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi's Amba, Jodha Akbar's Labuni – 9 TV characters you can dress up like this Halloween – view pics! Sat, October 31, 2015 1:12pm IST by kiran kaur. 0 Shares. Facebook share; Twitter share; Share on ...

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Bollywood Life
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 23:28:01 -0700

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