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Zee Horror Show
Created by Ramsay Brothers Limited
Written by M.salim
Country of origin India
Production
Producer(s) Shyam Ramsay & Tulsi Ramsay
Running time approx. 22 minutes
Release
Original channel Zee TV
Original release 1993 – 2000

Zee Horror Show is a TV series presented by Ramsay Brothers on Zee TV in the period 1993-2000. 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" with Javed Khan (actor) as the lead, 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" again with Javed Khan (actor) as the lead on popular demand 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:

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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Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 02:56:15 -0700

Post-Eighties, Chauhan diversified into playing top cop (Hum Sab Chor Hain, 1995), car salesman (Baghban, 2003), forest worker (Jungle Love, 1986), and had substantial screen presence in Saaya (1994), one of the episodes of the Zee Horror Show.

Masala.com

Masala.com
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:38:35 -0700

Zee Horror Show: Okay, we agree the show wouldn't be scary at all to any of the kids of the new generation with all the new graphics and fancy animations, but during its time, it was the most terrifying show along with 'Aahat' to come on TV. Regardless ...

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 ...

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.

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 02:31:46 -0800

Zee Horror Show (1993-1998)/Aahat Aahat and Zee Horror show were the two most popular horror TV shows in 90s, when cable TV began it's invasion of Indian televisions. Both shows encashed the Indian superstitions and scary/comical make-up was the ...
 
The Hindu
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 02:56:15 -0700

Many years ago, Aahat kept viewers on the edge of their seats. The show on Sony had a long and successful run. Then came the Zee Horror Show. The show did not have as popular a run as the previous one but it was successful in giving viewers a change ...

PR Newswire (press release)

PR Newswire (press release)
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:00 -0700

Other original programming includes ZEE Horror Show, X-Zone, Saturday Suspense, Rishtey along with dramas like Amaanat, Ashirwaad, Basera, Koshish Ek Asha and Mehendi Tere Naam Ki. Today the channel has a multi genre offering again and is living ...

PINKVILLA

PINKVILLA
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 03:57:54 -0700

The horror genre has always been a crucial part of entertainment for the viewers since long time. There has never been dearth of audience for the horror bracket and there are many TV addicts out there who would not go to sleep without getting their ...
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