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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
Producer(s) Shyam Ramsay & Tulsi Ramsay
Running time approx. 22 minutes
Original channel 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" 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:

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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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.


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 ...
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 ...


Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:44:48 -0700

If you've read Anuja Chauhan's Those Pricey Thakur Girls, you would be filled with mixed emotions at the thought of her wonderfully-written book being turned into a primetime Hindi television serial. A television serial that is sandwiched between a ...
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 04:09:11 -0800

MUMBAI: Horror and supernatural shows aren't a novelty for Indian television viewers. The history of horror genre can be traced way back to 1993, when Zee TV launched Ramsay Brothers' Zee Horror Show and then Sony brought to its audiences Aahat for ...

ABP Live

ABP Live
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:28:47 -0700

It started with Zee Horror Show in 1995. “Unnees saal bhuton ki seva ki maine — Maano Ya Na Maano, Shayad, a couple of episodes of Fear Files.... They call me horror king. Ekta Kapoor made me her rakhi brother.” From the terrain of fear, he is set to ...

The Indian Panorama

The Indian Panorama
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:03:54 -0700

The history of horror genre can be traced way back to 1993, when Zee TV launched Ramsay Brothers' Zee Horror Show and then Sony brought to its audiences Aahat for the very first time in 1996, which thus far is considered as the longest-running horror ...

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