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Zee Horror Show
Format Horror, Suspense
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
Broadcast
Original channel Zee TV
Original run 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 aliand 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 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 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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4 news items

IBNLive

IBNLive
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:07:30 -0700

Weretigers, dayans and Samri: 11 mysterious beasts from the Indian horror industry. And then of course, there was the 'Zee Horror Show'. In the early '90s, children quacked at the thought of watching the show alone at night. True story.
 
Desimartini
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:34:15 -0700

This is the kind of horror that you get in Zee Horror Show. There is also a perpetual background reminder in a spooky sing-songy manner going all “Raginiiiii”. (For those who missed the title of the film, I guess). There are jump scares all over. Some ...

Oneindia

Oneindia
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 02:11:15 -0700

Asthana was also a part of shows like Palampur Express, Zee Horror show, Sasural Simar Ka. He debuted as an actor in 1987 in the serial Subah directed by the Late Shri Bharat Rungachary. It was Bharat Rungachary again who again casted him as the ...

India Education Diary

India Education Diary
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:12:52 -0700

Sapna has also featured in episodic roles in CID, Haunted Nights, Crime Patrol, Savdhan India, Police Diary, Tarak Mehta ka Ulta Chasma, Zee Horror Show, Naagin and regional projects like Jai Jagni Ma Durga, Jai Bajrang Bali and many others over the ...
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