From Anek To Drishyam 2: Top 10 Bollywood Thriller Movies Of 2022

While a big part of the internet and audience feels the Bollywood Film Industry is sinking, there is no doubt the fact that it’s still trying to entertain fans with a variety of content. So, if you are someone who likes to watch thrillers and have complaints about Bollywood, we are here to burst the bubble. Here is the list of the top 10 Bollywood thriller movies released in 2022. 

Yes, 2022 was disappointing for Bollywood and its fans, but some filmmakers put their heart and soul into creating engaging content for the fans. We have created this list based on the ratings of thriller movies on IMDB. So, if you have missed watching any amazing movie, this article focused on the top 10 Bollywood thriller movies of 2022 has got you covered. 

Top 10 Bollywood Thriller Movies Of 2022


Star Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Andrea Kevichüsa & more

Director: Anubhav Sinha 

Rating: 6.6

Ayushmann Khurrana’s Anek is a typical action thriller movie based on a secret mission of a police officer. He is sent to northeast India in order to get a settlement done between the government and the separatist groups in the North East, who also want to break away from India. Meanwhile, the officer also realizes the problems and struggles of people living in the north eastern parts of the country. 

Attack: Part 1

Star Cast: John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez & Rakul Preet Singh

Director: Lakshya Raj Anand 

Rating: 6.8

Attack: Part 1 is a patriotic and revenge story of an army officer played by John Abraham. How he gets back to life from the coma and serves the nation is all that you get to see in this Bollywood thriller. With lots of action, the film also serves the fans with a romantic angle between John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez. 

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HIT: The First Case

Star Cast: Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra 

Director: Sailesh Kolanu

Rating: 6.8

Rajkumar Rao’s HIT is also on the list of the top 10 Bollywood thrillers of 2022. The film revolves around a Homicide Intervention Team (HIT) officer played by Rao. He will be seen investigating a missing case of a young girl and simultaneously dealing with his traumatic past. 

Runway 34

Star Cast: Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Rakul Preet Singh,

Director: Ajay Devgn 

Rating: 7

Runway 34 is based on the story of two pilots who successfully make a risky landing of an airplane due to bad weather conditions. But some problems drag them into legal trouble when personnel from the AAIB probes the matter. The film was inspired by the real-life incident of Jet Airways’ 2015 aviation incident.

Vikram Vedha

Star Cast: Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan

Director: Pushkar-Gayathri

Rating: 7.1

It is said that what is in front of your eyes might not always be reality. And Vikram Vedha starring the very dashing men; Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan in the leading roles revolve around the same. While Saif Ali Khan plays a police officer Vikram, Hrithik is seen in the role of a popular goon Vedha. But it’s you who will decide who is the antagonist and protagonist of the story. 

Monica, O My Darling

Star Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Huma Qureshi and Radhika Apte

Director: Vasan Bala 

Rating: 7.5

Monica, O My Darling is another one in this list of the top 10 Bollywood thriller movies of 2022. The plot of this film revolves around not one but various murder mysteries. There are two main suspects: one that you know, and another that police are eyeing. So, to know who actually turns out to be the murderer, you need to watch this film. 

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Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2

Star Cast: Vidyut Jammwal and Shivaleeka Oberoi.

Director: Faruk Kabir 

Rating: 7.6

Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2 is not only a thriller movie but serves the audience with immense emotions. After the massive success of Khuda Haafiz, its sequel is based on the life of a couple whose adopted daughter gets kidnapped. In order to find and save the kidnapped daughter, this couple goes through some serious troubles. 

A Thursday 

Star Cast: Yami Gautam, Atul Kulkarni, Neha Dhupia, Dimple Kapadia and Karanvir Sharma

Director: Behzad Khambata

Rating: 7.7

A Thursday features Yami Gautam in the role of a primary school teacher Naina Jaiswal. She kidnaps 16 children and asks the government to fulfill her demands. The story of this film is not simple as it sounds. But to unveil the dark secrets, you need to experience the thrill in this emotionally engaging movie. 


Star Cast: Janhvi Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal and Manoj Pahwa

Director: Mathukutty Xavier

Rating: 8

Mili starring Janhvi Kapoor in the leading and titular role is a survival thriller movie. Mili is a young girl who gets trapped in a freezer. She’s dying and fighting to survive. With every passing minute, Mili struggles to breathe, move, and stay alive. The film is the remake of 2019’s Malayalam-language film Helen.

Drishyam 2

Star Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Akshaye Khanna, Shriya Saran, Ishita Dutta

Director: Abhishek Pathak 

Rating: 8.7

Drishyam 2 is not only the best Bollywood thriller film of 2022 but also one of the highest grossers for Bollywood in 2022. The film entertains the fans with the follow-up story of 2015’s Drishyam. Vijay Salgaonkar and his family are still on the police’s radar for the murder case of Sam. The trouble increases and Vijay is forced to give a confession as well. But is this exactly how the film ends or Vijay finally finds a clever way to once again save himself and his family?

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We are sure this article including the top 10 Bollywood thriller movies of 2022 has helped you to beat the FOMO. You can only be called a true thriller fan if you have watched at least 8 out of 10 movies mentioned above. So, what’s your score?

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