Watch these offbeat horror shows this Halloween 2019

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Watch these offbeat horror shows this Halloween 2019
Trick or Treat, smell my feet, if you don’t have anything good to eat, here’s what you can watch on Netflix — and other platforms.
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​The Zee Horror Show on Zee 5

​The Zee Horror Show on Zee 5

IMDb: 8.0/10

Stars: Javed Khan, Prabha Sinha, Poonam Dasgupta

Description:

The classic Indian show brought home several spooky stories in a very appropriately titled its show. This story includes the story of a female actor who spends a night at Bhangarh — one of the world’s most haunted sites and has all spooks needed to make your Halloween a fun night.

​Pari on Amazon Prime Video

​Pari on Amazon Prime Video

Director: Prosit Roy

Writers: Abhishek Banerjee, Prosit Roy

Stars: Anushka Sharma, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Rajat Kapoor

IMDb: 6.6/10

Description:

Arnab accidentally kills an old lady while driving back to Kolkata. He later meets a mysteriously chained girl and few dogs at an abandoned hut in a nearby village. He tries to rescue the girl who is haunted by demons and ghosts.

What do critics say:

Pari is technically competent, and Prosit Roy receives production support in plenty. The costumes, hair and makeup, and background music being noteworthy....but themes of good versus evil and love limits this film's appeal to the loyal viewer, wrote Udita Jhunjhunwala from Scroll.in

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​Totem on Hotstar

​Totem on Hotstar

Director: Marcel Sarmiento

Writers: Evan Dickson (screenplay by), Evan Dickson (story by)

Stars: Kerris Dorsey, Ahna O'Reilly, James Tupper

IMDb: 4.4/10

Description:

Following the death of his wife, a man asks his girlfriend to shift to his house along with his daughters. A mysterious and malicious thing haunts them to get rid of the new woman.

​Haunted on Netflix

​Haunted on Netflix

IMDb: 4.5/10

Stars: Josef Rarach, Jason Hawkins, Victoria Hogan



Description:

In Haunted, people tell stories about all the horrifying, unexplained, supernatural event that haunted them for years. One of the stories is about a boy who experiences visions of a woman hanging in his closet.

What do critics say:

Real ghost stories are dramatized with graphic violence, Jenny Nixon from Common Sense Media

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Typewriter on Netflix

Typewriter on Netflix

IMDb: 6.5/10

Stars: Mikhail Gandhi, Sara Gesawat, Palomi Ghosh

Description:

Three school going children form a ghost club in Goa and plans to approach a ghost at an old villa in Goa. But before they start, a new family moves in there. Then they get all they wanted--a shape shifting demon, a typewriter which writes its stories and many weird looking and sounding people.

What do critics say:

Stranger Things-style Indian horror series charms, scares, said Melissa Camacho from Common Sense Media