Written by M.Salim
No. of episodes 372
First episode date 1993
Network Zee TV
Number of seasons 5
Country of origin India
Running time approx. 22 minutes
Final episode date 1997
Number of episodes 372
|Created by Ramsay Brothers Limited|
Producer(s) Shyam Ramsay & Tulsi Ramsay
Cast Usha Nadkarni, Sheela David
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Zee Horror Show is a TV series presented by Ramsay Brothers on Zee TV in the period 1993-1997 . Ramsay Brothers were famous in Bollywood for churning out extremely low budget and cheap 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.
One of the episodes called "Raat" (featuring Javed Khan) 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 (featuring Javed Khan) was so popular that it was telecasted many times over on Zee Cafe. Yet another episode, "Jeevan Mrityu", based on dowry system (featuring Pallavi Joshi) gained so much popularity that it was re-telecast on popular public demand.
Some other episodes were also inspired (or remade) from cult Hollywood films like Tehkhana from Evil Dead, Dehshat from Fright Night and Gudiya from Child's Play.
Some of the episodes that gained popularity were: