Zee Horror Show
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 and Archana Puran Singh in the lead.
One of the episodes, “Jeevan Mrityu”, based on female infanticide (featuring Pallavi Joshi) gained so much popularity that it was re-telecast on popular public demand.Another episode called “Saaya” is till date remembered for the ferocious & scary ghost Vikranta Jabbar played by actor Surendra Pal Singh.Some episodes were inspired (or remade) from cult Hollywwod films like Tehkhana from Evil Dead,Dehshat from Fright Night & Gudiya from Child’s Play.