Zee Horror Show
|The Zee Horror Show|
|Also known as||Anhonee|
|Written by||M. Salim|
|Screenplay by||Shyam Ramsay|
|Story by||Shyam Ramsay|
|Theme music composer|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||364|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company||Ramsay Cine Vision Production|
|Distributor||Zee Entertainment Enterprises |
|Original network||Zee TV|
|Original release||9 August 1993 –|
The first episode was titled "Dastak" which was telecast on 9 August 1993 and featured Pankaj Dheer, Shagufta Ali and Archana Puran Singh. Initially it was a 24 episode deal with Subhash Chandra which later ran for 9 years.
The Zee Horror ShowEdit
|Title||Year||No. Of Episodes||Cast|
|Dastak||1993||4||Pankaj Dheer, Archana Puran Singh, Shagufta Ali, Narendra Nath, Sudhir, Mac Mohan, Sameer Khakhar, Shammi Gandhi, Amarnath Mukherjee|
|Khauf||1993||3||Aasif Sheikh, Poonam Das Gupta, Navneet Nishan, Girja Shankar, Anil Dhawan, Mushtaq Khan, Sameer Khakhar, Rajiv Sharma|
|Taveez||1993||3||Vijay Arora, Prabha Sinha, Sajid Khan, Shravani, Bharat Kapoor, Ramesh Tiwari, Anirudh Agarwal|
|Jeevan Mrityu||1993||4||Mayur Verma, Pallavi Joshi, Sulabha Deshpande, Tina Ghai, Sudhir, Dinesh Hingu, Sunil Dhawan, Gulam Mohd., Shobha Pradhan|
|Dahshat||1993||6||Siraj Mushtafa, Resham Tipnis, Asha Irani, Raju Shrestha, Mayuri, Ramesh Tiwari, Anuraag, Javed, Bhooshan Jeewan, Sujit Kumar, Vijay Arora, Adi Irani|
|Saaya||1994||11||Balbinder Dhami, Prabha Sinha, Anurag, Antriksha, Pravin Hashmi, Tarakesh Chauhan, Sumeet Pathak, Shravani, Gajendra Chauhan, Sudhir, Surendra Pal, Usha Nadkarni, K. K. Raj, Brahmachari|
|Aafat||1994||5||Deepak Parashar, Neeraj Mehra, Jagurti, Rana Jung Bahadur, Mushtaq Khan, Feroz Irani, Mayuri, Himayat Ali, Goga Kapoor, Kishore Bhanushali|
|Karz||1994||4||Sulabha Deshpande, Anil Kochar, Roshan, Vijay Aidasani, Pravin Hashmi, Feroz Irani, Ramesh Tiwari, S. Madan, Ragesh Asthana, Prem Rishi, Anang Desai, Yogi Rajyogi|
|Madhumati||1994||6||Ashwin Kaushal, Afshan, Jaya Mathur, Anuraag, Aruna Sahgal, Arun Bali, Anil Nagrath, Babban, Goga Kapoor|
|Dhund (The Fog)||1994||6||Balbinder Dhami, Poonam Das Gupta, Mahavir Shah, Amarnath Mukherjee, Amrut Patel, Surendar Pal Singh|
|Cheekh !||1994||5||Prithvi, Priti Chadha, Usha Nadkarni, Himayat Ali, Surender Dutt, Sudhir Pandey|
|Raaz||1994||6||Javed Khan, Prajakta Kulkarni, Arun Bali, Sumeet Pathak, Asha Sharma, Kavita Vaid, Savita Bajaj, Renuka Israni, Rajendra Gupta, Shravani, Ballee Grover|
|Khatra||1994||5||Rohan Kapoor, Neha Garewal, Rashmi Sharma, Jeet, Rajkumar Chandan, Subbiraj|
|Raat||1994||7||Javed Khan, Sree Prada, Suneel Rege, Rasik Dave, Prem Rishi, Mac Mohan, Ramesh Tiwari, Mayuri, Kavita Ved, Ballee Grover, Ved Thapar|
|Darr||1994||5||Tarakesh Chauhan, Renuka Israni, Jaya Mathur, Suresh Chatwal, Sudhir, Bharti, Ramesh Tiwari|
|Tadap||1994||4||Prithvi, Shagufta Ali, Homi Wadia, Ami Trivedi, Ratna Shetty, Deep Dhillon, Subbiraj, Santosh Kaushik|
|Aatma||1995||4||Gajendra Chauhan, Baby Sahibaan, Asha Sharma, Priti Chadha, Rana Jung Bahadur, Anuraag, Rajkumar Chandan|
|Haadsa||1995||2||Ragesh Asthana, Naina, Kaushal Kapoor, Sunayna, Santosh Kaushik, Salim Kumar, Raj Kishor|
|Khamoshi||1995||6||Resham Seth, Raagesh Asthana, Malay Chakraborti, Neha Sharad, Brij Gopal, Sameer Khakhar, Dev Malhotra, Sudhir Dalvi, Vijay Aidasani, Neha Garewal, Arun Bali|
|Gehraai||1995||7||Siraj Mustafa, Harshaa Mehra, Rajoo Shreshtha, Rupa Bede, Ashwin Kaushal, Sudhir, Raj Kishore, Balli Grover, Babloo Mukherjee, Shiva, Ramesh Tiwari|
|Chamatkar||1995||6||Javed Khan, Tina Ghai, Raagesh Asthana, Vilas Raj, Shamsuddin, Vijay Aidasani, Mayuri, Ballee Grover|
|Tehkhana||1995||5||Neeraj Mehra, Ved Thapar, Rubina, Roshan, Mayuri, Sunil Dhawan, Santosh Kaushik, Suresh Chatwal, Babloo Mukherjee|
|Tantrik||1995||9||Ravi Sagar, Aarti, Asha Irani, Ramesh Tiwari, Annapoorna, Balee Grover, Sudhir, Ashwin Kaushal, Anirudh Agarwal|
|Gudiya||1995||7||Mahavir Shah, Prabha Sinha, Neelam Mehra, K. K. Raj, Shana, Asha Sharma, Shreedhar Shetty, Suresh Chatwal, Sudhir|
| Andhera||1995||5||Rishab Shukla, Ibtsam Tapia, Rasik Dave, Anil Kochhar, Faqira, Sheerin, Ahsan Parvez, Javed Khan, Dinesh Kaushik|
|Siskiyan||1995||6||Rishabh Shukla, Harsha Mehra, Sudhir, Anuraag, Sameer Khakhar, G. P. Singh, Channa Ruparel, Chitra Kopikar, Ballee Grover|
|Kabrastan||1995||6||Ved Thapar, Sheela Sharma, Pankaj Kalra, Arun Mathur, Anuraag, Mahavir Shah, Ballee Grover|
| Chandalika||1996||7||Ajinkya Deo, Dimple Shah, Afshan, Anant Joge, Anil Kochhar, A. R. Agnihotri, Goga Kapoor|
|Be-Naqab||1996||5||Prithvi, Amita Nangia, Urmila Bhatt, Asha Irani, Himayat Ali, Prasant , Kamal Malik, Anil Kochar|
|Darwaza||1995||4||Neelam Mehra, Anil Dhawan, Mukhtar Khan, Rubeena Khan, Vinod Tripathi, K. K. Raj, Ballee Grover|
|Aag||1996||5||Ashwin Kaushal, Neena Softa, Malay Chakravorti, Usha Nadkarni, Ramesh Tiwari, Liyaqat Bari, Vijay Aidasani|
|Jaal||1996||6||Javed Khan, Jaya Mathur, Gajendra Chauhan, Anuraag, Suresh Chatwal, Feroz Irani, Vinod Tripathi, Arun Mathur, Ballee Grover|
|Mukti||5||Prithvi, Nina Softa, Rasik Dave, Arun Mathur, Suresh Chatwal, Vinod Tripathi, Ballee Grover, Sudhir, Poonam Das Gupta|
| Haveli||1997||5||Imran Khan, Aarti, Rakhee Malhotra, Mukhtar Khan, Vilas Raj, Usha Nadkarni, Sunil Dhawan, Faqira, Shiva, Ramesh Tiwari|
|Chehre Pe Chehra||1997||2||Javed Khan, Prithvi, Amita Nangia, Ashwin Kaushal, Ragesh Asthana, Ramesh Tiwari, Shiva, Achyut Potdar, Vinod Tripathi, Ballee Grover|
|Anhonee||1997||4||Javed Khan, Nishigandha Wad, Sudhir, Ravi Patwardhan, Ballee Grover, Poonam Dasgupta|
|Khoj||1997||3||Dharmesh Vyas, Faqira, Sunil Dhawan, Vinod Tripathi, Kamal Sagar, Ali Khan, Subbiraaj|
|Sannata||3||Balbinder Dhami, Prajakta Kulkarni, Kanchan Raval, Suresh Chatwal, Himayat Ali, Arun Mathur, Ballee Grover|
|Aakhri Shikhar||1997||3||Arjun Chakraborty, Kushal Chakraborty, Nayantara Dutta, Sujan Mukherjee, Vaishali De, Subol Ghosh, Shishir Gupta, Jai Prakash Singh, Avdesh Jaiswal, Jayanti Bhattacharya, Chandan Sen, Nandini Chowdhury, Soma Chakraborty, Rajesh Sharma, Anurag Motha, Sudipto Ballav, Sorvoday Manchanda, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Chaitali Sinha, Ram Kishore Thakur|
|Aaina||1997||4||Neha Sharad, Kheyali Dastidar, Bharat Kaul, Manoj Vyas, Shakil Ansari, Sudipa Bose, Mantu Das, Karuna Srivastav, Sanjeev Tiwari, Subol Ghosh, Mithu Chakraborty, Mrs. M. Vyas|
|Title||Year||No. Of Episodes||Cast|
|Jaal||1997||6||Nayantara Dutta, Rajesh Sharma (actor)|
|Mangalsutra||1997||5||Resham Tipnis, Sanjeev Seth|
|Ittefaq||8/1997||5||Ajinkya Deo, Varsha Usgaonkar, Raman Kapoor, Jaya Mathur, Arun Bali, Prem Rishi, Sulabha Deshpande, Goga Kapoor|
|Saazish||4||Deepak Deulkar, Nishigandha Wad, Adi Irani, Prashant Jaiswal, Sagar Salunke|
|Doosra Aadmi||1997||2||Pankaj Dheer, Priyanka, Sunil Dhawan, Swati Verma, Vinod Tripathi, Deep Dhillon|
|Abhishaap (The Curse)||1998||5||Nawab Shah, Sangeeta Ghosh, Shiva Rindani, Sagar Salunke, Ashok Sharma, Santosh Kaushik, Rajita Kochar, Nivedita Bhattacharya|
|Hospital||1/1998||2||Dharmesh Vyas, Sejal Shah, Asha Sharma, Kavita Ved, Chitra Kopikar, Prashant Jaiswal, Vinod Tripathi, Ramesh Tiwari, Sunil Dhawan, Fatima Sheikh|
|Saamri||2/1998||5||Neena Softa, Achyut Potdar, Ashwin Kaushal, Faqira, Vinod Tripathi, Arun Mathur|
| Pyaas||3/1998||4||Sanjeev Seth, Resham Seth, Adi Irani, Liyaqat Ali, Pramod Kapoor, Anirudh Agarwal, Damini|
|Musafir||1998||2||Malay Chakraborty, Usha Nadkarni, Mahesh Raj, Vijaya Aidasani, Rakhee Malhotra|
| Musafir||1998||3||Imran Khan, Afshan, Lalit Tiwari, Tarakesh Chauhan, Vicky Ahuja, Ashwin Kaushal, Subiraj|
|Deewar||1998||1||Ashwin Kaushal, Amita Nangia, Vinod Tripathi, Chitra Kopikar, Ballee Grover|
| Aatma||1998||5||Sudhir Mittoo, Neelam Sagar, Pankaj Berry, Shiva, Sumukhi Pendse, Ashwin Kaushal, Sunil Dhawan, Rana Jang Bahadur, Sudhir, Kalpana Iyer|
|Junoon||1998||3||Gajendra Chauhan, Nishigandha, Anil Nagrath, Ballee Grover, Vinod Tripathi, Aroop Pal|
| Guest House||6/1998||4||Eva Grover, Rubeena Khan, Shruti Ulfat, Nawab Shah, Lalit Tiwari, Rajita Kochar, Anant Jog, Bharat Kapoor|
|Achanak||7/1998||3||Raju Kher, Deep Shikha, Vijay Aidasani, Sudhir, Sunil Dhawan, Balee Grover, Meenakshi Saini, Faquira|
| Daayan||1998||4||Damini, Prithvi, Ballee Grover, Goga Kapoor, Tej Sapru, Dinesh Kaushik|
|Woh Kaun Thi||2/1998||1||Dharmesh Vyas, Neelam Sagar, Ramesh Tiwari, Ballee Grover, Ashwin Kaushal, Sulbha Deshpande|
|Inteqam||4/1999||4||Dharmesh Vyas, Varsha Usgaonkar Sunita / Priyanka use body , Param Vir, Shalini Kapoor, Renuka Israni, Sprit Adi Irani, Afshan Khan Sumeet Sehgal|
|Tijori||3||Sanjeev Seth, Vijaya Aidasani, Channa Ruparel, S. M. Zaheer|
|Woh Phir Aayegi||12/5 to 9/6/1999||5||Harsh Chaya, Usha Bachani, Rajesh Khera, S. M. Zaheer, Madan Jain, Ballee Grover|
|Veerana||11/1999||5||Sooraj Thapar, Neelam Sagar, Sunil Dhawan, Rubeena Khan, Noopur Aliza, Harjit Walia, Ashwin Kaushal, Deepshikha, Ballee Grover|
| Junoon||1999||5||Niki Aneja Walia, Akshay Anand, Anju Mahendru, Raju Kher, Nawab Shah, Eva Grover|
|Darr||1999||2||Prithvi, Ashwin Kaushal, Ballee Grover, Vinod Tripathi, Ramesh Tiwari, Anil Nagrath, Sulbha Deshpande|
|Anguthi||1999||2||Rajan Haksar,Imran Khan, Suresh Chatwal, Rituraj Singh, Ramesh Tiwari, Achyut Potdar, Arun Mathur, S. Madan|
| Cheekh||1999||3||Prithvi, Fatima Sheikh, Baby Meenakshi Saini, Vilas Raj, Ashwin Kaushal, Prashant Jaiswal, Ballee Grover|
| Intezaar||1999||4||Pankaj Berry, Vinod Tripathi, Sonam Malhotra, Param Vir, Rajeev Verma, Anil Nagrath, Anuraag, Kalpana Iyer Sumet Sehgal Reena Kapoor|
|Kismat||3||Madan Jain, Damini, Vinod Tripathi, Ballee Grover, Prithvi, Sonam Malhotra|
|Vapsi||1||Mahavir Shah, Brij Gopal, Vinod Tripathi, Gajendra Chauhan|
| Khauff||5||Madan Jain, Rubeena Khan, Shradha Sharma, Suresh Chatwal, Aryan Vaid, Avinash Sahijwani, Rita Bhaduri, S. Madan, Ramesh Tiwari, Achyut Potdar, Sudhir Dalvi|
|Amaanat||1||Resham Seth, Uma Khosla, Vinod Tripathi, Jaya Mathur|
| Post•Mortem||4||Suraj Thapar, Durga Jasraj, Himayat Ali, Ali Khan, Sahiba, Brij Gopal, Browney, Vijay Aidasani, Deep Dhillon|
|Shraap||5||Javed Khan, Sheela Sharma, Amarnath Mukherjee, Tarakesh Chauhan, Kanchan Rawal, Jeet Atal, Vinod Tripathi, Ramesh Tiwari, Rajesh Vivek|
| Cafe 18||2||Paramvir, Eva Grover, Sharmilee, Arun Bali, Nawab Shah|
| Kabar THE GRAVE||5||Javed Khan, Ramesh Tiwari, Imran Khan, Rajeeta Kochhar, Neelam Sagar, Subbi Raj|
| Tadap||3||Jeet Upendra, Rajeeta Kochhar, Prashant Jaiswal, Rubeena Khan, Renuka Israni, Ramesh Tiwari, Santosh Kaushik|
| Raaz||3||Pankaj Berry, Vilas Raj, Ashwin Kaushal|
| Murti||3||Rajeeta Kochhar, Ramesh Tiwari, Sheela Sharma, Santosh Kaushik, Rajan Haksar, Gajendra Chauhan, Vinod Tripathi, Neelam Sagar|
| Telephone||5/2000||3||Waqar, Usha Bachani, Mac Mohan, Ashok Sharma, Suresh Chatwal, Santosh Kaushik, Ballee Grover, Anirudh Agarwal, Surendra Pal|
|The Party||2000||1||Pankaj Berry, Jaya Mathur, Ramesh Tiwari, Dinesh Kaushik, Vaishnavi, Ballee Grover|
|The Invitation||2000||3||Imran Khan, Shalini Kapoor, Adi Irani, Poonam Das Gupta, Sudhir, Vijay Aidasani, Anirudh Agarwal, Rajeeta Kochhar, Ashwin Kaushal|
|Shraap||2000||3||Javed Khan, Sanjeev Seth, Sonia Kapoor, Malay Chakraborty, Rubeena Khan, Arun Mathur, Rajeeta Kochhar|
| Raat||2000||2||Prithvi, Usha Bachani, Kaushal Kapoor, Vinod Tripathi, Gajendra Chauhan|
| Ghar||2001||4||Eva Grover, Rituraj Singh, Karan Trivedi|
|Haadsa||2001||3||Niki Aneja Walia, Shaukat Baig|
|The Fatal Love||2001||3||Rohit Roy, Deepshikha Nagpal|
The opening theme was composed by Ajit Singh and Uttam Singh. The tune was earlier the background score for several movies of Ramsay Brothers with the first one being Purana Mandir (1984) which was rearranged.
Zee Cinema regularly telecasted the episodes of 1993-94 in movie format. On 9 August 1997, Taveez was telecast. Rajesh Cable recorded them and Zee Cinema had several reruns of those episodes like Khauf and Taveez under the title Chills & Thrills till 2004.
Zee Smile started airing Anhonee from May 2015 until the closedown of the channel.
A Pakistani channel Apna Channel started to broadcast Season 1 episodes under the title Apna Horror Show from June 2015. In October 2016 Pakistan government banned Indian shows and this show stopped airing. The show returned in August 2017 and got shut down in November 2018 again for the same reason.
In July 1997 a petitioner in Punjab and Haryana high court argued that horror shows promoted superstitions which was affecting the youth. He requested that shows should be aired only after midnight. Women and children were a significant part of its viewership base so at the urging of Colgate, the show's sponsor, the show's name was changed to Anhonee with the words The Zee Horror Show written below it. Soon the serial name changed to simply "Anhonee" from September 1997.
Ashok Surana was made the co producer of the show along with Ramsay brothers in November 1997. His episodes were directed by Indranil Goswami and would alternate with those made by Ramsay brothers. Some episodes produced by Ashok Surana were Jaal, Aaina and Aakhri Shikar.
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