Believe it or not: 25 different ghosts found in India!
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Bhoot: About which one hears normally and occasionally.
Pret: Those people who die due to family torture or those whose cremation has not been done properly.
Hadal: The harmless souls.
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Chetkin: Witches who hypnotise people and kill them through accidents.
Mumie: Ghosts prevalent in certain Mumbai homes
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Virikas: Souls hidden in dense forests and make weird noises.
Mohini: Souls deceived in love
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Shakini: Women who die a few days after their wedding in an accident become Shakini. These are believed to be dangerous.
Dakini: Mixture of mohini and Shakini is Dakini.
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Kutti Chetan: Child’s soul controlled by tantriks.
Brhamodoityas: Prevalent in Bengal, cursed souls of Brahmins.
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Sankodhoktas: Prevalent in Bengal, head chopped souls of the people killed in train accident.
Nishi: Prevalent in Bengal, the guiding spirit in the dark.
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Kolli Deva: Prevalent in Karnataka, souls wandering in forests with flashlight in hand.
Kallurti: Prevalent in Karnataka, modern souls
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Kichchin: Prevalent in Bihar, lust-hungry soul
Pandubba: Prevalent in Bihar, the souls of dead people drowned in river
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Chudail: Prevalent in northern India, souls hanging from banyan trees and killing passers
Bura Dangoria: Prevalent in Assam, spirit wearing white dress and turban riding a horse
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Baak:Prevalent in Assam, spirits revolving around lakes
Khabees: Prevalent in Pakistan, Gulf countries and in Europe, souls related to the family of jinns
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Ghoda Pak: Prevalent in Assam
Beera: Prevalent in Assam, souls that loses their family
Jokhini: Prevalentt in Assam, spirits that kill men
Puwali Bhoot: Souls that steal things from houses