Directed by Vishesh Bhatt, the third installment of Murder franchise is a crime-thriller film and an official Bollywood remake of the Spanish thriller movie 'The Hidden Face'. Reportedly the film is made under the budget of Rs. 5 Crore.
The makers of the film have decided to replace Emraan Hashmi, who starred in previous two films Murder and Murder 2, with actor Randeep Hooda in the film this time. He will be romancing two heroines in the film, Aditi Rao Hydari and Sara Loren. It is being said that earlier Esha Gupta was about to get roped in, but then Aditi was finally being selected as the female lead. Pakistani actress Mona Lizza, now renamed as Sara Loren, was then chosen as the second female lead in the film. Shooting of the film was carried out at Cape Town (South Africa) and also in Goa (India).
Randeep Hooda as Vikram:
The movie outlines his journey from a struggling photographer to a well-known fashion photographer. He loves the women in his life, and is also passionate in relation to his work, but at the same time is also an emotional human being.
Aditi Rao Hydari as Roshni:
She is a professional interior designer, and brings her unemployed boyfriend Vikram to Mumbai and gradually establishes her life in the company of him. However soon, their paradise is being hit by a rock now as she realized that Vikram is not the same person she believed that she had fell in love with him. On the other hand, Vikram tries his level best to make her believe that he is still the same person.
Sara Loren as Nisha:
She is a young and beautiful waitress at a big lounge in Mumbai, and is struggling to stand on her feet in life. She spots Vikram in the Lounge where she works and instantly likes him. According to her, Vikram is visibly disturbed over something, but she loves the life he lives, which is being filled with money, luxuries and nonexistence of any kind of responsibilities. However, her life soon changes when she moves in with Vikram in his big house.
A renowned and well-known fashion and wildlife photographer Vikram (Randeep Hooda) gets into a sensuous relationship with a waitress from a lounge, Nisha (Sara Loren). She moves in with him in his lavish house outside of the city of Mumbai. However this old world house, which was made decades ago, is as beautiful as creepy. It holds a lot of secrets which Nisha is soon to discover. She will find out the hidden secret of the life of a person who made this house, and also about Vikram, who is dealing with a strange and unexplained disappearance of his ex-girlfriend Roshni (Aditi Rao).
Directed by Vishesh Bhatt and produced by Mukesh Bhatt from Vishesh Films, Murder 3 is all set to release in theatres on February 15, 2013.