Anupama Chopra's review: Murder 3

By Hindustan Times

Direction: Vishesh Bhatt
Actors: Randeep Hooda, Aditi Rao Hydari
Rating: **

Over the last ten years, the brothers Bhatt - Mahesh and Mukesh - have perfected the art of the high-concept, low-budget franchise. Think Jannat,
Raaz and, of course, Murder. Like the other franchises, the Murder movies have nothing to do with each other in terms of story or character. But they all offer a similar cocktail of suspense, moral ambiguity and erotica. Unlike the first two films, which were brazen copies, Murder 3 is the official remake of a Spanish film titled La Cara Oculta (or The Hidden Face). I haven't seen it but this Indianised version is fearlessly foolish.

At its heart, Murder 3 is about the staggering sex appeal of Vikram, played by Randeep Hooda, a hotshot photographer who goes, without any struggle from shooting