Murder is a 2004 Hindi erotic thriller film directed by Anurag Basu and produced by Mahesh Bhatt. The film stars Mallika Sherawat, Emraan Hashmi and Ashmit Patel in lead roles, and is set in Bangkok, Thailand. Its plot is drawn from the 1968 french film The Unfaithful Wife. A Hollywood film, Unfaithful also took inspiration from the same french film. Murder released on 2 April 2004, and received mixed to negative reviews from critics, though managed to succeed at the box office, and was the tenth highest grosser of the year 2004. It also remains the 32nd highest-grossing film in Bollywood history. The film was also actor Emraan Hashmi's first commercial success.