Synopsis/Plot : Manish's (Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub) marriage with Richa ( Priya Anand) is on the rocks. Manish is trying to make it work or atleast wants it to while all that Richa wants is money. A mix up ends up in Manish having a chance to make huge money but that means he has to kill someone. This murder assignment is what links a whole lot of characters in this black comedy where each character (save an inspector and a young couple on the run) we meet is crooked.
A Simple Murder is relatively simple for a black comedy that has multiple threads. This has worked in both ways for this series. While on one hand we hardly experience the turmoil that the primary characters go through, the compact nature of the episodes and the rather simple treatment makes this an...(more)
Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow
Great writing makes this an effective dark comedy
In A Simple Murder, greed is anything but good, as everyone pays a price for succumbing to one of the seven deadly sins. In fact, there are enough betrayals and double-crosses in A Simple Murder to put Abbas - Mustan films to shame. The makers ensure that despite the overwhelming number of murders a...(more)
Source: Avinash Ramachandran, The New Indian Express
A Simple Murder gets trapped in its mesh of staggered sub-plots and too many characters
Despite the murders and killings everywhere, thanks to the humorous storytelling, you don't get bothered by it. Akhilesh Joshi, the writer, it seems, is heavily inspired by the 1990s. (more)
Source: Moumita Bhattacharjee, Rediff.com
Spirited caper that inspires fine performances from an ensemble cast
The infantile scenes of bungled police work aside, director Sachin Pathak stays loyal to the genre. Over seven episodes we move out of Manish and Richa's 1BHK onto a crazy ride, with the myriad characters brought together by a couple of cases of mistaken identity, a missing bag of money, and blindin...(more)
Source: Udita Jhunjhunwala, Firstpost.com
Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub Is Finally Getting What He Deserves!
It is very few times that we get to actually watch Dark Comedies when the makers are selling them with the tag. A Simple Murder is one of those.(more)
Source: Shubham Kulkarni , Koimoi