Real vs Reel: Is Murder in Mahim a true story based on real-life prostitution racket at Mumbai Railway Station?

Directed by Raj Acharya, Murder in Mahim is a crime thriller that revolves around a serial killer who is killing Gay prostitutes and even some cops.

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The much-awaited suspence crime-thriller Murder In Mahim was released on Jio Cinema on May 10, 2024. Murder In Mahin features critically acclaimed actors like Vijay Raaz as Shivajirao Jende, Ashutosh Rana as Peter Fernandes, Shivani Raghuvanshi as Firdaus Rabbani, Rajesh Khattar as Leslie, Rohan Verma as Sunil Fernandes and more in the leading roles. Directed by Raj Acharya, Murder In Mahim is a crime thriller that revolves around a serial killer who is killing Gay prostitutes and even some cops. Vijay Raaz as Shiva who is Mahim Police Station SHO investigates the multiple murder cases that was started from a toilet at Mahim Railway Station in Mumbai. Ever since its release, fans have been lavishing praise on the creators for delivering a gripping drama that keep them hooked to Jio Cinema. Many have also called Murder In Mahim as Binge-worthy. Since the series revolves around crime and prostitution, the question arises whether Murder In Mahim is a true story or Murder In Mahin is a real story or not? Below is all about Murder In Mahim True Story- 

 

Is Murder In Mahim a true story?

 

The answer is no. Murder In Mahim is based on a crime novel of the same name written by Jerry Pinto that was published in 2017. However, there are references in the series that showcased a somewhat a reality of Mumbai's night life. While the murder plot is completely based on Jerry Pinto's Novel, the places and the backdrop of prostitition is real. 

Talking about Mahim in Murder True Story, Midday in July 2015 did a sting operation and showcased how prostition goes at Mumbai Railway Stations in the night. The Mumbai-based portal had showcased some pictures of Santa Cruze station. Not only this, one of the reporters also interacted with a S*X worker in which she stated that she will take Rs 1500. 

 

Jio Cinema's Murder In Mahim Plot

 

Murder In Mahim starts with a young man, a gay s*x worker, going inside a toilet of the station with his client and getting brutally killed by him. Vijay Raaz as Shiva leads the investigation with newly recruited Rabbani. During the investigation, it was found that the toilet at Mahim Railway Station is actually a pleasure house for gay s*x. The Police did not go there frequently as it is at the end of railway station. The investigation further reveals that two Police constables were part of a nexus where they used gay s*x workers to frame the men coming at the pleasure house. By shooting their videos, the cops used to blackmail them for money and gave 10 percent to the workers who helped trapping them. 

Ashutosh Rana plays Peter Fernandez is a retired journalist but Shiva's ex-best friend. Peter's son name pops up in gay s*x workers CDR. And there Peter Fernandez comes into the storyline. At the end of the day, Shiva  and Peter reconcile their friendship and went on to nab the serial killer. 

Since the series is new, True Scoop News has decided to not reveal much about the killers and it advises you to watch Murder In Mahim on Jio Cinema if you are a suspense thriller lover. 

 

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