Moh Maya Money (transl. Illusional desire for money) is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language heist film directed by Munish Bhardwaj, and starring Ranvir Shorey and Neha Dhupia. The film’s production began at the NFDC Film Bazaar in 2015 where it was a Film Bazaar Recommends project. The film premiered at the New York Indian Film Festival, and has also played at the London Indian Film Festival, Silk Screen Festival at Pittsburgh and the Chicago South Asian Film Festival where it was selected in competition and as the Centerpiece film. The film released in India on 25 November 2016.
Aman (Ranvir Shorey) and Divya (Neha Dhupia) are a married couple leading a middle-class life in Delhi. Aman works for a real estate company while Divya works in a media company. Aman is fed up of being middle-class and wants to become rich and live in luxury. He, therefore, often cheats his company to make quick money. In one such deal, he borrows money from Raghuveer (Devendra Chowhan) and invests that money to book a plot of land to build a home for himself and his wife Divya. But his boss (Sandeep Narula) gets to know of Aman cheating the company and he sacks him from the job.
Divya goes to a party held by her media company and is told that she is a part of the group set to go to Hong Kong.
Divya discovers she is pregnant and calls her friend, Diksha, telling her that Aman will make her keep the baby and that she doesn’t want it at all and so decide to get a abortion in secret. Aman then shows Divya the plot of land he has booked, he does not reveal anything about the loss of job to her. Aman asks for his money back from his from who he bought it from but is refused, getting him in a fix. Raghuveer threatens Aman and even has him beaten up by his goons when he doesn’t return the money on the promised date and lets him have two more days. Divya finds out about it after seeing him at the hospital after her abortion.
Raghuveer comes to his house and threatens him again as well as his wife and gives him a week to return the money.
Aman tries to borrow money against his life insurance policy but the insurance company refuses. It is then that Aman decides to fake his death so that his wife could claim money from the life insurance company. Divya is against the plan but finally gets sucked into it when he carries it out. While himself escaping in a stage-managed car accident, Aman ensures that the police find a charred body in his car. Divya identifies the burnt body as Aman’s. Meanwhile Aman is hiding in a remote hill station, waiting for things to calm down. In delhi Divya assures Raghuvir that his money will be returned to him. While Divya is in police station to get the final paperwork done , she finds out that Aman murdered someone instead of using a dead body from mortuary to fake that accident. She asks Aman if it’s true. Aman refuses this but is nervous about how things are unfolding. So he decides to travel back to his home. While purchasing ticket , he gets in a roadside quarrel with a lady who takes him to police. But Aman manages to escape. As Aman returns to his home he finds out that Divya is having an affair with her boss and the she did an abortion but baby was not his. He then kills her boss and walks away. But Divya kills him too.
Ranvir Shorey as Aman
Neha Dhupia as Divya
Priya Tandon as Jiya