"Hera Pheri is one of my most favourite films of all times. Super excited to be part of this franchise and also about sharing screen space with John whose work I have always admired," Neha said in a statement.
Neha ventured into Hindi cinema in 2010 in the film Crook: It's Good To Be Bad, starring opposite actor Emraan Hashmi. She was last seen in Youngistaan in 2014 opposite Jackky Bhagnani.
The actress is not new to comedy and has done three films earlier in the same genre. These are Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum, Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story and Yamla Pagla Deewana 2.
Hera Pheri 3 will also feature Kay Kay Menon, Suniel Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan and Paresh Rawal. The first installment of the movie was directed by Priyadarshan. The second and third installments are directed by Neeraj Vora.