In the year 1982, a Hindi film titled Arth was released. The film directed by Mahesh Bhatt had Raj Kiran, Smita Patil and Shabana Azmi in the cast. This superhit film was about Bhatt’s relationship with Parveen Babi. Shabana Azmi got the National Award for acting in this film.
Balu Mahendra remade this film in Tamil with the title Marupadiyum. Now this film is being remade in Hindi. Revathy is directing the film. While speaking about this film Revathy said, “ I had acted in the film Marupadiyum directed by Balu Mahendra. Now I am directing this film. I did not accept this offer immediately. Since Mahesh Bhatt persuaded me very much , I agreed to direct. This will not be the exact remake but changes have been made according to the present situation.”