Badla is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language mystery thriller film directed by Sujoy Ghosh and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Amrita Singh. Tony Luke, Manav Kaul and Tanveer Ghani appear in supporting roles. The film is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment and Azure Entertainment and is an official adaptation of the 2016 Spanish film The Invisible Guest. The story follows an interview between a lawyer and a businesswoman, in which the latter insists that she is being wrongfully framed for the murder of her lover.
Naina Sethi is a young and shrewd successful businesswoman with a perfect family. Her world turns upside down when she gets arrested for the murder of her secret lover, Arjun. Her lawyer Jimmy hires prestigious defense attorney Badal Gupta to defend her, and over the course of one late evening, they work together to find out what actually happened. Badal reveals that there is a witness whose testimony will incriminate her in the crime. Naina explains that she and Arjun were blackmailed by someone for their extramarital affair. They were called to a hotel in a remote location, where Naina was attacked; only to wake and find Arjun dead with the blackmail money. She was arrested but is out on bail. The police find no trace of anyone else being present in the room or breaking in.
|author||Raj Vasant Sujoy Ghosh|
|keywords||apartment building arrest attack break build defense attorney draupadi even extramarital affair hide kill mahabharata meet remote location secret lover upside down wait young boy young man yudhishthira|
|producer||Akshai Puri Gauri Khan Sunir Khetarpal|
|productionCompany||Red Chillies Entertainment|
|publisher||AA Films Zee Studios|