Tamil film Kaithi, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj was a roaring success both critically and commercially. It was a money minter at the box office. The film was devoid of any romantic track or songs and was a complete action-packed thriller. It starred Karthi in the role of a convict on parole. The film also touched upon the poignant relationship between a dad and his daughter. The producers Dream Warrior Pictures in association with Reliance Entertainment had announced their plans of a Hindi remake. Now, they have confirmed that Ajay Devgn would be reprising the role of Karthi in the Hindi remake. Both the producer and the actor had shared that the film is slated to be released on February 12, 2021.