Aadai was a Tamil language thriller that released in July. The film starred Amala Paul in the lead role and had received mixed responses from the audience and critics. Amala had come under scrutiny for essaying a bold avatar. The film was the second project of director Rathna Kumar. Recently, there were rumors that Mukesh Bhatt had acquired the remake rights of the film and that leading actress Kangana Ranaut might reprise the role of Amala. But popular actor-producer Arun Pandian has rubbished these as mere rumors and clarified that A&P Groups own the remake rights of Aadai and that Kangana was not approached for the role. The cast and crew of the remake is expected to be announced soon.