Badla, which was directed by Sujoy Ghosh and produced by Red Chillies Entertainment in association with Azure Entertainment, is about a married woman, played by Taapsee, who is blackmailed for having an affair with another man who gets murdered. The woman is accused of the murder and a lawyer, played by Amitabh, takes on her case and they both try and solve who is behind it.

The movie, which is an official remake of the 2017 Spanish thriller Contratiempo (The Invisible Guest), had opened to positive reviews from critics, with Amitabh and Taapsee, who had starred together in 2016 movie Pink, receiving most of the praise for their performances.