In March 2018, Pushkar–Gayathri were showed to be directing a Hindi remake of their Tamil movie Vikram Vedha (2017), to be produced again by YNOT Studios.

The mission is co-produced by Friday Filmworks, T-Series Films and Reliance Entertainment, and Neeraj Pandey serves creative producer.

Although Pandey had formerly avoided operating on remakes due to his desire to put in writing original material,

he was interested in operating in this project due to its parallels to Vikramaditya and Betal from the folktale series Baital Pachisi, which he felt become not but done in Hindi cinema.

Shah Rukh Khan become approached for the movie, however declined. In August 2019, it was confirmed that Saif Ali Khan and Aamir Khan could play the police inspector Vikram

another police officer he performed in the streaming television series Sacred Games, saying Vikram is "a whole lot extra dynamic, confident and strong" than Singh who was suicidal,

Pushkar–Gayathri revealed that they have been unable to have R. Madhavan reprise his role of Vikram from the original, due to his commitments to Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (2022).

After production delays because of the COVID-19 pandemic at some stage in which the writers also re-worked the script, Aamir left the mission in December 2020 and changed by Hritik Roshan.

This could mark the second time Saif and Roshan percentage screen area after Na Tum Jaano Na Hum (2002). As Vedha is from Kanpur, Roshan decided to speak with an Awadhi accent.

In July, Radhika Apte was forged as Vikram's lawyer spouse and Rohit Saraf signed on to play Vedha's brother the subsequent month.

By November 2021, Sharib Hashmi was showed to be in the movie as Babloo. In March 2022, Yogita Bihani become selected to play Chanda.