The 2018 release starred Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor in the lead roles. The film marked Janhvi Kapoor’s Bollywood debut. It was an official remake of Nagraj Manjule’s 2016 Marathi-language film Sairat. Helmed by Shashank Khaitan, it was backed by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. The film received mixed reviews but was declared a hit at the box office. Recently, reports surfaced that Dhadak 2 is in the works.