Actor Priyanka Chopra’s role of the spouse murderer in the film,
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, was originally to be played by actor Hrithik Roshan. Director Vishal Bhardwaj had rewritten the original story specifically to accommodate a male character as lead. “Vishal and Hrithik just didn’t agree on the plot. So, the screenplay went back to the original story,” said an insider.