Khela is about an idealistic director's quench to make a film with a boy who he thinks is jut perfect for the role. The film also deals with relationships and emotions but with a twist by adding up humor, adventure and edge-of-the-seat mystery. Rituparno Ghosh's previous movies dealt with intense relationship web and serious emotions. Rituparno has always chosen indoor locations to shoot his previous films, however with Khela; he has explored shooting outdoors. Khela is Manisha Koirala's first film with Rituparno Ghosh and her debut in Bengali films.
The music of the film is composed by a band from Kolkata called 21 Grams. Prosenjit, Manisha Koirala, and Raima Sen are the lead performers in the film. This is Saregama India Ltd's first release for this year. The other projects in the pipeline from Saregama India Ltd awaiting release are Karma Confessions And Holi, Japanese Wife.