Badlapur is co-produced by Dinesh Vijan's Maddock Films along with Eros International after associating with the banner on films like Love Aaj Kal, Agent Vinod, Cocktail and Go Goa Gone.
Sriram Raghavan, known for helming thrillers such as Ek Hasina Thi and Johnny Gaddaar directs this film.
Sunil Lulla, managing director, Eros International Media Ltd, said, "The plot of the film is intense and intriguing and promises to be high on entertainment in Raghavan's inimitable style,
"We are confident that the film will connect with audiences with its gritty screenplay and brilliant performances," Lulla added.
Talking about the film, Vijan said, "Badlapur depicts the age-old conflict of good versus evil but Raghavan takes that concept further and twists it beyond recognition."
"He is one of the purest filmmakers I know and also the craziest. 'Badlapur' is unadulterated Raghavan. He has found the perfect accomplice to depict this madness in Varun Dhawan in a never before seen role."
Varun will foray into action with Badlapur after trying out his hands in lover boy images. The sound track and background score of this film is composed by the talented duo Sachin-Jigar.