The major difference one find with Kahaani and its remake Anamika is that the lead role is pregnant in the Hindi film while in Telugu, she is not pregnant. Vidya Balan being a pregnant women helped in an emotional connect and towards the end of the film, it is revealed as a suspense element that she is not pregnant. However, Nayantara is not pregnant in the movie.
Speaking to Tamil media, Sekhar Kammula said, “Kahaani is a brilliant script, but I didn’t like cheating the audience by showing something which wasn’t true”.
Endemol India is producing the film in Telugu and Tamil in Kammula’s direction and the movie has music composed by MM Keeravani. Popular writer Yendamuri Veerendranath has worked along with Sekhar Kammula to adapt the story of Bollywood film, Kahaani to Telugu.