The most accomplished filmmaker of Bollywood, Mahesh Bhatt made Arth in and starred Smita Patil, Shabana Azmi and Kulbhushan Khar-banda. The story of Arth was inspired from Mahesh’s own life. He was ashamed of having cheated on his wife. The real life incident formed the plot of his story.
Pooja Bhatt, actor-producer-director and daughter of Mahesh Bhatt, wants to remake her father’s film Arth but with a contemporary take and a heavy dose of glamour, substance and drama. Pooja feels that the younger generation can learn a lot from a film like Arth. However, though she has made up her mind about making the film, she still has to decide the cast.