In March 2012, Sujoy Ghosh announced that he intended to develop Kahaani into a series. He was inspired by Satyajit Ray’s Feluda detective series and wanted to continue the stories of Vidya Bagchi on similar lines, with Vidya Balan reprising the role. The shooting of Kahaani 2 was scheduled to begin in 2013,but in July 2013 differences arose between Sujoy Ghosh and other co-producers.In February 2014, Vidya announced that the film was not happening due to these differences, but two years later, Ghosh confirmed that the film was in pre-production with Vidya set to reprise her role. The film, entitled Kahaani 2, began filming in March 2016 with Arjun Rampal and Vidya in lead roles.In October 2016, upon its teaser release, the film was renamed as Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh.Initially, Durga Rani Singh was intended to be a standalone film with actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, but, as the story is too similar to Kahaani franchise, makers has included the project as a sequel to Kahaani.
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