Tevar is a remake of the Telugu film Okkadu which had earned both critical as well as commercial success. The film will have Manoj Bajpai playing an important role. All the recent film releases had Manoj playing the negative characters. But the actor says that This time unlike his recent negative roles, he will neither be a villain nor a hero in the film . The film is directed by Ad Film maker Amit Sharma. And it is produced by Sanjay Kapoor. Arjun Kapoor and sonakshi sinha plays the lead roles in the film. The film is slated to go on floors by January.