Jalsa is about a hit and run case of an eighteen-year-old girl, that follows a devastated mother and a determined journalist in a lethal mission to get to the bottom of the case. They come to terms with a rotten system, full of greed, corruption and deceit. Jalsa marks Vidya Balan's reunion with her Tumhari Sulu director, Suresh Triveni, who is helming the film. Shefali Shah, best known for the Netflix series Delhi Crime, also stars in the film. Jalsa is a collaboration between Prime Video and Abundantia Entertainment.