"A" is a 1998 Indian Kannada language blockbuster psychological love story film written and directed by Upendra. It starred Upendra and Chandni as the lead couple. It was about an unusual love story between a film director and an actress which was narrated through multiple flashbacks within flashbacks and reverse screenplay. The film dealt with various dark truths of film world like the casting couch. Due to the reverse screenplay, the audience were forced to watch it multiple times to understand the story. The movie generated a lot of attention, which began with its rather unusual name. Then there was the subject matter, which dealt with the love affair between a director and his heroine and the dreaded casting couch. The movie discovered human emotions through a different dimension and showed how emotions change with circumstances.