Aarya is an upcoming Indian web television series created by Ram Madhvani based on the Dutch drama series Penoza by Pieter Bart Korthuis for Hotstar's label Hotstar Specials starring Sushmita Sen. The show is produced by Endemol Shine India and Madhavani's Equinox. Early last year, Hotstar had announced its aspirations to enter into original content production exclusively for the service. STAR India, the parent company of Hotstar tapped many Indian filmmakers including Ram Madhvani for creating the shows for its label called Hotstar Specials.

The principal photography for Aarya started in December 2019 at Jaipur in Rajasthan. Sushmita Sen announced about her second innings on Instagram in the same month. The show was supposed to premiere in the month of March or April but due to the corona pandemic, the production got delayed a bit. However, things are looking better now and the makers are planning to release the series soon. Sushmita Sen has now shared a first look teaser of Aarya on her Instagram space. Check it out: