Directed by R. Sarath, 'The Desire' star cast includes Chinese super star Xia Yu, Shilpa Shetty, Jaya Prada, Anupam Kher, Sheetal Menon and Nakul Vaid. Its music is by A.R. Rehman, Cinematographer is Sajjan Kalathil, co-producer is Tracy Shiyun and line producer is Abdul Karim. Costumes are done by Neeta Lulla.
The story of 'The Desire' mainly revolves around Goutami, an accomplished Odissi dancer and Jai Leang, a talented artist. It's the story of today, but rises from the small cities of India. Essentially, The Desire is a passionate film mainly dealing with dance, music, art, culture and emotions.