Paheli Synopsis

One of the most awaited films of 2005, Shahrukh Khan's Paheli is all set to hit theatres. The movie is directed by Amol Palekar and is produced by Shah Rukh Khan's production house Red Chillies Entertainment. Paheli Music Release Stills Once upon a time, there was a lovely girl Lachchi (Rani Mukherji) who was married to a man interested only in making money. There was a ghost (Shahrukh Khan) who fell madly in love with her. On the wedding night itself, the husband left home for five long years on account of his business. The ghost took on the husband’s appearance and entered her life. A few years later, when the husband returned home, the villagers and relatives were bewildered. How this situation gets resolved is the "Paheli". "Paheli" is the dilemma of the girl who had to choose between the ghost’s eternal love and her husband’s insensitive monotone. "Paheli" is the dilemma of the husband who had to face rejection from his own people. "Paheli" is the dilemma of the ghost who wanted to be human and yet remain sincere and honest to his love. "Paheli" is the dilemma of the parents who accepted an adorable son who was not their real son. "Paheli" is the dilemma of the villagers who had to decide whether to live with ambiguity or to resolve the riddle. "Paheli" is based on the legendary story "Duvidha" written by literary stalwart Vijaydan Detha. Keeping the simplicity of the original folk form intact, Vijaydanjee has added contemporary dimensions in his story that stand monumental in Indian literature. The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Juhi Chawla, Suniel Shetty and Anupam Kher in important roles.