Paheli is available in: Hindi [Original] on Netflix USA


Kishanlal marries the beautiful Lachchi, but the day after the wedding, he leaves on business for five years. When Kishanlal reappears only a few days later, Lachchi is delighted, but this new Kishanlal is in fact a spirit who has taken the form of Lachchi's husband, after having seen her by chance and fallen in love with her. Four years later, the real Kishanlal returns and the townsfolk must determine who is who.

Traditional Indian folklore comes alive in this charming film based on a story by Statwart Vijaydan Detha.


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Paheli (2005)
Rating: 6.7/10 (10,735 votes)
Director: Amol Palekar
Writer: Vijayadan Detha (novel) Vijayadan Detha (story) Sandhya Gokhale (dialogue) Sandhya Gokhale (screenplay) Amol Palekar (story)
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan Anupam Kher Rani Mukerji Amitabh Bachchan
Runtime: 140 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama Fantasy Romance
Released: 24 Jun 2005
Plot: A folk tale - supernatural love story about a ghost who falls in love with a newlywed woman.