The movie is narrated by two puppets, voiced by Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah.
A ghost falls in love with a newly-wed woman. To be closer to her, he follows her and takes on the guise of her husband while the latter is away on business.
Movie : Paheli (Riddle)
Year : 2005
Banner : Red Chillies Entertainment
Cast : Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Juhi Chawla, Anupam Kher, Amitabh Bachchan, Sunil Shetty, Rajpal Yadav
Music : M.M. Kreem, Aadesh Shrivastava
Lyrics : Gulzar
Based on Kannada movie "Nagamandala" by T. S. Nagabharana and Girish Karnad
Story-Screenplay : Vijayadan Detha, Sandhya Gokhale
Dialogues : Sandhya Gokhale
Direction : Amol Palekar
Producer : Juhi Chawla, Aziz Mirza, Sanjiv Chawla, Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan
Genre : Fantasy, Romance, Thriller Drama
Runtime : 141 min
Release Date : 24 June 2005
- Anamorphic Widescreen Enhanced (16:9) DVD
- English Subtitles
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
- DVD Text
- Jacket Picture
- NTSC - All Regions
- Interactive Menus of Songs & Scenes for Easy Access
A folk tale - supernatural love story about a ghost who falls in love with a newlywed woman.
Paheli is based on the short story written by Vijayadan Detha in Rajasthani language and tells the story of a wife (Rani Mukerji) who is left by her husband (Shah Rukh Khan) and visited by a ghost, disguised as her husband, who is in love with her and takes her husband's place.