- 2 hr 18 min
Phillauri is a 2017 Indian romantic comedy film directed by Anshai Lal and produced by Anushka Sharma and Karnesh Sharma under the banner of Fox Star Studios and Clean Slate Films. The film stars Anushka Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh, and Suraj Sharma in lead roles. The plot revolves around a young man named Kanan (Suraj Sharma) who is pressured by his family to get married. Kanan agrees but he discovers that he is manglik, which means he has to marry a tree before he can marry a woman. His family arranges for him to get married to a tree in a small town called Phillauri. During the wedding, Kanan meets a friendly ghost named Shashi (Anushka Sharma) who claims that she lives in the tree that he has just married. Shashi tells Kanan about her past life and how she died. Kanan learns that Shashi was a young woman who was in love with a folk singer named Roop Lal (Diljit Dosanjh), but their love story was never fulfilled. Kanan offers to help Shashi complete her love story and this sets off a series of comical and heartwarming events. The film is set in two different time periods; the present-day storyline with Kanan and Shashi and a flashback story about Shashi's past life. The film is beautifully shot, with stunning visuals and a charming soundtrack. It is a perfect blend of comedy, romance and drama, with a unique storyline and an interesting premise. The performances of the cast are outstanding, with Anushka Sharma stealing the show as the friendly ghost Shashi. She brings a wide range of emotions to her character, from comedy to romance to heartfelt moments. Diljit Dosanjh is perfect as the folk singer Roop Lal, and Suraj Sharma creates an endearing character in Kanan. The film has a strong message about love, sacrifice, and the power of letting go. It highlights the importance of fulfilling our desires and living our lives to the fullest. The movie also emphasizes the importance of relationships, especially family relationships. Overall, Phillauri is a heartwarming and entertaining movie that will leave you with a smile on your face. It is a must-watch for anyone who loves romantic comedies or just wants to see a good film. The film is a perfect example of how a unique concept and talented cast can create a beautiful piece of cinema.