Once upon a time, there was a lovely girl who was married to a man who was only interested in making money. There was a ghost 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.