It is a reincarnation story about the love between Leela and her lover, which is left incomplete because one of them has been murdered. The story comes to circle after 300 long years; when Leela has taken birth as Meera and her lover's character is also reborn.
Ek Nai Paheli is a 1984 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by K. Balachander, starring Kamal Haasan, Raaj Kumar, Hema Malini, Padmini Kohlapure and Suresh Oberoi. Ek Nai Paheli is an emotional family drama on unusual relationship. The movie is a remake of the Tamil classic Apoorva Raagangal directed by K. Balachander, incidentally called the shots for Hindi version too. Upendranath, a widower lives a wealthy life and his only son, Sandeep is a headstrong and stubborn young man. He leaves his dad's house to make his own life. He meets a beautiful older woman Bhairavi who is a singer. Both Bhairavi and Sandeep fall in love with each other and decide to marry, but a man, Avinash now arrives and claims as the husband of Bhairavi, moreover he meets Sandeep as well and tells his story. He also speak about their daughter, Kajri. Climax reveals that, Kajri lives with the much older Upendranath and plan to marry as well. What would be the fate of Bhairavi, Sandeep and Avinash??
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.