Anushka Sharma and Dilijit Dosanjh starrer Phillauri is the much-awaited film of the year 2017. The film shows Anushka as a friendly ‘spirit’ or ‘ghost’ but in a form of a bride. This romantic comedy film is the second film that is produced by Anushka Sharma along with Karnesh Sharma under the banner of Fox Star Studios and Clean Slate Films. The film is directed by Anshai Lal and is slated to release on March 24, 2017. Apart from Anushka and Diljit, also stars Suraj Sharma in the lead role. The first poster of the flick was released on February 3, 2017.
The film revolves around a guy who reluctantly marries a tree to avoid the problems in his love life. Here, he meets Anushka Sharma in the form of a spirit. The film went on floors on April 19 after the occasion of Punjabi festival of Vaisakhi. The film has four songs namely, Dum Dum, Whats Up, Ranjana, Sahiba composed by Shashwat Sachdev and Jasleen Royal while the background score is given by Sameer Uddin. The album also includes the singers like Romy, Vivek Hariharan, Mika Singh, Jasleen Royal, Diljit Dosanjh, Pavni Pande.
The film that is produced by Anushka Sharma was into the news for some days and that was because of Anushka Sharma’s beau and popular Indian cricketer Virat Kohli. There was a rumor that Virat ghost-produced the film for girlfriend Anushka. However, The Anushka was furious over the rumor and released a statement clarifying that she had worked hard producing the film and all the rumors are completely baseless!
Phillauri is looked upon by the fans for one of the major reasons, which is amazing chemistry between Diljit Dosanjh and Anushka Sharma. After playing a young urban glam girl in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Anushka is set to play a desi bride here, donning the simplest and the prettiest look ever. Also Diljit Doshanjh who was hailed for his performance in Abhishek Chaubey's ‘Udta Punjab’, plays a role of a fakir with music in his veins. The film promises a love story beyond a lifetime.