Meera (Sunny Leone) is a supermodel in London who takes anti-depressants ever since she lost her parents in a plane crash. We are first introduced to her with her sizzling number Desi Look even though the entire song, Sunny struts in skimpy wear that have no relevance to her Desi Look.
After losing her parents, Meera has a phobia and she can no more hop into flights. Accidentally, Meera is signed for a project in India and well, her friends Andy and Radhika get her drunk only to take her on a plane ride while she is passed out. Upon reaching Rajasthan in India, Meera is instantly drawn to the culture and even starts having flashes from her past life. Interestingly, 300 years before Meera was Leela a strangely hot local girl who becomes the obsession for a sculptor named Bhairav (Rahul Dev) and he decides to capture her beauty with a sculpture. Leela is in love with a local boy Shravan (Rajneesh Duggal) who is an assistant to Bhairav.
In present, Karan (Jay Bhanushali) is a musician who has moved into his own apartment in Mumbai. After listening to a old record of a Rajasthani folk, Karan starts to get flashes from his past life and he decides to unravel this mystery. Meera after reaching India, meets a local Rajput prince Ranveer Singh (Mohit Ahlawat) and falls in love with him. The two get hitched and are living happily ever after until Karan enters their life again to open the pages of History. Also in the midst of all this there is Ranveer’s evil cousin Vikram (Jas Arora) who is in search of the 300-year-old sculpture of Leela, so as it encash it with over a crore deal.
Will Karan’s arrival change the lives of Meera and Ranveer forever? What happened with Leela and Shravan’s love story 300 years earlier is what the Paheli is.