In this tech-savvy world, people have little time for bonding and not surprisingly, depression and anxiety has grown manifold. Taking this as the premise, writer Raaj Shaandilya sprinkles oodles of humor and hilarious one-liners in his directorial debut Dream Girl to drive home the message without being overtly preachy. If you have seen the film’s trailer, its plot is all in there.
Karamveer Singh (Ayushmann Khurrana) lives with his father Jagjeet Singh (Annu Kapoor). The latter owns a shop that sells materials used for the last rites of funerals. Needless to say, he isn’t financially stable and has debts to clear. Karamveer, blessed with the ability to sound (and also look) like a woman, whiles away his time donning the role of Sita in Ramleela plays or with his friend Smiley (Manjot Singh). By chance, Karamveer comes across a job at a friendship call center where he has to impersonate a woman to provide relief to several lonely customers.
With a lucrative paycheck on offer and the versatility of voice at his disposal, Karamveer doesn’t think twice before accepting the job. In between, he falls in love with Mahi (Nusrat Bharucha) and their romance progresses at a brisk pace. As you would have guessed by now, Mahi is unaware of Karamveer’s shady night shifts and his new job starts to take its toll on him coz of the number of customers that he has to deal with. In all this never-ending mess, will Karamveer find a way forward?