The story of Gustakhiyan revolves around the popular poet Sahir Ludhianvi and his secret love affair with Punjabi writer and poetess Amrita Pritam. The film is based in the 1940’s and is a biopic of the two writers of that time. The film highlights the ups and downs in their relationship and how they struggled to be with each other beating all the odds of society. The film is directed by Jasmeet K Reen and produced by Bhansali Productions of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The story of the film is also written by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
The star cast of the movie includes Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra.