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Padosan (transl.Neighbour) is a 1968 Indian Hindi-language musical comedy film directed by Jyoti Swaroop and produced by Mehmood, N. C. Sippy and written by Rajendra Krishan. It is a remake of the Bengali-language film Pasher Bari (1952) based on a short story of the same name by Arun Chowdhury[1][2] starring Bhanu Bandyopadhyay and Sabitri Chatterjee. The film stars Sunil Dutt and Saira Banu. Kishore Kumar, Mukri, Raj Kishore and Keshto Mukherjee played the supporting roles. Mehmood as the South Indian musician and rival to Sunil Dutt is among the highlights of the film. Indiatimes Movies ranked the film amongst the "Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films".[3] Music was composed by R. D. Burman. Kumar sang for himself while Manna Dey sang for Mehmood. Many of the scenes were shot in Brindavan Gardens located near the city of Mysore.

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Directed byJyoti Swaroop
Written byRajinder Krishan
Based onPasher Bari
by Arun Chowdhury
Produced byMehmood
N. C. Sippy
StarringSunil Dutt
Saira Banu
Kishore Kumar
Om Prakash
CinematographyK. H. Kapadia
Edited byD. N. Pai
Music byR. D. Burman
Distributed byKailash Dossani Investments Pvt. Ltd.
Mehmood Productions
Release date
  • 29 November 1968 (1968-11-29)
Running time
157 minutes