Padosan (Hindi: पड़ोसन, English: lady Neighbour) is a 1968 Indian comedy film. Directed by Jyoti Swaroop. It was produced by Mehmood, N. C. Sippy and written by Rajendra Krishan. It was a remake of the Telugu film Pakkinti Ammayi (1953) starring Anjali Devi, Relangi, and singer A. M. Rajah. The Tamil version Adutha Veettu Penn was released in 1960 starring Anjali Devi, T. R. Ramachandran and K. A. Thangavelu. The movie stars Sunil Dutt and Saira Banu in lead roles. 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. It was considered as one of the best comedy movies ever made in Hindi film history. Mehmood’s portrayal of a south Indian music teacher was one of his all time best and noted performances and a key highlight of the film. Kishore Kumar’s character of a comical theater director was also well received. Indiatimes Movies ranked the movie amongst the “Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films“.Music was composed by R.D. Burman and was a huge hit. Kishore Kumar sang for himself while Manna Dey sang for Mehmood.