Kishore Kumar hit songs are here to stay. He can do anything and win hearts. Top it with Sunil Dutt’s rustic looks in Padosan and the funny gang, you get pure unadulterated entertainment.
Padosan was released in 1968. Jyoti Swaroop directed this film. The story of the film was is based on the Bengali story Pasher Bari written by Arun Chowdhury. Later in 1952 Pasher Bari the film got released. It was directed by Sudhir Mukherjee and Bhanu Bannerjee acted in it. Further a Telugu film Pakkinti Ammayi was released.
Padosan is one of the top comedy movies of all time in Indian cinema history. The superb Mehmood played and produced this film also.
Comedy is one of the most difficult genres to execute in a film. You have to identify the fine line between comedy and callousness. While Padosan weighs highly on stereotypes, the execution is quite sweetly expressed.
Enjoy the song Meri Pyari Bindu from Padosan.
Sunil Dutt and Saira Banu play the lead roles in Padosan. Kishore Kumar with Mukri, Raj Kishore and Keshto Mukherjee are the friends to Sunil Dutt. They help Sunil Dutt impress his neighbour Saira Banu.
Mehmood enters the arena as the South Indian music teacher. He is also rival to Sunil Dutt as he tries to impress Saira Banu as well. This has been Mehmood’s best ever acting stance. His portrayal as a south Indian music teacher is simply unparallel.
Kishore Kumar dominates the first part of the film with his comedy acts. On an acting level, the comedy war is more as Kishore vs Mehmood. While Kishore Kumar wins on the keys, Mehmood act stands best.
Padosan is famous for its wonderful songs and music. R.D. Burman composed the music and it remains one of his best.
We have more than one Kishore Kumar hit song in this film. In the Padosan, we have two great singers –Kishore Kumar and Manna Dey. While Kishore Kumar sang for his character and also Sunil Dutt’s in hiding. Manna Dey sang for Mehmood’s character.