Directed by Kishore Sahu the 1948 film Nadiya Ke Paar stars Dilip Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, S L Puri, Maya Bannerjee, David, Tiwari and Ranibala in lead roles. The film with its Bhojpuri story line and songs was the sixth highest grossing Indian film of 1948. The film deals with the life of fishing folk and used their dialect which was an attraction at that time.
The film was produced by Filmistan had the music composed by C Ramchandra. Songs like Gunja Re Chandan, Kaun Disha Mein Leke Chala, Jogi Ji Dheere Dheere and Jab Tak Pure Na Ho Phere Saat became an all time hit.