Rakhi (The sacred thread) is a 1962 Indian Bollywood drama film directed by A. Bhimsingh and starring Ashok Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Pradeep Kumar and Mehmood. A major success, Kumar won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance and screenwriter K.P. Kottarakara won the Filmfare Award for Best Story. It was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Movie and Mehmood was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film was shot at Neptune Studios in Chennai. This film was a remake of the Tamil film Pasamalar. Pasamalar was remade in Telugu as Rakta Sambandham which went on to be remade again in Hindi as Aisa Pyaar Kahan.