Vintage Indian poster for sale of the old Hindi film President (1937).
This is an actual surviving old Indian movie poster for sale of the 1937 Hindi film President that was produced by New Theatres, Calcutta and directed by Nitin Bose.
President starred noted singer and actor K. L. Saigal who is regarded as the first superstar of Indian cinema. Among all of K. L. Saigal’s memorable films which include cult hits like Devdas, President is often cited as his finest, making this vintage Indian poster for sale highly collectible!
President is fondly remembered for an epic song sung by K. L. Saigal, “Ek Bangla Bane Nyara”. Written by Kidar Sharma, the song became a rare throughout the nation and epitomizes a common man’s dream of owning a home in India till date.
Printed and circulated during the initial release run of the film (somewhere in the late 1930s), this vintage Indian poster for sale was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This vintage Bollywood poster was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by an art studio in Kolkata. The poster features quirky line drawn portraits of the lead couple K. L. Saigal and Leela Desai. As was the norm with old Indian posters of the era, this poster has been designed and printed using only two colors (understandably to save on design and print costs).
President was a Hindi remake of the Bengali film Didi. A social romantic drama from New Theatres, its screenplay direction and cinematography were done by Nitin Bose. President was the first Indian film to show a liberated educated woman running her own factory.
Old Bollywood movie poster of the Hindi film, Teen Bahuraniyan (1968) for sale.
This is an actual surviving original vintage Bollywood movie poster of the 1968 comedy drama that featured one of the pioneers of Indian cinema, Prithviraj Kapoor.
Printed and circulated during the first release run of the film (late 1960s), this old hand painted Bollywood movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This vintage Bollywood movie poster features stunning hand painted artwork created by one of the most acclaimed Bollywood poster designers of his time, V.G. Parchure of Pamart Studio. The three lead characters from the film, i.e. the three daughters-in-law are portrayed in stunning hand painted portraits prominently on the poster. A black and white still photograph from the film appears in a smaller size at the bottom.
Originally hand painted on canvas by Bollywood poster painter V.G. Parchure, this vintage Bollywood poster bears his printed signature in the name of his art studio Pamart on the bottom right.