Old Bollywood still photo set of the Hindi film, Joshila (1973) for sale.
This is an actual surviving set of eight old Bollywood lobby cards of the 1973 Hindi film that starred the evergreen star of Bollywood, Dev Anand in the lead role along with dream girl Hema Malini and actress Raakhee.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film (early 1970s), this set of eight Dev Anand old photo stills was designed and printed to be used for publicity of the film inside a cinema hall as lobby card display.
These old Dev Anand photo stills were printed and issued to a cinema hall that actually screened the film but never ended up being used.
Directed by Yash Chopra, Joshila was a Bollywood thriller that starred Dev Anand, Raakhee and Hema Malini in prominent roles.
Dev Anand is considered one of the greatest actors in Indian cinema, with a career spanning over 65 years during which he appeared in over 100 films as lead actor.
Hand painted Bollywood movie poster for sale of the classic Hindi film Lal Patthar (1971).
This is an actual surviving hand painted Bollywood poster for sale of the 1971 Hindi film that starred Raaj Kumar, Vinod Mehra, Hema Malini and Raakhee in prominent roles.
Lal Patthar is one of the rare films where Dream Girl Hema Malini played a negative role, making this old hand painted Bollywood movie poster, highly collectible!
Printed and circulated during the original first release run of the film (somewhere in the early 1970s), this hand painted Hindi movie poster for sale was designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old hand painted Bollywood poster was originally hand drawn on canvas by a poster design studio in Bombay. Quirky hand drawn portraits of the lead star cast are seen in this old hand painted Bollywood movie poster.
Actor Raaj Kumar is seen holding a pistol and smoking a cigar. Vinod Mehra is seen alongside in a quirky avatar. The two lead heroines of the film, Hema Malini and Raakhee are seen in hilariously quirky avatars on the top of this old hand painted Bollywood poster for sale.
Old Bollywood pressbook of one of the greatest films in Indian cinema, Sholay (1975) for sale.
This is an actual surviving rare Bollywood old pressbook of the 1975 Hindi film that is considered the greatest film ever made in Indian cinema.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of Sholay in 1975, this rare Bollywood old pressbook was printed and distributed to cinema audiences that thronged to movie halls to see the film.
Sholay is the highest grossing film of all time in Indian cinema and unanimously regarded as the greatest film ever made in Bollywood, making this rare Bollywood old pressbook highly collectible!
Old Bollywood pressbooks are sometimes also referred to as Bollywood song booklets, story booklets or synopsis booklets. They contain the lyrics of songs from the film in Hindi as well as in Urdu, and were designed to give theater audiences the chance to sing along while watching their favorite songs on screen.
Rare Bollywood old pressbooks, such as the one featured here for sale provide a summary of the plot of the movie as well as full credits on the last page.
Old Bollywood pressbooks also make great small wall hangings when framed and displayed on a wall, as they feature interesting artwork of the film on the cover.
Sholay, declared the “Film of the Millennium” by BBC India in 1999, is an unforgettable classic that has become almost synonymous with ‘masala’ in Indian cinema. Its characters such as Jai, Veeru, Basanti, Thakur & Gabbar Singh have been etched into history. The film has an unbeaten record for running for over five consecutive years after being released. Sholay enjoys a cult following in India and its dialogues are often quoted in various media.
Old Bollywood movie poster of the romantic Hindi film, Tum Haseen Main Jawan (1970) for sale.
This is an actual surviving original vintage Bollywood movie poster of the 1970 Hindi film that featured real life couple, Dharmendra and Hema Malini in lead roles.
Printed and circulated during the first release run of the film (late 1960s or early 1970s), this old hand painted Bollywood movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Bollywood movie poster was originally hand painted on canvas by a leading poster design studio in Bombay. A stunning portrait of the lead couple Dharmendra and Hema Malini in a romantic pose is seen prominently in this minimalist Bollywood poster.
This vintage Bollywood poster has been graded ★ As Is mainly due to tattered borders. Overall, there is no significant difference to the display quality of the poster from afar.
Original vintage Bollywood poster of the box office hit, Naseeb (1981) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the 1981 super hit film that starred the greatest superstar in Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role along with the Dreamgirl of Bollywood Hema Malini. The large stellar star cast of the film also included stars such as Rishi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha and Reena Roy, among others.
Naseeb was a runaway success at the box office, making this poster highly collectible!
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (Mid 1980s), this old Amitabh movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster has been graded as ★ As Is due to a small hole clearly seen in the adjoining photograph (on Rishi Kapoor’s raised tennis shoe).
This hand painted Bollywood poster features quirky hand drawn artwork along with pasted photographic stills. Originally designed by the highest paid Bollywood poster painter of all time, Diwakar Karkare, this old Amitabh poster features a combination of both hand painted as well as photographic artwork. The poster features a still photograph of Hema Malini riding a motorcycle on the top. Rishi Kapoor appears running alongside. Hand painted faces of superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Shatrughan Sinha are seen at the bottom. Bollywood poster artist Diwakar’s printed signature is seen on the bottom left of this beautiful old Amitabh movie poster.
Naseeb is a 1981 Bollywood movie produced and directed by Manmohan Desai. The film starred the greatest actor in Bollywood of all time, superstar Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role along with a large star cast comprising Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Kim, Pran, Kader Khan, Amjad Khan, Prem Chopra and Amrish Puri. The film’s music composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal was a massive success. Songs from the film, such as “John Johnny Janardan” sung by Mohammed Rafi and “Mere Naseeb Mein” sung by Lata Mangeshkar are played till today. The film’s success spawned two regional remakes, in Tamil and Telugu respectively. The film also had cameos from several stars such as Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Dharmendra, Rajesh Khanna, Rakesh Roshan, Waheeda Rehman, Sharmila Tagore, Mala Sinha and Simi Garewal.
Very rare old vintage Bollywood poster of the hit Hema Malini film, Seeta aur Geeta (1972) for sale.
This is an actual surviving publicity poster of the 1972 film that featured the Dream Girl of Indian cinema, Hema Malini in an unforgettable double role.
Hema Malini won the Filmfare Best Actress Award for Seeta aur Geeta, making this old Bollywood poster highly collectible.
Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (somewhere in the early 1970s), this vintage movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This beautifully hand painted Bollywood poster features a stunning close up portrait of Hema Malini. She is seen in a smaller avatar again at the top of the poster, summarizing her double role in the film. The title and credits in this vintage Bollywood poster are completely written in English.
This rare original first release Bollywood poster has been painstakingly restored back to display condition using extensive taping at the back to repair numerous cracks and tears/rips. Minor pieces have gone missing along its border. Further, due to the presence of visible stains on the paper, this poster has been graded as ★ As Is.
Seeta aur Geeta is a 1972 Bollywood comedy directed by Ramesh Sippy. The film starred the original Dream Girl of Bollywood, Hema Malini in a double role. The film depicts the lives of identical twins separated at birth. The story of the film was written by Salim-Javed and the music was composed by R.D. Burman.
Seeta aur Geeta is one among several Bollywood films that feature a similar plot surrounding the reunion of long lost identical twins. Most notable among these was Ram Aur Shyam starring Dilip Kumar in a double role.
Beautiful hand drawn old Hindi film poster of the Bollywood movie Desh Premee (1982) for sale.
This is an actual surviving poster of the 1982 action film that featured the biggest superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan in a double role. Printed and circulated somewhere during the release of the film, this vintage movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas by a well known art studio, Expert Eyes. It also features a black and white still photograph pasted on the bottom corner, making it a hybrid of sorts in terms of design techniques used.
This movie poster has been printed on a glossy photo quality sheet, making it very collectible and extremely rare.
In this old hand painted poster, the artist captures the original angry young man of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, in a double role. An older Amitabh appears on the center of the poster, while he is seen in a much younger avatar on the bottom left of the poster. One of Bollywood’s greatest villains, Amjad Khan is seen in a superbly accurate hand painted avatar holding a pistol at the bottom. Amjad Khan’s portrait has been painted in red, presumably to reflect the tone of anger in his character. The typography used in this poster is entirely in Devanagari Hindi. The title, Desh Premee appears on the poster in almost a 3D like font.
Desh Premee (The Patriot) is a 1982 Hindi film directed by Manmohan Desai starring the greatest superstar in Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan in a double role.
Legendary Bollywood singer Mohammed Rafi who sang the film’s title song and actor Uttam Kumar passed away two years before the film was released. As such, the film was dedicated to both of them. Desh Premee is the only Bollywood film in which music director Laxmikant sang a song.