Vintage Bollywood poster of the old Hindi film Bheegi Raat (1965) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old Hindi movie poster of the 1965 film that featured the Tragedy Queen of Bollywood, Meena Kumari in the lead role.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (1970s), this vintage Bollywood poster for sale was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Bollywood poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas by a small time art studio in Delhi, giving it a very quirky feel.
Bheegi Raat is a 1965 Bollywood movie starring Ashok Kumar, Meena Kumari and Pradeep Kumar.
Black and white old Bollywood movie stills of the Hindi film, Gazal (1964) for sale.
This is an actual surviving set of old Bollywood lobby cards of the 1964 Hindi film that starred Meena Kumari and Sunil Dutt in lead roles.
Featured here for sale is a rare surviving set of Bollywood movie lobby cards of the film Gazal (1964) comprising a total of 19 old Bollywood movie stills!
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film (early 1960s), these old Bollywood black and white pictures were printed for publicity of the film inside a cinema hall.
This beautiful vintage set comprising 19 old Bollywood movie stills was designed and printed for publicity of the film and was actually used inside a theater that screened the film Gazal. The corners of each lobby card display visible pin hole markings – tell tale signs of being pinned on the notice board of a movie theater.
Very rare original old Bollywood poster of the hit Guru Dutt film, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam poster (1962) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the 1962 award winning Hindi film that was produced by one of the most influential filmmakers in Indian cinema, Guru Dutt. Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam featured Guru Dutt in the lead role along with Meena Kumari.
This is an extremely rare Bollywood movie poster that depicts Meena Kumari lying in a drunken stupor, at a time when women drinking alcohol was regarded as a taboo in Indian culture, making this poster highly collectible.
Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam was a stellar success and Meena Kumari’s performance as an alcoholic lonely wife is considered one of the finest performances in Indian cinema till date. The film features in many top ranking lists that have been compiled over the years and is unanimously regarded as a must see film in Bollywood.
Printed and circulated somewhere in the late 1960s, this old Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This artistic hand painted Bollywood poster features stunning portraits of Guru Dutt & Waheeda Rehman at the top. Painted by popular Bollywood poster painter Shrikant, the bottom of this Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam poster features an interesting hand painted portrait of Meena Kumari holding an empty alcohol glass in her hand. This old Meena Kumari poster has been printed on thick stock paper and features block overprinted typography used in the movie title.
Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is a 1962 Bollywood movie produced by master filmmaker Guru Dutt. The film stars Guru Dutt, Meena Kumari, Waheeda Rehman and Rehman. Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is based on a Bengali novel, Shaheb Bibi Golam by Bimal Mitra. The novel (and the film) tells a story about the complicated triangle of relationships between a lonely wife, her wealthy husband and their servant.
Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam won four Filmfare Awards, including Best Movie award. The film won international acclaim with a Golden Bear nomination at the 13th Berlin International Film Festival and became India’s official entry to the Oscars.
Beautiful old Bollywood movie poster of the hit Hindi film Pakeezah (1972) for sale.
This is an actual vintage poster of the 1972 epic film directed by perfectionist Kamal Amrohi that won critical acclaim and is remembered till date for its memorable footprint on the history of Indian cinema.
Pakeezah reportedly took 14 years to make due to the separation between lead actress Meena Kumari (Tragedy Queen of Bollywood) and director Kamal Amrohi in 1964. The two decided to separate after twelve years of marriage, leaving the film stalled midway. The film was reportedly restarted in 1969 and finally completed in 1972.
Printed and circulated several years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the 1980s/1990s), this movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the re-release of the film but never ended up being used.
In the poster, the lead protagonist of the film, Meena Kumari is seen in her spectacular best in an iconic dancing pose. This scene is captured through a still photograph from the film, which has been pasted on to the poster. A small cut out of the lead actor Raaj Kumar is seen on the bottom. The typography used in this poster is in English, with the title translated in Devanagari Hindi as well as Urdu.
Pakeezah (Pure) is a 1972 hit Hindi film, written and directed by Kamal Amrohi, which tells the story of a prostitute with a pure heart. Tragedy Queen of Bollywood, Meena Kumari played the lead role in the film. The film’s music composed by Naushad went on to become a rage throughout the nation.
In particular, “Chalte Chalte” & “Inhi Logon Ne” sung by Lata Mangeshkar are considered all time classics and played till today.