Vintage Bollywood poster for sale of the old Hindi film Rootha Na Karo (1970).
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster for sale of the 1970 Hindi film that starred Shashi Kapoor and Nanda in lead roles.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film (somewhere in 1970), this vintage Bollywood poster was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Rootha Na Karo was a romantic thriller that featured the most handsome actor in Bollywood, Shashi Kapoor as the lead protagonist.
This old Bollywood poster was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by one of the most sought after Bollywood poster artists of his time, C. Mohan, making it highly collectible.
Bollywood poster artist C. Mohan’s signature style of using minimalist design techniques coupled with stunningly realistic hand painted portraits of the actors is seen in this vintage Bollywood poster. Set against a plain white background, the poster creates an immediate visual impact owing largely to its minimalist design.
Artist C. Mohan’s original signature appears on the bottom right of the poster.
Old Indian movie poster for sale of the classic Hindi film Teen Devian (1965).
This is an actual surviving old Indian poster of the 1965 Hindi film that starred Dev Anand, Simi Garewal, Nanda and Kalpana in lead roles.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1960s / early 1970s), this vintage Indian poster for sale was designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This Indian movie poster for sale was originally designed on a canvas board using a collage of still photographs pasted against a hand painted background. The printed signature of noted Bollywood poster designer Manohar is seen on the bottom right corner of this old Indian film poster.
The evergreen star of Bollywood, Dev Anand is seen in a large still photo wearing his trademark hat. His three love interests are seen in smaller photographic stills around him. Hearts entwined in musical notes are seen running across the background of this vintage Indian poster for sale.
Old Bollywood movie poster of the Hindi film Raja Saab (1969) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster for sale of the 1969 Hindi film that starred Shashi Kapoor and Nanda in lead roles.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film (late 1960s), this old Bollywood poster for sale was designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Bollywood poster was originally hand painted on canvas by the most expensive and sought after Bollywood poster painter of his time, Diwakar Karkare – the owner of Studio Diwakar.
Diwakar’s printed signature is seen on the bottom left hand corner of this old Bollywood poster. In this old movie poster, master Bollywood poster painter Diwakar has chosen a very minimal and simplistic approach.
For an Indian film that was released in the 1960s, the poster features a daring design. Lead couple Shashi Kapoor and Nanda are seen in a somewhat compromising pose in this old Bollywood poster for sale.
Old Bollywood movie poster of the Hindi film, Dhool Ka Phool (1959) for sale.
This is an actual surviving original vintage Bollywood movie poster of the 1959 Hindi film that was produced by B. R. Chopra and directed by the “King of Bollywood Romance,” Yash Chopra.
Dhool Ka Phool marked the debut of Yash Chopra as director, making this poster highly collectible!
After working as an assistant director for several B. R. Chopra films like Naya Daur, Yash Chopra went on to begin his directorial career with Dhool Ka Phool. The film was based on a national integration theme and featured the classic song, “Tu Hindu banega na Musalman banega, Insaan ki aulaad hai Insaan banega.”
Printed and circulated during the first release run of the film (late 1950s), 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 greatest Bollywood poster designers of his time, V.G. Parchure of Pamart Studio. A stunning hand painted portrait of the lead couple Rajendra Kumar and Mala Sinha in a romantic pose is seen prominently on the poster. The poster is set against a red background.
Originally hand painted on canvas by master Bollywood poster painter V.G. Parchure, this vintage Bollywood poster bears his printed signature in the name of his art studio on the bottom right.
Hand painted vintage Bollywood poster of the Hindi film Chhoti Bahen (1959) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old poster of the 1959 Bollywood movie that was made in black and white. Starring actress Nanda, this poster was printed and circulated several years after the first release of the film (1970s). This hand painted old Bollywood movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
The poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas and 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. Large and realistic hand painted portraits of the lead actors are seen at the top. The poster features a distinctly feminine hand (seen wearing bangles) tying the bond of protection called “rakhi” on a male hand. This is symbolic to the Raksha Bandhan festival celebrated in India wherein a sister ties a bond of protection or a “rakhi” on her brother’s wrist. The typography used in this poster is entirely in Devanagari Hindi except for a translated English title on the bottom left.
Chhoti Bahen (Younger Sister) is a 1959 Hindi film that stars Nanda in the title role, and Balraj Sahni, Shyama and Rehman. The film is about two brothers doting over their younger sister. The music of the film is composed by the highly successful composer duo in Bollywood, Shankar-Jaikishan.