Original vintage Raj Kapoor film poster of the Bollywood movie Aah (1953) for sale.
This is an actual surviving publicity poster of the 1953 black and white Bollywood movie which featured the greatest entertainer of all time in Bollywood, Raj Kapoor (also known as The Show Man of Indian cinema) in the lead role opposite Nargis.
The film is widely remembered for its blockbuster song “Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat,” which is played till today, making this Raj Kapoor film poster highly collectible.
This vintage Raj Kapoor film poster was printed and circulated during the first release of the film (1950s). Originally designed for publicity of the film, this old hand painted Bollywood poster never ended up being used.
The poster bears Bollywood poster artist Manohar’s signature style. A fabulous portrait of Raj Kapoor and Nargis is seen at the bottom illuminated with the warmth of a candle in between them. Lyrics of popular songs from the film are seen on the top left of the poster surrounded by musical notes – with “Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat” finding mention right on the top.
Aah is a 1953 black and white Bollywood romantic Hindi film starring Raj Kapoor and Nargis in lead roles. The film was produced by Raj Kapoor and directed by Raja Nawathe. This was Nawathe’s first independent directorial venture after working as assistant director to Raj Kapoor in Aag (1948), Barsaat (1949) and Awaara (1951).
Although the film didn’t really make waves at the box office, its music composed by Shankar Jaikishan became very popular. The song “Raja Ki Aayegi Baarat” is remembered till today.