Very rare, original hand painted Bollywood poster of the Raj Kapoor hit, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai (1960) for sale.
This is an actual surviving poster of the 1960 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 actress Padmini.
This black and white Bollywood poster was printed and circulated several years after the first release of the film (Somewhere in the early 1970s) and was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai is widely remembered for its title song, which became a patriotic anthem of sorts and is played till today.
This black and white Hindi movie poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas, making it very collectable. The artist captures Raj Kapoor holding a lantern. The title of the film appears on the right in Devanagari Hindi font, with an appearance of shadows created by the lit lantern on the top creating a somewhat 3D effect.
Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai (Nation Where The River Ganges Flows) is a hit 1960 Hindi film produced by Raj Kapoor starring him in the lead role. The other cast of the film includes Pran and Padmini.
The film bagged many prestigious awards at the National Film Awards as well as the Filmfare Awards. Songs from the film, in particular the title track, are fondly remembered till today.