Old Bollywood poster of the super hit Hindi film, Trishul (1978) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage movie poster of the 1978 film that starred the greatest superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the 1980s), this old Amitabh movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the subsequent re-release of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster has been paper backed, i.e. glued on thick poster paper in order to safeguard it from wear and tear.
Trishul (1978) is a super hit Bollywood movie directed by Yash Chopra starring the greatest superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan. The film’s script was written by the hit writer duo Salim-Javed, and music composed by ace music director Khayyam. The film’s success at the box office prompted a subsequent remake in Tamil by Rajnikanth.
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.
Beautiful photographic vintage Bollywood movie poster of the award winning Hindi film Umrao Jaan (1981) for sale.
This is an actual poster of the 1981 film that featured Rekha in the lead role, playing the character of a courtesan. 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 this vintage Bollywood poster, the lead protagonist of the film, Rekha is seen in her spectacular best in an iconic dancing pose. A large cut out of Rekha from a still photograph has been pasted on a blank background. The typography used in this poster is primarily in English, with only the title translated in Devanagari Hindi as well as Urdu.
Umrao Jaan is a 1981 award winning Hindi film based on the Urdu novel Umrao Jaan Ada that tells the story of a famous courtesan. The film starred actress Rekha and Farooq Shaikh in lead roles.
The soundtrack of the film went on to become a rage throughout the nation. Composed by Khayyam, several songs from Umrao Jaan are considered the greatest ever penned in Bollywood. “Dil Cheez Kya Hai” and “In Aankhon Ki Masti” in particular are played till today.
Umrao Jaan went on to win several awards at the National Film Awards, primarily for its music. Rekha bagged the award for best actress of the year for her lead role in the film.
Following the success of the film, a remake was released in 2006 starring former Miss World Aishwarya Rai as Umrao Jaan.
Beautiful hand drawn original old Bollywood movie poster of the cult Hindi film Don (1978) for sale.
This is an actual surviving poster of the 1978 action film that featured the biggest superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan in a double role. The film is considered one of the most iconic movies ever made in Bollywood and finds mention among the cult films of Indian cinema. Printed and circulated several years after 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 the greatest and highest paid Bollywood movie poster artist of all time, Diwakar Karkare.
In the poster, Diwakar captures the original angry young man of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, running from the police. Zeenat Aman is shown as a much smaller figure, holding a gun at the bottom right corner. The typography used in this poster is primarily in English, with only the title translated in Devanagari Hindi on the bottom left.
Don is a 1978 blockbuster Indian action film starring the greatest superstar of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan (in a double role), Zeenat Aman, Pran, Iftekhar & Helen. The film has attained a cult status in India. Some of the film’s dialogues are regarded as the best ever in Indian cinema and have inspired countless spoofs.
Don is the story of a master criminal (Amitabh Bachchan) who has been continuously evading Interpol and is most wanted in 11 countries. The film is considered scriptwriting duo Salim-Javed’s finest masterpiece ever. Don took close to four years to complete and has managed to attain cult status in Indian cinema.
Such was the impact of the film that it continues to spawn remakes till today. Don was remade several times in different southern languages. The film was remade in 2006 with Bollywood’s current superstar Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) in the lead role of Don alongside Priyanka Chopra. The remake proved to be one of the highest grossing films of the year 2006. A sequel of the remake, Don 2 was released in 2011.
One of the best dialogues in Indian cinema of all time is the unforgettable one liner from the film, “Don Ko Pakadna Mushkil Hi Nahin. Namumkin Hai” (Its not difficult to catch Don. Its impossible).
Songs from the film went on to become smash hits, with tracks sung by Kishore Kumar like “Main Hoon Don,” “Yeh Hai Bambai Nagariya” & “Khaike Paan Banaras Wala” still played today.