Old Indian movie posters & vintage Bollywood Hindi film posters for sale
Old Bollywood movie poster for sale of the classic Hindi film, Aag (1948).
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster for sale of the 1948 film that was produced and directed by the “greatest showman of Indian cinema” (also known as “the Clark Gable of the Indian film industry”), Raj Kapoor.
The film starred Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Nigar Sultana, Kamini Kaushal, Shashi Kapoor and Premnath. Raj Kapoor’s youngest brother Shashi Kapoor appeared as a child artist in Aag, playing the younger version of his character.
Aag was the first film in which Raj Kapoor and Nargis appeared together, making this old Bollywood poster highly collectible!
After Aag, Raj Kapoor and Nargis appeared in another 15 films together, becoming the most iconic on screen couple in the history of Indian cinema.
Printed and circulated several years after the original first release of the film (somewhere in the 1960s), this Raj Kapoor movie poster was printed for publicity of a subsequent release of the film but never ended up being used.
This Raj Kapoor poster was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by Bollywood poster artist O.P. Bangali. Dramatic brush strokes are seen in the fiery background of this Raj Kapoor film poster. The artist depicts the showman in a rather sombre mood in a large close up portrait, with a smaller depiction of actress Nargis appearing alongside.
This Raj Kapoor Nargis poster is set against a fiery red background with eye catching typography used in the title.
Old Indian movie poster for sale of the hit Hindi film Arzoo (1950).
This is an actual surviving vintage Indian poster for sale of the 1950 film Arzoo which starred the ultimate method actor in Bollywood, Dilip Kumar in the lead role. Directed by Shaheed Latif, the film also starred Kamini Kaushal and Shashikala. Noted Anglo-Indian dancer Cuckoo Moray (known as the Rubber Girl of Hindi cinema) also portrayed a small role in the film as a dancer.
Printed and circulated a few years after the original first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1950s), this old Indian movie poster for sale was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This vintage Indian poster for sale was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a small time art studio in Kolkata, making it highly collectible. The poster displays the use of bright eccentric colors, which gives it a stunning eye catching appearance. Quirky line drawn portraits of the lead couple Dilip Kumar and Kamini Kaushal are seen in yellow, set against a red background.
As was the norm with localized posters of the era, this old Indian film poster has been designed and printed using only two colors (understandably to save on design and print costs). The combination of red and yellow makes this vintage Indian poster for sale stand out.
Old hand painted Bollywood poster of the black and white Hindi film, Night Club (1958) for sale.
This is an actual surviving original vintage Bollywood poster of the 1958 hit Hindi film that featured Ashok Kumar and Kamini Kaushal in lead roles.
Printed and circulated a few years after the original first release of the film (early 1960s), this old hand painted Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This quirky hand painted Bollywood movie poster features a woman smoking a cigarette prominently on the center – a taboo for the time, making this poster extremely unique and highly collectible! Lead actor Ashok Kumar is seen alongside wearing a police uniform in a quirky hand painted portrait.
Old hand painted Bollywood movie poster of the hit Hindi biopic, Shaheed (1965) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the 1965 biographical Hindi film based on the life of Bhagat Singh, which featured actor Manoj Kumar in the lead role.
Shaheed is considered as one of the most prominent Indian patriotic movies ever made, making this poster highly collectible. The film jump started Manoj Kumar’s Bollywood career and is responsible for earning him the moniker, “Bharat Kumar.” After the success of Shaheed, Manoj Kumar would go on to star in a series of patriotic films such as Upkar, Purab Aur Paschim and Kranti.
This old hand drawn Bollywood poster was printed and circulated during the re-release of the film in the early 1970s. Originally designed for publicity of the film, this old hand painted Bollywood poster never ended up being used.
A large hand painted side profile of Manoj Kumar is seen in this poster. An almost caricature like drawing of freedom fighters at the gallows appears alongside in this beautiful hand painted Manoj Kumar poster. The poster announces at the top, “Manoj Kumar starring in martyr Bhagat Singh’s timeless story.”
This beautiful vintage Bollywood poster has been graded as ★ As Is due to a small hole visible on the poster. Please study the accompanying image of the poster carefully before placing an order.
Shaheed is a 1965 Bollywood movie based on Bhagat Singh’s life. The film bagged numerous awards, chief among them being the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi, the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration and the National Film Award for Best Screenplay.
Beautiful hand painted old Bollywood movie poster of the memorable Hindi film Uphaar (1971) for sale.
This is an actual surviving poster of the Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan starer that was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 45th Academy Awards. Printed and circulated somewhere during the release of the film, this beautiful hand drawn old Bollywood 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, making it very collectable.
The poster features a stunning portrait of the lead actress Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, with a God-like figure of India’s greatest Nobel prize winning poet, writer and philosopher, Rabindranath Tagore in the background.
Uphaar is a 1971 Hindi film released under the banner of India’s leading production house, Rajshri Productions. The film stars Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Swarup Dutt and Kamini Kaushal. Uphaar is basically an adaption of a short story named ‘Samapti’ (The End) by India’s most iconic writer, Rabindranath Tagore. The film was selected as the Indian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 45th Academy Awards but was not accepted as a nominee.