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.
Original Bollywood poster of the highly acclaimed Hindi film, 1942: A Love Story (1994) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster of the 1994 movie directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra starring Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa and Pran in pivotal roles.
Printed and circulated during the initial first release of the film (early 1990s), this Bollywood film poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Bollywood poster features a stunning image of the lead couple Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koirala in a passionate embrace.
1942: A Love Story was one of the first Bollywood films to be given a U/A rating as it featured a kissing scene, which was deemed by the censor board as inappropriate for young children. It is this very kissing scene featuring Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koirala that is depicted in a large photographic still in this old Bollywood poster.
1942: A Love Story is a landmark film in Indian cinema, making this Bollywood poster highly collectible!
The period film was set in the year 1942, at a time when India was under British rule. The award winning, timeless music of the film was composed by one of the greatest music directors in the history of Indian cinema, Rahul Dev Burman (RD Burman aka Pancham Da).
1942: A Love Story was released after the demise of master music composer RD Burman. He was awarded posthumously for his brilliant compositions in the film, winning his third and last Filmfare Award. The film was the first Bollywood movie to use Dolby Sound and became a milestone in sound engineering, paving the way for use of the format in subsequent films.
The film’s highly acclaimed music composed by music director R.D. Burman with lyrics by Javed Akhtar bagged several Filmfare Awards. Songs from the film, most notably “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh” and “Kuch Na Kaho” are fondly remembered and played till today.
Bollywood poster of the cult Hindi film, Lagaan (2001) for sale.
This is an actual surviving original Bollywood poster of the blockbuster 2001 period film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker that starred Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh and British actors Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne in lead roles.
An Indian epic sports-drama, Lagaan became the third Indian film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film after Mother India (1957) and Salaam Bombay! (1988), making this Bollywood movie poster highly collectible!
Lagaan received critical acclaim and bagged eight National Film Awards, nine Filmfare Awards, nine Screen Awards and ten IIFA Awards. It was included in Empire Magazine's “100 Best Films of World Cinema,” Time Magazine's “All-TIME 25 Best Sports Movies” and was also the only Indian film to be listed on Channel 4's “50 Films to See Before you Die.”
Printed and circulated somewhere during the original first release run of the film in 2001, this Bollywood poster was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Superstar Aamir Khan is seen prominently at the center of this glossy Lagaan poster. He is flanked by Gracy Singh on one side and British actress Rachel Shelley on the other. The subtitle of the film is seen at the bottom of this Bollywood movie poster with the words, “Once upon a time in India,” giving away the period setting of the film.
The highly acclaimed soundtrack of Lagaan was composed by A.R. Rahman with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. Held as one of A.R. Rahman's finest compositions, the soundtrack became a rage throughout the nation upon its release. Songs like “Mitwa” and “Chale Chalo” are fondly remembered and played till today.
Old Bollywood poster of the blockbuster Hindi film, Taal (1999) for sale.
This is an actual surviving Bollywood movie poster of the 1999 musical romance that starred Anil Kapoor (of Slumdog Millionaire fame), Akshaye Khanna and Aishwarya Rai in lead roles.
Taal was the highest grossing film of the year in overseas markets – becoming a massive success in both the US and UK. It became the first Indian film to reach the top 20 on Variety’s box office list, making this Taal movie poster highly collectible!
Taal won several Filmfare awards – most notably the Best Music Director Award for AR Rahman’s brilliant compositions in the film. Songs from the film became a rage throughout the nation at the time of the film’s release. The soundtrack of the film made it to the “Greatest Bollywood Soundtracks of All Time” list. Tracks like “Taal Se Taal Mila” and “Ramta Jogi” are counted as AR Rahman’s finest and played till today.
Printed and circulated during the initial release run of the film somewhere in the late 1990s, this old Bollywood poster was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Large photographic close ups of Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai are seen on the top in this old Bollywood poster in black and white. Akshaye Khanna is seen in a smaller still colored photograph at the bottom of this glossy Bollywood movie poster.
The title of the film appears in striking typography in Devanagari Hindi font at the bottom. This Bollywood film poster appears predominantly in black and white (except for the title and the colored photograph at the bottom).
Original Bollywood film poster for sale of the hit Hindi film Tarana (1951).
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood film poster for sale of the 1951 film Tarana which starred the ultimate method actor in Bollywood, Dilip Kumar in the lead role opposite the “Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood,” Madhubala.
Tarana was the first film to star superstars Dilip Kumar and Madhubala together, making this old Bollywood film poster highly collectible!
The legendary romance between Dilip Kumar and Madhubala began on the sets of Tarana (1951) when the two superstars were shooting together for the first time. The fairytale romance between the two finally ended on the sets of Naya Daur (1957).
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film (somewhere in the 1950s), this vintage Bollywood film poster for sale was printed for publicity of the movie but never ended up being used.
This vintage Bollywood film poster for sale was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a leading poster design studio, making it highly collectible. Dilip Kumar and Madhubala are seen locked in a passionate gaze prominently in the poster. Both portraits are stunningly hand painted, with highlights added to the faces as well as hairlines, making them stand out prominently. The two lead actors are encased inside a heart, which completes the romantic theme of this vintage Bollywood film poster for sale.
Tarana is remembered for its music composed by the pioneer of Indian orchestra music in Hindi cinema, Anil Biswas. Tracks like the popular duet sung by Talat Mehmood and Lata Mangeshkar, “Seene Mein Sulagte Hain Armaan” are fondly remembered and played till today.
Classic Bollywood film poster of the blockbuster old Hindi movie Himmatwala (1983) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old Hindi film poster of the 1983 classic Bollywood film that catapulted actress Sridevi into Bollywood stardom. Printed and circulated during the initial first release of the film (somewhere in the early 1980s), this classic Indian film poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This classic Bollywood film poster contains a stunning still photograph taken from the super hit song in the film “Nainon Mein Sapna.” Jeetendra and Sridevi are seen in an iconic dancing pose prominently in the poster.
Himmatwala (The Brave) is a 1983 action Hindi film starring Jeetendra and Sridevi. The film is credited with turning actress Sridevi into a star in Hindi cinema. The film was the highest grosser of the year it was released in and declared a blockbuster.
A couple of songs from the film composed by Bappi Lahiri became hugely popular – “Nainon Mein Sapna” (sung by Kishore Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar) and “Taki O Taki” ( sung by Kishore Kumar & Asha Bhosle).
Inspired by the huge success of the film in 1983, Sajid Khan directed a recent remake of the film starring Ajay Devgan. The remake however, released in the year 2013, was a disaster at the box office.
Original old Bollywood movie poster of the Sridevi film, Maut Ki Ladai (1989) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the 1989 Hindi drama that starred the first female superstar of Bollywood, Sridevi in the lead role.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film in the late 1980s, this old Sridevi film poster was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Sridevi film poster was originally designed using an interesting collage technique of using cutouts of still photographs. An interesting still photograph featuring Sridevi in a somewhat demure pose from the film is seen pasted prominently on the right hand side of the poster. Another large still photograph of actress Jayapradha is seen on the left of this old Sridevi film poster.
Maut Ki Ladai is a 1989 Bollywood drama starring Sridevi, Jayapradha and Krishna.