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).