Old hand painted Bollywood movie poster of the blockbuster Hindi film, Gunga Jumna (1961) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage publicity poster of the 1961 film that featured the “Tragedy King” and “Ultimate Method Actor” of Indian cinema, Dilip Kumar in the lead role.
Gunga Jumna was one of the biggest hits of the 1960s and bagged several awards. The film’s unique theme catapulted it to cult status. Many sources have ranked Gunga Jumna as a must see film and included it in the top 100 Indian cinema hall of fame, making this poster highly collectible.
Printed and circulated two decades after the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1980s), this old Bollywood movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the re-release of the film but never ended up being used.
In this hand painted Bollywood poster, Dilip Kumar is seen holding a rifle, whereas actress Vyjayanthimala appears in a dancing pose alongside.
Gunga Jumna is a 1961 Bollywood movie starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala in lead roles. The film tells the story of sibling rivalry between two brothers, Gunga and Jumna, who are divided by being on opposite sides of the law.
The film’s unique theme catapulted it to cult status and it carried its legacy forward in Bollywood by inspiring several subsequent blockbusters such as the all time classic, Deewaar.