Original Mughal-e-Azam poster for sale of the 2004 color re-release of the epic 1960 black and white film.
Mughal-e-Azam is the first full length black and white feature film in the history of Indian cinema to be colorized for a theatrical re-release. The film’s color version was released theatrically on 12 November 2004, with a digital reworked soundtrack.
Printed and circulated in 2004, this glossy Mughal-e-Azam poster was originally designed for publicity of the color re-release of the film but never ended up being used.
This glossy Mughal-e-Azam poster features a stunning photograph of Bollywood’s eternal beauty queen, Madhubala. A beautiful gold motif border is seen adorning the sides of this Madhubala poster.
Mughal-e-Azam stars Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Madhubala in lead roles and has the distinction of being the most expensive Hindi film ever made in Indian cinema. It is consistently ranked in polls as the greatest Hindi film ever made in Indian cinematic history.
Mughal-e-Azam held the coveted title of ‘highest grossing Hindi film of all time’ for a full 15 years after its first black and white release in 1960, making this color re-release poster very collectible!
Directed by K. Asif and produced by Shapoorji Pallonji, Mughal-e-Azam is an epic film unanimously regarded as a milestone in Indian cinema. The soundtrack of the film is credited as one of the best in the history Bollywood and continues to be played till today.