Set of two old Bollywood movie still photos of the hit Raj Kapoor film, Chori Chori (1956) for sale.
This is an actual surviving set of old Bollywood lobby cards of the 1956 Hindi film that featured the Showman of Indian cinema, Raj Kapoor in the lead role opposite Nargis.
Chori Chori was the last film that featured the hit pair of Nargis and Raj Kapoor together, making this old Bollywood still photo set highly collectible.
Printed and circulated somewhere in the late 1950s, this old Bollywood movie lobby card set was designed and printed for publicity of the film inside a cinema hall.
These beautiful black and white Bollywood still photos were actually used inside a theater that screened Chori Chori. The four corners of the lobby cards feature punched holes and display tell tale sings of being pinned on the notice board of a movie theater.
This old Bollywood movie lobby card was designed by taking an iconic still photograph from the film (shot on set location) and mounting it on a board. Two key scenes from the film are captured in this set of two old Bollywood movie still photos.
The music of Chori Chori composed by Shankar Jaikishan was a stupendous success. Tracks like “Yeh Raat Bheegi Bheegi” sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Manna Dey are fondly remembered and played till today. The film inspired an unofficial remake in 1991 called “Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin” directed by Mahesh Bhatt, starring Aamir Khan and Pooja Bhatt.
Black and white old Bollywood photo stills of the Hindi film, Deedar (1951) for sale.
This is an actual surviving set comprising three old Bollywood lobby cards of the 1951 hit that starred the ultimate method actor Dilip Kumar in the lead role opposite Nargis.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (1950s), this set of three old Bollywood black and white pictures was printed for publicity of the film inside a cinema hall but never ended up being used.
Old Bollywood movie still photo of the Raj Kapoor cult classic, Shree 420 (1955) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood lobby card of the Hindi film Shree 420 (translated as Mr. 420 and sometimes also spelled as Shri 420).
Shree 420 is a 1955 Bollywood classic directed and produced by the Showman of Indian cinema Raj Kapoor, featuring him in a leading role opposite Nargis. Printed and circulated somewhere in the 1950s, this old Bollywood lobby card was designed and printed for publicity of the film inside theaters.
This beautiful vintage Bollywood movie lobby card was actually used inside a theater that screened Shree 420. The four corners of the lobby card feature punched holes and display tell tale sings of being pinned on the notice board of a movie theater.
The “Pyar hua ikrar hua” image depicting Raj Kapoor and Nargis singing and dancing under a shared umbrella in pouring rain is regarded as one of the most iconic images in Bollywood, making this old Bollywood still photo highly collectible!
An iconic scene from Shree 420 depicting Raj Kapoor and Nargis holding an umbrella on a rainy night, singing the blockbuster hit song, “Pyar hua ikrar hua” is seen in this old Bollywood movie still.
Shree 420 is widely regarded as a classic in Indian cinema. Raj Kapoor is remembered as the greatest showman in Indian cinema – an all rounder who produced, directed as well as starred in some of the leading films of his time.
In Shree 420, Raj Kapoor’s character is heavily influenced by Charlie Chaplin’s “little tramp”, similar to his character in a film that released four years prior in 1951 called Awaara. The film has to its credit some of the greatest songs ever made in Bollywood such as “Mera Joota Hai Japani” (My shoes are Japanese), which went on to become a patriotic symbol of the newly independent India. In India, Shree 420 became the highest grossing film of the year (1955). In Russia, Shree 420 received mass appeal and made Raj Kapoor a household name.