Extremely rare vintage Satyajit Ray movie poster of one of the finest films ever made in Bengali cinema, Nayak (1966) for sale.
Written and directed by master filmmaker Satyajit Ray, Nayak is a Bengali drama that starred Uttam Kumar and Sharmila Tagore in lead roles.
This Satyajit Ray masterpiece won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali in 1967, making this Nayak movie poster highly collectible!
Printed and circulated during the debut release of the film (somewhere in the mid 1960s), this is one of the rarest Satyajit Ray film posters for sale that one can buy.
The story of Nayak revolves around a successful film actor who is traveling on an overnight train to receive a national award. During the journey, he ends up revealing his failures, insecurities and regrets to a young journalist who realizes that hidden behind all the glamor and stardom is a broken man. Nayak won a Golden Bear nomination for Best Film at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1966.
Before venturing into film making, Satyajit Ray worked as a commercial artist. It is widely believed that he designed the original posters of quite a few of his films himself, including the beautiful poster featured here for sale.