Old Bollywood poster for sale of the hit Hindi film Rocky (1981).
This is an actual surviving publicity poster of the 1981 film that marked the Bollywood debut of Sunil Dutt’s son, Sanjay Dutt.
Rocky was produced and directed by actor Sunil Dutt, who also played a cameo role in the film. Tina Munim Ambani played Sanjay Dutt’s love interest in Rocky, while Reena Roy, Amjad Khan, Raakhee and Shakti Kapoor played supporting characters.
Printed and circulated subsequent to the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1980s), this old Hindi movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film for a local release run in Delhi but never ended up being used.
This quirky hand drawn Bollywood poster features a large artistic rendition of actor Sanjay Dutt (who plays the pivotal role of Rocky in the film) on the top. The poster is set against a starry blue background. Tina Munim Ambani is seen lying down on a motorbike below. Smaller images of supporting actors Reena Roy, Amjad Khan and Raakhee are also seen on this Rocky Bollywood poster.
Delhi Bollywood poster painter Ranjeet’s signature is seen on the right hand corner of this Rocky Sanjay Dutt poster. The quirky manner in which the faces of the stars have been painted is typical of hand drawn Bollywood posters in Delhi.
Rocky was released only four days after the death of Sunil Dutt’s wife and Sanjay Dutt’s mother, Nargis. A seat was left vacant at the premiere of the film as a befitting tribute to her. The soundtrack of the film was composed by R D Burman and became a rage throughout the nation at the time of its release. Songs like “Doston Ko Salam,” “Aa Dekhen Zara” and “Kya Yehi Pyar Hai” are fondly remembered and played till today.
Old Bollywood poster for sale of the classic Hindi film Shoorveer (1988).
This is an actual surviving old Hindi movie poster for sale of the 1988 Bollywood film that starred Rajan Sippy, Mandakini and Deepti Naval in pivotal roles.
Printed and circulated during the initial release run of the film (somewhere in the late 1980s), this vintage Bollywood poster for sale was designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Hindi movie poster was originally hand designed in oil on canvas format by a small time art studio. The quirky hand drawn techniques of old school Bollywood poster painters is starkly evident in this old Bollywood poster.
Quirky hand painted portraits of the lead actors are seen in various poses in this vintage Bollywood poster. The hero of the film, Rajan Sippy is seen prominently in the center in a crusader like avatar. Large hand drawn faces of Mandakini, Deepti Naval, Danny Denzongpa, Suresh Oberoi and Kader Khan are seen surrounding the hero’s portrait.
The background of this old movie poster has streaks of yellow and orange, giving it a very catchy appearance.
Old Amitabh poster of the Bollywood film, Nastik (1983) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood movie poster of the 1983 film that starred the greatest superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1980s), this old Amitabh movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the subsequent re-release of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Bollywood poster features quirky hand painted artwork. A large hand painted portrait of superstar Amitabh Bachchan is seen prominently on the poster. An idol radiating divine light is painted at the top, giving away the underlying theme of the film.
This poster has been paper backed, i.e. glued on thick poster paper in order to safeguard it from wear and tear.
Nastik is a 1983 Bollywood action drama starring Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini and Pran in lead roles.