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.
Rare surviving set of vintage Satyajit Ray movie stills of the Bengali movie Kapurush O Mahapurush (1965) for sale.
This is an actual surviving set of old Satyajit Ray movie stills of the 1965 film Kapurush O Mahapurush that was written and directed by India's finest filmmaker. Music for the film Kapurush O Mahapurush was composed by Satyajit Ray himself.
Kapurush O Mahapurush is believed to be Satyajit Ray's first Bengali film to be dubbed and released in Hindi, making this set of old Satyajit Ray movie stills highly collectible!
Printed and circulated a few years after the original Bengali release of the film (late 1960s), this set of eight Satyajit Ray movie stills was printed for publicity of the film inside a cinema hall.
These old black and white Satyajit Ray movie stills were actually used inside a cinema foyer that screened Kapurush O Mahapurush! The corners of this Satyajit Ray movie stills set display visible pin hole markings – tell tale signs of being pinned on the notice board of a movie theater.