Old Bollywood poster for sale of the blockbuster hit Hindi film, Waqt (1965).
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster for sale of the 1965 Hindi film that was produced by B. R. Chopra and directed by Yash Chopra.
Waqt is credited with pioneering the concept of multi star casts in Indian cinema. It’s ensemble cast included the likes of Sunil Dutt, Raaj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Sadhana, Balraj Sahni, Madan Puri, Sharmila Tagore, Achala Sachdev and Rehman.
The film bagged several awards, most notable of them including the Filmfare Best Director Award (Yash Chopra) and the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award (Raaj Kumar). Waqt was shortlisted by the BFI in their list of films to consider for the top ten Indian films award, making this vintage Bollywood poster highly collectible!
This vintage Bollywood poster was designed and printed for publicity of the film a few years after its original first release (somewhere in the late 1960s).
This old Bollywood poster for sale was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a poster art studio in Delhi called Saraswati Arts. Stunning hand painted portraits of Shashi Kapoor, Raaj Kumar and Sadhana are seen on the top of this Waqt movie poster. A large close up of Sunil Dutt is seen in a brilliant hand painted rendition in the center. Smaller portraits of Sharmila Tagore and Balraj Sahni are seen below. A large close up of Raaj Kumar smoking a cigarette is seen on the bottom right hand corner of this Waqt movie poster.
Waqt (1965) rekindled the age old lost-and-reunited formula that had been continuing since the early 1940s in Bollywood (first used in Kismat that released in 1943). The film is fondly remembered for its iconic song, “Ae Meri Zohra Jabeen,” sung by Manna Dey which is played till today.
Vintage Indian mythology poster for sale of the old Bollywood movie, Sampoorna Ramayana (1961).
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster for sale of the 1961 Indian mythology film that was directed by the pioneer of special effects in Indian cinema, Babubhai Mistry.
This Indian mythology poster was originally designed and printed for publicity of the film somewhere in the late 1960s but never ended up being used.
Sampoorna Ramayana was an Indian mythology film that chronicled the story of Lord Ram.
This Indian mythology poster was originally hand drawn on canvas by a small time art studio in Kolkata giving it a very quirky appearance. Lord Ram and Sita are seen prominently in this Indian mythology poster in hand drawn portraits. Lord Hanuman and the evil ten-headed Ravana are seen in the background in smaller portraits. A vibrant red background is seen in this old Bollywood poster for sale giving it a very catchy appearance. The combination of yellow portraits set against a red background set an interesting contrast in this Indian mythology poster.
Extremely rare hand painted original vintage Bollywood movie poster of the classic Hindi film, Raat Ke Rahi (1959) for sale.
This is an actual surviving publicity poster of the 1959 old Bollywood movie which featured the “Elvis Presley of India,” Shammi Kapoor in the lead role.
Raat Ke Rahi was among one of the early Bollywood movies to be made with a Christian centric theme, making this poster highly collectible!
Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1950s), this old hand painted Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster was originally hand painted on canvas by a leading Bollywood movie poster art studio, making it very collectable.
The poster features a stunning close up portrait of Shammi Kapoor. Lead actress Jabeen appears in a smaller hand painted portrait alongside wearing a bullet bra.
Raat Ke Rahi was an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s novel Jamaica Inn and was shot in Goa.