Highly collectible, very rare surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the hit Hindi film Ram Balram (1980) for sale.
This is an actual surviving six sheet poster of the 1980 film that featured two of the biggest superstars in Indian cinema of the time, Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra.
Printed and circulated during the initial release of the film, this old Bollywood poster for sale was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This fabulous six sheet poster measures a stunning 120″x60″ inches (approx) in size when its six individual sheets are joined or pasted together. The poster comprises six separate single sheets, each measuring 40″x30″ inches. When pasted together they line up perfectly and together form one single six sheet poster. As shown in the photograph, there may be a slight gap visible between the six sheets – as the images have been photographed individually and then joined together digitally. When framed or pasted, there will be no gap visible between the six sheets and the appearance of the poster would be seamless – i.e. just like a single sheet poster.
This poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas by the greatest and highest paid Bollywood movie poster artist of all time, Diwakar Karkare, making it highly collectible. The poster bears the original signature of Diwakar on the bottom left corner.
This beautiful Amitabh Bachchan old movie poster was designed by the most sought after Bollywood movie poster artist in the country. It features highly accurate hand painted renditions of the two key characters in the film – angry young man Amitabh Bachchan and the most handsome Bollywood actor of the time, Dharmendra.
Released in 1980, Ram Balram starred Dharmendra as “Ram” and Amitabh Bachchan as “Balram.” Zeenat Aman and Rekha were paired opposite the two, while Ajit, Amjad Khan and Prem Chopra were cast as villains in the film. The film marked the third successful venture of Bollywood’s biggest superstars of the time, Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra, who previously were seen in Chupke Chupke and the cult classic, Sholay.
Old Bollywood poster for sale of the vintage Hindi film Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan ? (1970).
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the 1970 mystery thriller that featured the original He-Man of Bollywood, Dharmendra in the lead role opposite Babita.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film in the late 1960s, this old Bollywood poster for sale was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This vintage Bollywood poster for sale was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a leading poster art studio in Bombay. A stunning hand painted portrait of Dharmendra on his knees wooing his lady love Babita is seen in this minimalist Bollywood poster. The background is kept blank and the title is seen prominently on the left side of this old Bollywood poster for sale. The question marks appear in dull gray, giving away the mystery element of the film.
2004 re-release movie poster of the epic Hindi film Sholay (1975) for sale.
On August 13, 2004, an enhanced version of Sholay was released to coincide with its 30th anniversary in the coming year. This is an original movie poster circulated during the enhanced re-release of Sholay – the greatest film ever made in Indian cinema. Printed and circulated in 2004, this poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Yeh Dosti (This Friendship) was one of the most popular songs from the epic Bollywood movie Sholay. This Bollywood movie poster features a photo still from the song. Amitabh Bachchan & Dharmendra who play the characters of Jai and Veeru respectively, are seen riding on the iconic Sholay sidecar motor bike in this glossy movie poster.
Sholay is the highest grossing film of all time in Indian cinema and unanimously regarded as the greatest film ever made in Bollywood. Declared as the “Film of the Millennium” by BBC India in 1999, Sholay is an unforgettable classic that has become almost synonymous with 'masala' in Indian cinema. Its characters such as Jai, Veeru, Basanti, Thakur & Gabbar Singh have been etched into history. The film has an unbeaten record for running for over five consecutive years after being released. A 3-D version of this film was released in January 2014. Sholay enjoys a cult following in India and its dialogues are often quoted in various media.