Old Bollywood poster for sale of the blockbuster hit Hindi film, Waqt (1965).
This is an actual surviving old 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 old Bollywood poster highly collectible!
This old 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 features an interesting collage of still images of the lead cast. Actor Raaj Kumar is seen at the center of this Waqt movie poster flanked by Sunil Dutt and Sadhana on either side. Shashi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore are seen in smaller photographic stills at the bottom 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.
Old Bollywood poster for sale of the classic courtroom drama, Yeh Rastey Hain Pyaar Ke (1963)
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the 1963 Hindi film that featured Sunil Dutt and Leela Naidu in lead roles.
Yeh Rastey Hain Pyaar Ke was Sunil Dutt’s debut production, making this old Bollywood poster highly collectible!
Printed and circulated during the first release run of the film (early 1960s), this old Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Bollywood poster was originally hand painted on canvas by a leading poster design studio in Bombay. A stunning painting of the lead couple locked in a passionate embrace is seen set against a red background in this poster.
The plot of Yeh Rastey Hain Pyaar Ke was based on the sensational K.J. Nanavati adultery and murder case. The shocking twists and turns of the real life story and court case that ensued inspired three films on the subject. Yeh Rastey Hain Pyaar Ke was the first film to turn the story from real to reel life. The other two films were Achanak (1973) and the Akshay Kumar starrer, Rustom (2016).
Old Bollywood poster for sale of the classic Hindi film Badle Ki Aag (1982).
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster of the 1982 Hindi film produced and directed by Raj Khosla starring Sunil Dutt, Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Reena Roy, Sarika and Smita Patil in prominent roles.
Printed and circulated a few months after the first release of the film (somewhere in the early 1980s), this old Bollywood poster for sale was designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Bollywood poster for sale was originally hand painted on canvas by one of the greatest Bollywood movie poster painters of all time, Pandit Ram Kumar Sharma, making it highly collectible.
The printed signature of Bollywood poster painter Pandit Ram Kumar Sharma is seen on the bottom left hand corner of this old Bollywood poster. This hand painted old Bollywood poster bears the signature traits of Ram Kumar Sharma’s fantastic compositions and spectacular brush work. A stunning portrait of actor Dharmendra is seen hand painted in broad visible brush strokes, giving him a macho, larger than life appearance. Actress Reena Roy is seen alongside painted in softer tones. An action scene comprising galloping horses is captured on the top with rough brush strokes in this old Bollywood poster.
The villain of the film Shakti Kapoor who essays the role of Dacoit Kallu is seen painted in a dark gray tone at the bottom, signifying evil. The film’s title appears in stunning 3D styled typography at the bottom of this old Bollywood poster for sale.
Minimal retro Bollywood poster of the old Hindi film Milan (1967) for sale.
This is an actual surviving Bollywood movie poster of the award winning 1967 classic Hindi film, which featured Sunil Dutt and Nutan in lead roles.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the 1970s), this retro Bollywood movie poster was designed for publicity of the re-release of the film but never ended up being used.
This old handmade Bollywood movie poster features a large photographic still of beautiful Bollywood actress Nutan in the background. Lead actor Sunil Dutt is seen steering a boat in the foreground in a smaller still photo.
Milan is a 1967 hit Hindi film starring Sunil Dutt, Nutan & Jamuna. The film won accolades for its music composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. It is fondly remembered as one of the earliest films in Indian cinema to weave a story around the subject of reincarnation.
Beautiful hand painted vintage Bollywood movie poster of the Hindi film Beti Bete (1964) for sale.
This is an actual surviving publicity poster of the 1964 film, which featured Sunil Dutt, Saroja Devi, Jamuna & Mehmood.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the early 1970s), this artistic hand painted old Bollywood movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster was originally designed on a hand drawn canvas by a leading Bollywood movie poster art studio, making it very collectable. The poster features very accurate hand drawn portraits of lead actors Sunil Dutt and Mehmood.
Typography used in the poster is entirely in Devanagari Hindi except for a translated title in English.
Beti Bete (1964) is a Bollywood comedy drama featuring Sunil Dutt, Saroja Devi, Jamuna & Mehmood.
Large hand painted Bollywood movie poster of the hit Hindi film Shaan (1980) for sale.
This is an actual surviving original two sheet Bollywood poster of the 1980 classic Hindi film which featured the greatest superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role.
This vintage two sheet poster measures a stunning 60″x40″ inches in size when its two individual sheets are joined or pasted together. The poster comprises two separate single sheets, each measuring 40″x30″ inches.
Printed and circulated several years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1980s), this old Hindi film two sheet poster was designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This large Bollywood poster was originally designed on a hand drawn canvas by a small time art studio in Kolkata, further increasing its collectible as well as quirk quotient.
In this old hand painted Bollywood movie poster, a large hand painted portrait of superstar Amitabh Bachchan holding a gun is seen on the center, with supporting actors Shashi Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha on his either side. A quirky hand drawn mugshot of Sunil Dutt appears on the bottom left of the poster. Bollywood’s infamous villain, Kulbhushan Kharbanda who played the memorable character of Shakaal in the film, is seen in a quirky hand painted avatar on the bottom right of the poster. This quirky hand drawn old Hindi film poster is set against a black background with hand painted flames appearing at the back. The title of the film appears in both English as well as Devanagari Hindi.
Two sheet posters comprise two separate individual single sheet posters measuring 40″x30″ inches each. When pasted together they line up perfectly and together form one single two sheet poster. In the attached image, there may be a slight gap visible between the two – as the images of the top and bottom half have been photographed individually and then joined together digitally. When framed or pasted, there will be no gap visible between the two sheets and the appearance of the poster would be seamless – i.e. just like a single sheet poster.
Shaan is a 1980 blockbuster Hindi film directed by Ramesh Sippy (director of the epic film Sholay). Despite having an amazing star cast, the film failed to match the success of Sholay (1975). RD Burman’s music in the film however ensured that the film became a commercial success.
Songs like “Yamma Yamma”, “Pyar Karne Waale” & “Jaanu Meri Jaan” went on to become a rage throughout the nation and are still played today.
Old Bollywood movie poster of the multi starrer Hindi film, Raaj Tilak (1984) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage poster of the 1984 film that featured an impressive star cast comprising some of the leading actors of the time.
In total, photographs of 14 stars are seen on this poster, making it one of the rare posters of its kind to feature so many faces in one single sheet movie poster!
Printed and circulated a few years after the release of the film, this old movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster was originally designed by cutting out images of actors from separate still photographs (shot on set location) and pasting them on a board. The typography is hand drawn / hand painted, which makes this poster an interesting mix of two very different design techniques.
The typography used in this poster is entirely in English except for a translation of the title on the bottom left. A still photo from a gladiator styled action scene is seen at the bottom of the poster.
Raaj Tilak is a 1984 Hindi film with a highly impressive star cast that included actors such as Kamal Hassan, Raaj Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Ranjeeta Kaur, Reena Roy, Yogeeta Bali, Sarika, Pran, Ranjeet, Raj Kiran and Ajit.
A period action film, Raaj Tilak was directed by mutli starrer specialist Rajkumar Kohli and was declared a success at the box office.
Highly collectible, hand drawn old Bollywood poster of the hit Hindi film Geeta Mera Naam (1974) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old poster of the 1974 Hindi film that featured Feroz Khan & Sunil Dutt in lead roles. Printed and circulated during the release of the film, this old Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Geeta Mera Naam is responsible for reviving the career of Sunil Dutt, whose acting career was at a standstill before this film was released. His role as a villain in the film won him mass appeal.
The anti-hero Sunil Dutt and lead protagonist Feroz Khan are seen locked in a sword fight at the bottom. A large side profile of the actress is seen painted on the left side of the poster. Typography used in the poster is primarily in English, with the film’s title translated in Devanagari Hindi as well at the bottom.
Geeta Mera Naam is a 1974 hit Hindi movie starring Sunil Dutt, Feroz Khan, Helen and Rajendranath. The film tells the story of four children who are separated at a fair and unknowingly reunite years later.