Original Bollywood poster of the highly acclaimed Hindi film, 1942: A Love Story (1994) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster of the 1994 movie directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra starring Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa and Pran in pivotal roles.
Printed and circulated during the initial first release of the film (early 1990s), this Bollywood film poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Bollywood poster features a stunning image of the lead couple Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koirala in a passionate embrace.
1942: A Love Story was one of the first Bollywood films to be given a U/A rating as it featured a kissing scene, which was deemed by the censor board as inappropriate for young children. It is this very kissing scene featuring Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koirala that is depicted in a large photographic still in this old Bollywood poster.
1942: A Love Story is a landmark film in Indian cinema, making this Bollywood poster highly collectible!
The period film was set in the year 1942, at a time when India was under British rule. The award winning, timeless music of the film was composed by one of the greatest music directors in the history of Indian cinema, Rahul Dev Burman (RD Burman aka Pancham Da).
1942: A Love Story was released after the demise of master music composer RD Burman. He was awarded posthumously for his brilliant compositions in the film, winning his third and last Filmfare Award. The film was the first Bollywood movie to use Dolby Sound and became a milestone in sound engineering, paving the way for use of the format in subsequent films.
The film’s highly acclaimed music composed by music director R.D. Burman with lyrics by Javed Akhtar bagged several Filmfare Awards. Songs from the film, most notably “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh” and “Kuch Na Kaho” are fondly remembered and played till today.