Old Bollywood poster for sale of the Hindi film Unees Bees (1980).
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster for sale of the 1980 Hindi film that starred Mithun Chakraborty, Rakesh Roshan and Kader Khan in lead roles.
Printed and circulated a few years after the original first release of the film (somewhere in the 1980s), this old Bollywood movie poster for sale was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Unees Bees marked the Bollywood debut of one of the greatest playback singers in Indian cinema, Udit Narayan. The soundtrack of Unees Bees was composed by music director Rajesh Roshan who gave Udit Narayan the opportunity to sing his first Bollywood song, “Mil Gaya Mil Gaya” along with veteran singer Mohammed Rafi in the film.
Udit Narayan has sung over 30,000 songs and remains the only male playback singer in the history of the Filmfare Awards to have won awards over a period of three decades, making this old Bollywood poster highly collectible!
This old Bollywood poster was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a small time art studio in Delhi. Quirky hand drawn portraits of lead stars Mithun Chakraborty and Rakesh Roshan are seen in this old Bollywood poster. The poster is set against vibrant hand painted brush strokes with the lettering at the bottom appearing in a stunning yellow font.
Bollywood horror movie poster for sale of the old Hindi horror film, Haveli (1985).
This is an actual surviving Bollywood horror movie poster of the 1985 Hindi horror film directed by Keshu Ramsay that starred Rakesh Roshan in the lead role.
Keshu Ramsay was a part of the Ramsay Brothers group (who are considered as the kings of Bollywood horror).
Printed and circulated during the initial release run of the film (somewhere in the mid 1980s), this Bollywood horror movie poster was designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This Bollywood horror movie poster was originally designed on a canvas board using a combination of both hand painted artwork as well as still photographic collage. The murdering ghost is seen in a hand painted rendition on the right hand side of this horror movie poster with blood dripping from his mouth. Faces of the lead characters from the film are seen in a brilliant photographic collage on the left of this Bollywood horror movie poster.
The title of the film appears in radiant yellow on the top of this Bollywood horror movie poster for sale.
Old Indian movie poster for sale of the vintage Hindi film Shubh Kaamna (1983).
This is an actual surviving vintage Indian poster of the 1983 comedy drama that featured Rakesh Roshan and Rati Agnihotri in lead roles.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film in the early 1980s, this old Indian film poster for sale was printed for publicity of the movie but never ended up being used.
This Indian movie poster for sale was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a leading poster art studio in Bombay. A large sized stunning hand painted portrait of actor Rakesh Roshan is seen prominently in this poster. His close up appears painted using soft pleasing color tones. Actress Rati Agnihotri wearing a beautiful white and blue saree is seen alongside. The background is kept blank and the title is seen prominently on the top of this vintage Indian poster for sale.
Old Hindi movie poster for sale of the classic Bollywood film Zakhmee (1975).
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster for sale of the 1975 Hindi film that starred Sunil Dutt, Asha Parekh and Rakesh Roshan in pivotal roles.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1970s), this old movie poster for sale was designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old movie poster was originally hand designed in oil on canvas format by a small time poster art studio in Delhi. A large close up portrait of actor Sunil Dutt holding a bloody dagger is seen prominently on the center of this old Bollywood poster. Quirky hand drawn portraits of the other actors in action oriented poses are seen in this old Bollywood poster, suggesting the action packed theme of the film.
Old Bollywood pressbook of the Hindi film Dhanwan (1981) for sale.
This is an actual surviving rare Bollywood old pressbook of the 1981 film that starred the original superstar of Indian cinema, Rajesh Khanna in the lead role.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of Dhanwan in 1981, this rare Bollywood old pressbook was distributed to cinema audiences outside movie halls that actually screened the film.
Old Bollywood pressbooks are sometimes also referred to as Bollywood song booklets, story booklets or synopsis booklets. They contain the lyrics of songs from the film in Hindi as well as in Urdu, and were designed to give theater audiences the chance to sing along while watching their favorite songs on screen.
Rare Bollywood old pressbooks, such as the one featured here for sale provide a summary of the plot of the movie as well as full credits on the last page.
Old Bollywood pressbooks also make great small wall hangings when framed and displayed on a wall, as they feature interesting artwork of the film on the cover.