Classic Bollywood poster of the cult Hindi film, Lagaan (2001) for sale.
This is an actual surviving original Bollywood poster of the blockbuster 2001 period film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker that starred Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh and British actors Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne in lead roles.
An Indian epic sports-drama, Lagaan became the third Indian film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film after Mother India (1957) and Salaam Bombay! (1988), making this poster highly collectible!
Lagaan received critical acclaim and bagged eight National Film Awards, nine Filmfare Awards, nine Screen Awards and ten IIFA Awards. It was included in Empire Magazine’s “100 Best Films of World Cinema,” Time Magazine’s “All-TIME 25 Best Sports Movies” and was also the only Indian film to be listed on Channel 4’s “50 Films to See Before you Die.”
Printed and circulated somewhere during the original first release of the film in 2001, this Lagaan movie poster was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Superstar Aamir Khan and British actor Paul Blackthorne are seen prominently in this glossy Lagaan movie poster. The Union Jack is seen in the background of this Lagaan movie poster. A line at the bottom “Once upon a time in India” gives away the period setting of the film.
The highly acclaimed soundtrack of Lagaan was composed by A.R. Rahman with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. Held as one of A.R. Rahman’s finest compositions, the soundtrack became a rage throughout the nation upon its release. Songs like “Mitwa” and “Chale Chalo” are fondly remembered and played till today.
Classic Indian film poster of the hit Hindi movie, Ghulam (1998) for sale.
This is an actual surviving classic Indian film poster of the 1998 drama that starred Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Deepak Tijori in lead roles.
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film (late 1990s), this classic Indian film poster was printed for publicity of the movie but never ended up being used.
Songs from the film, most notably “Aati Kya Khandala” sung by Aamir Khan and Alka Yagnik became a rage throughout the nation and are played till today, making this classic Indian film poster highly collectible!
Ghulam was awarded the Best Scene Award at the 44th Filmfare Awards for a memorable sequence in the film in which Aamir runs on a railroad track towards an oncoming train, jumping off the track at the last minute when the train is only a few feet away from running him over. Aamir Khan reportedly performed the dangerous stunt himself – jumping off the track with a narrow margin of only 1.3 seconds to spare.
The lead couple Aamir Khan and Rani Mukerji are seen in a passionate close up on the top and as a dancing couple in a smaller photographic still at the bottom of this classic Indian film poster.