Old Bollywood pressbook of the hit Hindi film Guddi (1971) for sale.
This is an actual surviving rare Bollywood old pressbook of the 1971 comedy directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee that starred Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan in the lead role.
Printed and circulated a few years after the original first release of Guddi in 1971, this rare Bollywood old pressbook was distributed to cinema audiences outside movie halls that actually screened the film.
Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan received a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress for Guddi and the film was a milestone in her career, making this rare Bollywood old pressbook highly collectible!
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.
Guddi is a 1971 Bollywood comedy directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and written by Gulzar. It starred Dharmendra, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan and Utpal Dutt in lead roles. The film provided a rare behind-the-scenes look at the Bollywood industry in Bombay during the late 1960s and early 1970s and featured cameos from several superstars of the time including Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna.