Very rare original vintage Bollywood poster of the 1970 Hindi film directed by Raj Kapoor, Mera Naam Joker for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the 1970 film that was produced and directed by the showman of Indian cinema, Raj Kapoor.
This film, like many others released under the banner of RK Productions, starred Raj Kapoor in the lead role. In this classic, Raj Kapoor essayed the role of a circus clown who must make his audience laugh at the cost of his own sorrows. Mera Naam Joker also marked the debut of Rishi Kapoor, making this poster highly collectible.
Printed and circulated somewhere during the first release of the film (Late 1960s), this Mera Naam Joker movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This Bollywood poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas, making it highly collectable. A stunning close up portrait of Raj Kapoor over painted with a knife to add a rugged texture is seen on the left of this Mera Naam Joker film poster. His love interest, Russian actress Kseniya Ryabinkina appears in a beautiful hand painted avatar alongside.
Mera Naam Joker reportedly took six years to make and was funded by Raj Kapoor’s personal savings. The film was declared a flop at the box office but has attained cult status over the years and earned the praise of critics.