Old hand painted Bollywood pressbook of the Hindi film Yaadgaar (1984) for sale.
This is an actual surviving press book of the 1984 Hindi film that featured Kamal Haasan, Poonam Dhillon & Sanjeev Kumar in lead roles.
Printed and circulated during the first release of the film, this old hand painted Bollywood pressbook was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Old Hindi film press books are sometimes also referred to as 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. Old Hindi film synopsis booklets provide a further additional step of information – summarizing the plot of the movie as well as the star cast.
Old Hindi film press books, such as the one featured here for sale, make great small wall hangings when framed and displayed on a wall, as they feature interesting artwork of the film on the cover.
This old Hindi film press booklet was designed using hand painted techniques on canvas, making it highly collectible! It features brilliantly hand painted artwork both on the front as well as the back of the booklet.
Yaadgar (Memorable) is a 1984 Hindi film starring Kamal Haasan, Poonam Dhillon & Sanjeev Kumar. Music for the film was composed by Bappi Lahiri.