Old school Bollywood poster of the hit Hindi film Asli-Naqli (1962) for sale.
Featured here is a rare surviving old Bollywood poster for sale of the black and white Hindi movie Asli-Naqli. Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, the film starred Dev Anand, Sadhana Shivdasani and Sandhya Roy in pivotal roles.
Printed and circulated several years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the 1980s), this old school Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Asli Naqli was one of the early successes of noted film director Hrishikesh Mukherjee, making this old Bollywood poster highly collectible!
This old school Bollywood poster was originally designed in oil on canvas format by a small time art studio in Kolkata, giving it a very quirky appearance. The artwork is typical of old school Bollywood posters of the past.
Dev Anand is seen prominently in the poster wearing his trademark cap in a very quirky hand drawn avatar. Sadhana appears alongside in an equally quirky hand drawn portrait. This old school Bollywood poster features a slogan at the bottom that reads, “Old is Gold” to capitalize on screening the black and white film in an era of color films. The use of bright yellow and red colors gives this old school Bollywood poster a stunning visual appearance.
Asli Naqli is fondly remembered for its amazing soundtrack composed by Shankar Jaikishan. A song from the film “Tera Mera Pyar Amar” sung by Lata Mangeshkar is played till today.
Very rare vintage Bollywood poster for sale of the cult Guru Dutt film, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962).
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood poster for sale of the 1962 classic Hindi film that featured one of the greatest filmmakers of Indian cinema, Guru Dutt in the lead role opposite actresses Waheeda Rehman and Meena Kumari.
Based on a Bengali novel, Shaheb Bibi Golam by Bimal Mitra, the film was a massive critical and commercial success and has over the years garnered cult status. Meena Kumari’s performance as an alcoholic lonely wife in the film is often credited as one of the finest acting performances in the history of Indian cinema.
Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam won four Filmfare Awards, including the Best Movie award and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 13th Berlin International Film Festival. The film was also chosen as India’s official entry to the Oscars, making this Guru Dutt poster highly collectible!
Printed and circulated somewhere in the 1960s, this old Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This beautifully hand painted Bollywood poster features a stunning portrait of Guru Dutt and actress Meena Kumari locked in a passionate gaze on the top. A vintage alcohol jug at the bottom overlapping Meena Kumari’s portrait suggests the plot of the film – a complicated triangle of relationships between a lonely alcoholic wife, her wealthy husband and their servant.
Hand painted Bollywood poster of the old Hindi film, The Burning Train (1980) for sale.
This is an actual surviving hand painted Hindi movie poster of the 1980 action drama that featured a stellar star cast comprising Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Vinod Khanna, Parveen Babi, Neetu Singh, Vinod Mehra, Jeetendra and Simi Garewal, besides others.
Printed and circulated somewhere in the 1980s, this hand painted Indian film poster was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This hand painted Bollywood movie poster was originally designed on canvas, giving it a very quirky appearance. The burning train is seen at the bottom of the poster, while quirky hand drawn portraits of the lead actors appear on the top.
Original vintage Raj Kapoor movie poster of the memorable Bollywood film, Main Nashe Mein Hoon (1959) for sale.
This is an original Bollywood poster of the 1959 Hindi film that featured the showman of Indian cinema, Raj Kapoor in the lead role along with Mala Sinha.
Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (Late 1950s), this rare Raj Kapoor movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This beautifully hand painted Bollywood poster features a stunning close up portrait of Raj Kapoor. The object of his affection appears inverted and juxtaposed over his head, signifying his obsession for her. A glass of alcohol is seen at the bottom, giving away the plot of the film. Artist Manohar’s signature is seen on the center right corner of the poster. The lettering in this old Raj Kapoor movie poster is completely in Devanagari Hindi. The title of the movie appears at the bottom along with the words, “Friends please forgive me … for I am drunk.”
Extremely rare hand painted original vintage Bollywood movie poster of the classic Hindi film, Raat Ke Rahi (1959) for sale.
This is an actual surviving publicity poster of the 1959 old Bollywood movie which featured the “Elvis Presley of India,” Shammi Kapoor in the lead role.
Raat Ke Rahi was among one of the early Bollywood movies to be made with a Christian centric theme, making this poster highly collectible!
Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1950s), this old hand painted Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster was originally hand painted on canvas by a leading Bollywood movie poster art studio, making it very collectable.
The poster features a stunning close up portrait of Shammi Kapoor. Lead actress Jabeen appears in a smaller hand painted portrait alongside wearing a bullet bra.
Raat Ke Rahi was an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s novel Jamaica Inn and was shot in Goa.
Quirky hand painted old Bollywood poster of the hit Hindi film Dil Hi To Hai (1963) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage poster of the film Dil Hi To Hai, which featured the greatest entertainer of all time in Bollywood, Raj Kapoor (also known as The Show Man of Indian cinema) in the lead role opposite Nutan.
The film is widely remembered for its blockbuster song “Laga Chunari Mein Daag,” which is played till today.
Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film, this quirky hand drawn old Bollywood movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the re-release of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster was originally designed on a hand drawn canvas by a small time poster art studio in Delhi, making it very collectable. A large hand painted portrait of Raj Kapoor smoking a cigarette is seen on the top of the poster, with a demure looking Nutan on the opposite side. The title of the film is seen intertwined with a red heart (Dil translated to English means heart). Typography in English, Devanagari Hindi as well as Urdu is seen used on the poster.
Dil Hi To Hai is a 1963 Hindi film starring Raj Kapoor and Nutan in lead roles. The Bollywood movie is based on the story of an impoverished widowed Hindu nanny who raises an abused and abandoned Muslim child.
The film is remembered mostly for its blockbuster song sung by Manna Dey, “Laga Chunari Mein Daag Chupaoo Kaise.”