|Neel Kamal (English translation: Blue Lotus)
|Waheeda Rehman, Raaj Kumar & Manoj Kumar
|26.5″x18″ inches (Showcard size)
|★ As Is
|Hand painted / Hand drawn
|Regimental Press Bombay
Old Bollywood movie showcard of the Hindi film, Neel Kamal (1968) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood showcard of the 1968 film that starred actress Waheeda Rehman in the lead role.
Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1960s), this old Bollywood showcard was designed and printed for publicity of the film inside a cinema hall.
Showcards were used as pin ups on notice boards inside foyers of cinema halls. Printed on photo paper, they were often mounted on cardboard to make them easy to display. This rare surviving showcard was actually issued to a cinema hall that screened the film Neel Kamal, making it highly collectible!
This old Bollywood showcard features stunning hand painted artwork. Originally designed by one of the greatest and most sought after Bollywood poster painters of his time, DR Bhosle, this old hand painted showcard displays his signature style of stunning realism and simplicity.
A large hand painted portrait of actor Manoj Kumar is seen prominently in the foreground. Waheeda Rehman and Raaj Kumar are seen in a romantic pose on the left. The printed signature of Bollywood poster artist DR Bhosle is seen on the top right hand corner of this old Bollywood showcard.
Neel Kamal is a 1968 Bollywood movie starring Waheeda Rehman, Raaj Kumar and Manoj Kumar in prominent roles.