1942: A Love Story


Bollywood poster for sale of the highly acclaimed Hindi film, 1942: A Love Story (1994).

This is an actual surviving old Hindi movie poster of the 1994 film directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra starring Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa and Pran in pivotal roles.

Printed and circulated during the initial first release of the film (early 1990s), this old Hindi film poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.

This old Hindi film poster features a stunning image of actor Jackie Shroff engaged in battle.

1942: A Love Story is a landmark film in Indian cinema, making this old Hindi movie poster highly collectible!

The period film was set in the year 1942, at a time when India was under British rule. The award winning, timeless music of the film was composed by one of the greatest music directors in the history of Indian cinema, Rahul Dev Burman (RD Burman aka Pancham Da).

1942: A Love Story was released after the demise of master music composer RD Burman. He was awarded posthumously for his brilliant compositions in the film, winning his third and last Filmfare Award. The film was the first Bollywood movie to use Dolby Sound and became a milestone in sound engineering, paving the way for use of the format in subsequent films.

The film’s highly acclaimed music composed by music director R.D. Burman with lyrics by Javed Akhtar bagged several Filmfare Awards. Songs from the film, most notably “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh” and “Kuch Na Kaho” are fondly remembered and played till today.

1942: A Love Story  was one of the first Bollywood films to be given a U/A rating as it featured a kissing scene, which was deemed by the censor board as inappropriate for young children.

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Film 1942: A Love Story
Release 1994
Cast Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa & Pran
Print Date Early 1990s
Size 40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or single sheet)
Condition ★★★ Average
Rarity Rare
Folds Two
Artwork Photographic
Printer Dnyansagar Litho Press Bombay
Material Paper
Frame Not included
Packing Rolled into unbreakable tube


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