Afsana

$429.47

Extremely rare, minimal Bollywood poster of the old Hindi film Afsana (1966) for sale.

This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood poster of the 1966 Bollywood movie that starred Ashok Kumar, Pradeep Kumar, Padmini & Helen. Printed and circulated somewhere during the first release of the film, this movie poster is an excellent example of the minimalist movement in hand painted Bollywood poster design.

This minimal Bollywood poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas, making it very collectible. The Bollywood poster artist has chosen a very minimalistic approach in hand painting this poster. The typography used in this poster is entirely in English except for the title translated in Devanagari Hindi & Urdu.

This poster has been marked as “Rarest of the rare” as no other copies of the same are known to exist.

This vintage Bollywood poster has been professionally restored by an expert paper archivist. It has been backed on cotton using a thorough acid-free conservation and restoration process. Minor paper loss has been adequately filled which make no noticeable difference to the display quality of the poster when seen from a viewing distance.

Afsana (Story of Love) is a 1966 Hindi film starring Ashok Kumar (fondly referred to as “Dadamuni”) – one of the most iconic and popular actors in pre-independence India. The film tells the story of a misogynist who eventually falls in love with a woman.

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Description

Film Afsana (English translation: Story)
Release 1966
Cast Ashok Kumar, Pradeep Kumar, Padmini & Helen
Print Date 1960s
Size 30″x20″ inches (Half sheet)
Condition ★★ Restored for Display
Rarity Rarest
Folds Two
Artwork Hand painted / Hand drawn
Printer Oriental Offset & Litho Works Bombay
Material Paper
Frame Not included
Packing Rolled into unbreakable tube

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