Extremely rare, old Bollywood movie poster of the Hindi film Chandrasena (1935) for sale.

This is an actual surviving original vintage Bollywood poster of the 1935 Hindi mythological drama which was produced by Prabhat Film Company and directed by legendary filmmaker, V. Shantaram.

Printed and circulated a few years after the original first release of the film (early 1940s), this old Bollywood movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.

Chandrasena is widely credited as the first film in India to make use of the trolley and generate special effects such as (flying figures and arrows), making this poster, extremely collectible!

This poster has been graded ★ As Is mainly due to stains and discoloration of the paper. The poster is in fair condition overall and has no pieces missing.

In this vintage Bollywood poster, two black and white photographic stills from key scenes in the film are seen pasted against an orange background.

The story of Chandrasena was based on an episode from the Ramayana. Several remakes of the same were produced subsequently, most notable among them being Homi Wadia’s Chandrasena that released in 1959.

Prabhat Film Company popularly known as Prabhat Films is widely regarded as one of the finest film production companies and film studios in the history of Indian cinema. It was established in 1929 (towards the end of the silent films era) by noted film director V. Shantaram, in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. The company moved to Pune in 1933, where it established its own studio and produced a total of 45 films in both Marathi and Hindi over a period of 27 years. Prabhat Film Company created a name for itself owing largely to its production excellence and social awareness themes.

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Film Chandrasena
Release 1935
Cast Nalini Tarkhad, Sureshbabu Mane, Kelkar & Azurie
Print Date Early 1940s
Size 30″x20″ inches (Half sheet)
Condition As Is
Rarity Rarest
Folds Two
Artwork Photographic
Art Studio Spa
Printer Oriental Offset & Litho Works Bombay
Material Paper
Frame Not included
Packing Rolled into unbreakable tube


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