|Cast||Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Kirron Kher, Dina Pathak & Milind Gunaji|
|Print Date||Early 2000s|
|Size||40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or single sheet)|
|Condition||★★★★ Near Mint|
|Printer||Japan Art Press New Delhi|
|Packing||Rolled into unbreakable tube|
Devdas movie poster for sale.
This is an actual surviving Madhuri Dixit film poster of the 2002 blockbuster Hindi movie directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali that starred the “King of Bollywood” Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. Madhuri Dixit and Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai played supporting roles in the film.
Based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s 1917 novel by the same name, Devdas is the third Hindi film to be made on the subject and the first to be made in color.
Devdas was screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival and won a staggering five National Awards and ten Filmfare Awards, tying with Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge for the most Filmfare Awards won by a single film. Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Aishwarya Rai all won Filmfare Awards for their stellar performances in the film.
At the time of its release, Devdas was the most expensive Bollywood film ever produced. It was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film and was also India’s submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Devdas was also listed in “The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema” in 2010 by Empire magazine.
Time Magazine selected Devdas as the best film released in 2002 (worldwide) and subsequently also included it in its prestigious top 10 movies of the millennium worldwide, making this Devdas movie poster, highly collectible!
Printed and circulated subsequent to the initial release of the film, this Devdas movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
A stunning Madhuri Dixit photo wearing a saree is seen prominently in this Devdas movie poster. Typography used in this old Madhuri poster is entirely in Devanagari Hindi. The title appears in a stunning yellow font with a beautiful motif drawn below it.
The film’s central character Devdas (Shah Rukh Khan), essays the role of a wealthy law graduate who descends into alcoholism when his parents oppose his decision to marry his love interest Paro (Aishwarya Rai). Heartbroken, he turns to a prostitute for solace – Chandramukhi (Madhuri Dixit Nene).
The soundtrack of the film became a rage throughout the nation. Songs from the film such as “Maar Daala” and “Dola Re Dola” are played till today as well as watched on video for their stunning dance performances.
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