Hand painted Bollywood movie poster of the blockbuster old Hindi film Himmatwala (1983) for sale.
This is an actual surviving hand drawn movie poster of the 1983 classic Bollywood film that catapulted actress Sridevi into Bollywood stardom. Printed and circulated during the initial first release of the film (somewhere in the early 1980s), this hand painted Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This hand painted Bollywood poster contains a stunning close up portrait of Jeetendra set against an orange colored background. Sridevi is seen in a hand drawn avatar holding a whip in her hand alongside. Amjad Khan is seen at the bottom of this old hand painted Bollywood movie poster in a black and white still photograph.
Himmatwala (The Brave) is a 1983 action Hindi film starring Jeetendra and Sridevi. The film is credited with turning actress Sridevi into a star in Hindi cinema. The film was the highest grosser of the year it was released in and declared a blockbuster.
A couple of songs from the film composed by Bappi Lahiri became hugely popular – “Nainon Mein Sapna” (sung by Kishore Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar) and “Taki O Taki” ( sung by Kishore Kumar & Asha Bhosle).
Inspired by the huge success of the film in 1983, Sajid Khan directed a recent remake of the film starring Ajay Devgan. The remake however, released in the year 2013, was a disaster at the box office.