Hum movie poster for sale! Featured here is a very rare original Bollywood movie poster of the super hit Hindi film Hum (1991).
This is an actual surviving Amitabh Bachchan film poster that featured the “Shahenshah of Bollywood” in the lead role. Hum also starred superstar Rajinikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Deepa Sahi, Shilpa Shirodkar, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher and Kader Khan in prominent roles. The crime drama was directed by Mukul S. Anand.
Printed and circulated during the debut release of the film in theaters (somewhere in 1991), this Amitabh film poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Hum was the most successful film of “One-man industry” Amitabh Bachchan before he took a hiatus of five years from Bollywood. The superstar also won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for Hum, making this very rare Amitabh movie poster, highly collectible!
This three sheet poster measures an amazing 90″x40″ inches in size when its three individual sheets are joined or pasted together. The poster comprises three separate single sheets, each measuring approximately 40″x30″ inches.
This Hum movie poster is as good as getting a life size photograph of superstar Amitabh Bachchan home! Measuring a stunning 90″x40″ inches, this poster of Amitabh Bachchan is an extremely rare find.
The poster features Amitabh Bachchan and Kimi Katkar in a stunning full length still photograph. The still is taken from the iconic song, “Jumma Chumma De De.” A gradient is used in the background of this Hum movie poster. The title of the film appears in a very eye catching font at the bottom in a mix of yellow and orange.
The soundtrack album of Hum was composed by ace music composer duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal and the lyrics were written by Anand Bakshi. It broke all records at the time of the film’s release, selling over three million units. One of the songs from the film, “Jumma Chumma De De” sung by Sudesh Bhosale and Kavita Krishnamurthy became a rage throughout the nation. Its popularity continues till today, with remixed versions played at Bollywood club nights worldwide. Another song from the album, “Ek Doosre Se Karte Hain Pyaar Hum” sung by Sudesh Bhosale, Udit Narayan & Alka Yagnik is fondly remembered as well.
The stellar success of Hum prompted several regional remakes. The film was remade in Tamil as Baashha (1995) starring superstar Rajinikanth, in Kannada as Kotigobba (2001), and in Bengali as Guru (2003). Two songs from the album are believed to be inspired by Guinean singer Mory Kanté’s 1987 album “Akwaba Beach.” Kante’s “Tama” is said to have inspired “Jumma Chumma De De” while “Inch Allah” is believed to have given the tune of “Ek Doosre Se Karte Hain Pyaar Hum.”