Karz poster for sale online.
Featured here is an original Bollywood movie poster of the Hindi reincarnation thriller, Karz (1980).
Directed by Subhash Ghai, Karz starred Rishi Kapoor, Tina Munim and Simi Garewal in pivotal roles.
Printed and circulated during the international release of the film in the Middle East somewhere in the 1980s, this Karz poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Karz has attained cult status over the decades. The film is fondly remembered for its unforgettable music composed by duo Laxmikant Pyarelal, who went on to win the Filmfare Best Music Director Award for the film.
Songs like “Ek Haseena Thi” and “Om Shanti Om” sung by Kishore Kumar and “Dard-E-Dil” by Mohammed Rafi became instant chart toppers on the film’s album release. The music, in particular the film’s unforgettable background score, started a new wave in the disco movement in India, making this vintage Bollywood poster, highly collectible.
This vintage Indian film poster was originally designed using a photographic collage technique. Set against a musical stage background, this old Bollywood poster depicts lead actor Rishi Kapoor in multiple still photos. His love interest, actress Tina Munim is also seen in this Karz poster at the bottom.
The title of this old Bollywood poster for sale appears on the top in Lebanese with an English translation below. Capitalizing on the disco theme of the film, the title reads “Disco Karz.” Interestingly, photos of leading music bands of the era, namely Boney M, Abba, Bee Gees and Baccara are also featured on the left of this Karz poster.
Karz is one among many films made in Indian cinema on the subject of reincarnation or rebirth. The film was reportedly inspired from “The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975). In 2008, a remake of the film was released titled “Karzzzz,” which starred singer and music composer Himesh Reshammiya.