|Cast||Dilip Kumar & Vyjayanthimala|
|Print Date||Late 1960s / Early 1970s|
|Size||40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or single sheet)|
|Condition||★ As Is|
|Artwork||Hand painted / Hand drawn|
|Printer||Aar Pee Reprotechnik for Poster Center Bombay.|
|Packing||Rolled into unbreakable tube|
Extremely rare hand painted original vintage Bollywood movie poster of the hit Hindi film, Madhumati (1958) for sale.
This is an actual surviving old Bollywood publicity poster of the 1958 Bimal Roy hit, which featured Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala.
Madhumati won 9 Filmfare Awards in 1958, a record held for 37 years, making this poster highly collectible!
Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (somewhere in the late 1960s / early 1970s), this old hand painted Bollywood poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This poster was originally hand painted on canvas by a leading Bollywood movie poster art studio, making it very collectable.
The poster features a large hand painted side profile of the Tragedy King of Bollywood, Dilip Kumar. A stunning portrait of actress Vyjayanthimala appears alongside. The artist has used a very restrained, minimal approach during the design of this hand painted vintage poster.
Madhumati is a 1958 Hindi film produced and directed by Bimal Roy – who is considered as one of the most influential filmmakers in Indian cinema. The film starred Dilip Kumar and Vyjayantimala in lead roles along with Pran and Johnny Walker. Madhumati had a somewhat Gothic noir feel to it with a storyline centered around reincarnation. It spawned several subsequent remakes with a similar theme. The film won the National Film Awards for Best Feature Film in Hindi and nine Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Music Director, Best Female Playback Singer, Best Dialogue, Best Art Direction, and Best Cinematographer.
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