|Film||Namak Halaal (Sometimes also spelled as “Namak Halal.” English translation: Loyal)|
|Cast||Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Smita Patil, Parveen Babi, Waheeda Rehman, Om Prakash & Ranjeet|
|Print Date||Early 1980s|
|Size||40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or one sheet)|
|Printer||Nensey Offset Pvt. Ltd.|
|Packing||Rolled into unbreakable tube|
Namak Halaal poster for sale.
This is an actual surviving original vintage Bollywood poster of the 1982 super hit Hindi film that featured the greatest superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role. Directed by Prakash Mehra, Namak Halaal also starred Shashi Kapoor, Smita Patil, Parveen Babi, Waheeda Rehman, Om Prakash and Ranjeet in supporting roles.
Printed and circulated during the initial release run of the film (somewhere in the early 1980s), this Namak Halaal poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Namak Halaal was a blockbuster at the box office and went on to become a golden jubilee hit, making this old Amitabh poster highly collectible!
This Namak Halaal poster features stunning photographic artwork. A close up portrait of superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Smita Patil taken from the cult hit song, “Pag Ghungroo Baandh Meera Nachi Thi” is seen prominently in the top half of the poster. Smaller faces of Shashi Kapoor, Parveen Babi and Waheeda Rehman are seen at the bottom. The background of this original Namak Halaal poster displays hand painted artwork. A printed signature of Bollywood poster painter Laxman is seen on the top right hand corner.
Owing to its phenomenal success, Namak Halaal was remade in both Tamil and Telugu. Music composed by Bappi Lahiri for the film was a stellar success. Songs such as “Aaj Rapat Jaayen” sung by Kishore Kumar & Asha Bhosle, “Jawani Janeman Haseen Dilruba” sung by Asha Bhosle, “Pag Ghungroo Baandh Meera Nachi Thi” sung by Kishore Kumar, “Raat Baaki Baat Baaki” sung by Bappi Lahiri and Asha Bhosle and “Thodi Si Jo Pee Li Hai” sung by Kishore Kumar are fondly remembered and played till today.