Raja Aur Runk
Hand drawn artwork Bollywood poster of the old Hindi film, Raja Aur Runk (1968) for sale.
This is an actual surviving publicity poster of the 1968 film that featured Sanjeev Kumar and Kumkum in lead roles.
Printed and circulated during the original first release run of the film (somewhere in the late 1960s), this vintage Bollywood poster was printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
Raja Aur Runk featured the hit Mohammed Rafi song, “O Phirki Wali,” which is fondly remembered till today.
This poster was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a leading art studio in Bombay, making it highly collectible. The design of this hand drawn Bollywood poster captures the stark contrast between rich and poor by featuring the prince and the pauper alongside in their element.
The printed signature of talented Bollywood poster painter Vishnu is seen at the bottom left of this hand drawn Bollywood poster.
Raja Aur Runk is a 1968 Bollywood movie starring Sanjeev Kumar and Kumkum in lead roles. The film is an adaptation of Mark Twain’s novel, The Prince and the Pauper. It revolves around the contrasting lives of two identical twins born to separate families – one rich and the other poor.