Raja Aur Runk
Old hand painted Bollywood movie poster of the classic Hindi film, Raja Aur Runk (1968) for sale.
This is an actual surviving vintage publicity poster of the 1968 film that featured Sanjeev Kumar and Kumkum in lead roles.
Printed and circulated several years after the first release of the film (somewhere in the 1980s), this old Bollywood movie poster was printed for publicity of the re-release 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 hand drawn old Bollywood poster capitalizes on the success of the song by announcing its lyrics on the top.
This poster was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a small time art studio in Kolkata, 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.
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.