Old Amitabh movie poster of the cult Hindi film Silsila (1981) for sale.
This is an actual surviving Amitabh Bachchan old movie poster of what is regarded as one of the most romantic films ever made in Bollywood. Printed and circulated a few years after the first release of the film (early 1980s), this Silsila movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This old Amitabh movie poster was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by the greatest and highest paid Bollywood movie poster artist of all time, Diwakar Karkare, making it highly collectible.
The original signature of Bollywood poster artist Diwakar Karkare is seen on the bottom left corner of this old Amitabh movie poster.
Silsila is a 1981 Hindi film directed by Bollywood’s king of romance, Yash Chopra. The film stars angry young man Amitabh Bachchan alongside his wife (both in real life as well as the film) Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan. Rekha plays the role of Amitabh’s extra-marital love interest. It is widely regarded that the script of the film was derived from reality – i.e. the film was loosely inspired by the alleged real life love triangle of Amitabh-Jaya-Rekha (an affair which received massive publicity during the release of the film).
Silsila was the the last film to feature Rekha opposite Amitabh Bachchan, putting an end to their rumored secret affair, forever. Over the years, Silsila has gained a strong cult following and is considered as one of the greatest love triangles in Bollywood. The film is remembered for the powerful and everlasting performances of all of its leading characters.
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