|Film||Tarana (English translation: Musical composition)|
|Cast||Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, Shyama, Gope, Jeevan & Gulab|
|Print Date||Early 1950s|
|Size||30″x20″ inches (Half sheet)|
|Condition||★★★★ Near Mint|
|Artwork||Hand painted / Hand drawn|
|Printer||Prasad Process P Ltd Madras|
|Packing||Rolled into unbreakable tube|
Original Bollywood film poster for sale of the hit Hindi film Tarana (1951).
This is an actual surviving vintage Bollywood film poster for sale of the 1951 film Tarana which starred the ultimate method actor in Bollywood, Dilip Kumar in the lead role opposite the “Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood,” Madhubala.
Tarana was the first film to star superstars Dilip Kumar and Madhubala together, making this old Bollywood film poster highly collectible!
The legendary romance between Dilip Kumar and Madhubala began on the sets of Tarana (1951) when the two superstars were shooting together for the first time. The fairytale romance between the two finally ended on the sets of Naya Daur (1957).
Printed and circulated during the original first release of the film (somewhere in the 1950s), this vintage Bollywood film poster for sale was printed for publicity of the movie but never ended up being used.
This vintage Bollywood film poster for sale was originally designed in hand painted oil on canvas format by a leading poster design studio, making it highly collectible. Dilip Kumar and Madhubala are seen locked in a passionate gaze prominently in the poster. Both portraits are stunningly hand painted, with highlights added to the faces as well as hairlines, making them stand out prominently. The two lead actors are encased inside a heart, which completes the romantic theme of this vintage Bollywood film poster for sale.
Tarana is remembered for its music composed by the pioneer of Indian orchestra music in Hindi cinema, Anil Biswas. Tracks like the popular duet sung by Talat Mehmood and Lata Mangeshkar, “Seene Mein Sulagte Hain Armaan” are fondly remembered and played till today.