|Yakeen (English translation: Certainty or Belief)
|Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, David, Kamini Kaushal, Anwar Hussain, Asit Sen, Helen, M. B. Shetty & Mukri
|Approximately 40.5″ x 30.25” inches (Single sheet or one sheet)
|★★★★ Near Mint
|Hand painted / Hand drawn
|Ajay Offset Printers N. Delhi
|Rolled into unbreakable tube
Dharmendra all movie poster for sale: Yakeen (1969).
This is an actual surviving original vintage Bollywood poster of the 1969 Hindi film produced by Deven Verma and directed by Brij Sadanah that starred Dharmendra in a double role along with Sharmila Tagore.
Edited by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Yakeen also starred David, Kamini Kaushal, Anwar Hussain, Asit Sen, Helen, M. B. Shetty and Mukri in supporting roles.
Dharmendra played both the hero and the villain in a double role in Yakeen. One of the songs from the film, “Yakeen Karlo Mujhe Mohabbat Hai” sung by Mohammed Rafi featured actress Sharmila Tagore in micro shorts, which was very forward for it’s time. The film was a super hit at the box office, making this old Bollywood poster, highly collectible!
Printed and circulated during a subsequent theatrical release run of the film in Delhi (somewhere in the late 1970s), this Dharmendra movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
This Bollywood posters Delhi print features stunning hand painted artwork. Originally hand drawn on canvas by a Bollywood poster design studio in Delhi, this vintage Dharmendra movie poster features a large illustrated close up of the superstar holding a gun in his hand on the top. A semi abstract rendition of a fight scene in which the hero is seen delivering a flying kick is seen alongside on the right. Actress Sharmila Tagore dressed in a cabaret outfit is seen below in a quirky illustration.
Typography used in this Bollywood poster is entirely in Devanagari Hindi, except for a translation of the title in English. A combination of red, yellow, orange and green is used in this Dharmendra movie poster, giving it a stunning appearance.
The bottom of this old Bollywood poster features an announcement that reads, “Jurm Ki Duniya Mein Naya Hungama” (A New Uproar in the World of Crime).
The soundtrack of Yakeen was composed by Shankar Jaikishan, while lyrics were written by Hasrat Jaipuri. Songs from the film, most notably, “Baharon Ki Baraat Aa Gayi,” “Gar Tum Bhula Na Doge” and “Yakeen Karlo Mujhe Mohabbat Hai” all sung by Mohammed Rafi are fondly remembered and played till today. Helen was featured in the cabaret song, “Bachke Kahan Jaoge” sung by Asha Bhosle.