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Beautiful photographic old Indian cinema lobby card of the blockbuster Hindi film Mr. India (1987) for sale.

This is an actual surviving lobby card of the 1987 cult classic directed by Shekhar Kapur, which featured Anil Kapoor in the title role, Sridevi as his leading lady and Amrish Puri as the greatest Bollywood villain of all time, Mogambo.

Mr. India holds the distinction of being one of the 100 greatest Indian films of all time.

Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (somewhere in the 1980s), this vintage Bollywood movie lobby card was made for publicity of the film and was actually used inside a theater that screened Mr. India! The four corners of the lobby card feature punched holes and display tell tale sings of being displayed on the notice board of a movie theater.

This old lobby card was originally designed by cutting out images of actors from separate still photographs (shot on set location) and pasting them on a board. The background and typography are hand drawn / hand painted, which makes this vintage lobby card an interesting mix of two very different design techniques.

This lobby card features still photographs taken from iconic scenes of the film. Sridevi is seen in her journalist avatar along with Annu Kapoor who plays the role of newspaper editor in the film. Anil Kapoor is seen wearing his iconic camping hat on the center of the lobby card.

Printed on glossy, thick photo paper, this lobby card was laminated shortly after printing and reflects signs of plastic aging. Cracks are visible along the laminated plastic surface of the card.

Unlike old Indian cinema posters, vintage Bollywood movie lobby cards are smaller in size and usually cardboard mounted to make them sturdy enough to be displayed on a notice board. These cards were typically displayed in foyers and lobbies inside cinemas, and were generally issued in sets of 4, 8 or 12. Most Hindi film lobby cards have punched holes on each of their four corners for easy pinup on a cinema notice board.

Poster Details

Film Mr. India
Release 1987
Cast Anil Kapoor, Sridevi & Amrish Puri
Printed
Size 21″x10″ inches
Condition
Rarity Very Rare
Folds Zero
Artwork Photographic
Material Glossy thick photo paper (laminated)
Frame Not included
Packing Large sized mailing envelope

This is the approximate date the lobby card was printed in.
★★★★ NM (Near Mint): Slight wear, discoloration and cracking visible due to aging of plastic lamination.

Beautiful photographic old Indian cinema lobby card of the blockbuster Hindi film Mr. India (1987) for sale.

This is an actual surviving lobby card of the 1987 cult classic directed by Shekhar Kapur, which featured Anil Kapoor in the title role, Sridevi as his leading lady and Amrish Puri as the greatest Bollywood villain of all time, Mogambo.

Mr. India holds the distinction of being one of the 100 greatest Indian films of all time.

Printed and circulated during the first release of the film (somewhere in the 1980s), this vintage Bollywood movie lobby card was made for publicity of the film and was actually used inside a theater that screened Mr. India! The four corners of the lobby card feature punched holes and display tell tale sings of being displayed on the notice board of a movie theater.

This old lobby card was originally designed by cutting out images of actors from separate still photographs (shot on set location) and pasting them on a board. The background and typography are hand drawn / hand painted, which makes this vintage lobby card an interesting mix of two very different design techniques.

This lobby card features still photographs from one of Hindi Cinema’s sexiest rain dance songs, “Kaate nahin kat te yeh din yeh raat.” Sridevi is seen in a stunning, sexy avatar wearing an iconic blue sari in this rare surviving lobby card of Mr. India.

Printed on glossy, thick photo paper, this lobby card was laminated shortly after printing and reflects signs of plastic aging.

Unlike old Indian cinema posters, vintage Bollywood movie lobby cards are smaller in size and usually cardboard mounted to make them sturdy enough to be displayed on a notice board. These cards were typically displayed in foyers and lobbies inside cinemas, and were generally issued in sets of 4, 8 or 12. Most Hindi film lobby cards have punched holes on each of their four corners for easy pinup on a cinema notice board.

Poster Details

Film Mr. India
Release 1987
Cast Anil Kapoor, Sridevi & Amrish Puri
Printed
Size 21″x10″ inches
Condition
Rarity Very Rare
Folds Zero
Artwork Photographic
Material Glossy thick photo paper (laminated)
Frame Not included
Packing Large sized mailing envelope

This is the approximate date the lobby card was printed in.
★★★★ NM (Near Mint): Slight wear and discoloration visible due to aging of plastic lamination.

Classic cinema poster of the Hindi film Farishtay (1991) for sale. Certified original with authenticity guarantee.

This is an actual surviving poster of the 1991 film that featured south India’s biggest superstar of all time, Rajinikanth (the second highest paid actor in Asia after Jackie Chan), who plays the role of a police officer. The film also stars Sridevi, Dharmendra & Vinod Khanna.

Printed and circulated somewhere during the release of the film, this classic movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.

This poster was originally designed by cutting out images of actors from separate still photographs (shot on set location) and pasting them on a board. The typography is hand drawn / hand painted, which makes this poster an interesting mix of two very different design techniques.

The poster features a large cut out photograph of Sridevi at the center – capitalizing on her stardom at the time. A still photo of Rajinikanth in a police uniform is seen on the left whereas Dharmendra and Vinod Khanna (who play brothers in the film) are seen wearing rounds of ammunition strapped to their chests and holding machine guns on the top. The typography used in this poster is entirely in English, except for a translation of the title in Devanagari Hindi on the top left. The film’s title is seen in tricolor lending a patriotic vibe to the film.

Poster Details

Film Farishtay
Release 1991
Cast Rajinikanth, Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna & Sridevi
Printed
Size 40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or single sheet)
Condition
Rarity Common
Folds
Artwork Photographic
Art Studio Studio Neil
Printer Dnyansagar Litho Press Bombay
Material Paper
Frame Not included
Packing Rolled into unbreakable tube

This is the approximate date the poster was printed in.
★★★★ NM (Near Mint): May have the slightest of wear. This grade is generally used for vintage Bollywood film posters with slightly worn or damaged borders. Pin holes and discoloration along the border lines also fall under this category.
All original vintage Bollywood movie posters were folded after printing to allow them to be easily transported to distributors and cinema houses. Most vintage Bollywood movie posters have two folds. As seen in the photograph, the fold lines will be either faintly or clearly visible in most vintage Bollywood movie posters. Once the poster is framed or pasted, the folds can be expected to ease out.

Old Bollywood movie poster of the popular Hindi film, Aakhree Raasta (1986) for sale. Certified original with authenticity guarantee.

This is an actual surviving poster of the 1986 film that featured the greatest actor in Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan in a double role.

It is believed that Aakhree Raasta was Amitabh Bachchan’s last release before he temporarily quit acting to enter into politics in 1984.

Printed and circulated somewhere during the release of the film, this old movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.

This poster was originally designed by cutting out images of actors from separate still photographs (shot on set location) and pasting them on a board. The typography is hand drawn / hand painted, which makes this poster an interesting mix of two very different design techniques.

In the poster, Amitabh Bachchan is seen in two different avatars – young and old. The two actresses Sridevi & Jayaprada appear on the top of the poster. The typography used in this poster is entirely in English except for a translation of the title on the bottom left. Colours as well as typeface used in the hand painted movie title give it a very action-oriented appearance.

Poster Details

Film Aakhree Raasta
Release 1986
Cast Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi & Jayaprada
Printed
Size 40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or single sheet)
Condition
Rarity Common
Folds
Artwork Photographic
Artist Chandrakant
Material Paper
Frame Not included
Packing Rolled into unbreakable tube

This is the approximate date the poster was printed in.
★★★★ NM (Near Mint): May have the slightest of wear. This grade is generally used for vintage Bollywood film posters with slightly worn or damaged borders. Pin holes and discoloration along the border lines also fall under this category.
All original vintage Bollywood movie posters were folded after printing to allow them to be easily transported to distributors and cinema houses. Most vintage Bollywood movie posters have two folds. As seen in the photograph, the fold lines will be either faintly or clearly visible in most vintage Bollywood movie posters. Once the poster is framed or pasted, the folds can be expected to ease out.

Quirky, hand painted old cinema poster of the blockbuster Hindi film Himmatwala (1983) for sale. Certified original with authenticity guarantee.

This is an actual surviving movie poster of the 1983 film that catapulted actress Sridevi into Bollywood stardom. Printed and circulated after the release of the film, this hand drawn vintage Bollywood movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.

This poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas by a small time art studio in Kolkata, making it very collectable.

The poster features a large, quirky hand drawn portrait of Sridevi dancing, surrounded by a wave of musical notes. Lead actor Jeetendra is shown alongside on the left in blue, while Amjad Khan is depicted at the bottom. The entire poster is designed and printed in two colors, i.e. red and blue, adding greatly to its quirk quotient.

The typography used in this poster is primarily English, with the title translated in Devanagari Hindi as well.

Poster Details

Film Himmatwala
Release 1983
Cast Jeetendra, Sridevi, Amjad Khan & Kader Khan
Printed
Size 40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or single sheet)
Condition
Rarity Rare
Folds
Artwork Hand painted / Hand drawn
Printer Gujarat Press Kolkata
Material Paper
Frame Not included
Packing Rolled into unbreakable tube

This is the approximate date the poster was printed in.
★★★★ NM (Near Mint): May have the slightest of wear. This grade is generally used for vintage Bollywood film posters with slightly worn or damaged borders. Pin holes and discoloration along the border lines also fall under this category.
All original vintage Bollywood movie posters were folded after printing to allow them to be easily transported to distributors and cinema houses. Most vintage Bollywood movie posters have two folds. As seen in the photograph, the fold lines will be either faintly or clearly visible in most vintage Bollywood movie posters. Once the poster is framed or pasted, the folds can be expected to ease out.

Quirky, hand drawn old cinema poster of the blockbuster Hindi film Himmatwala (1983) for sale. Certified original with authenticity guarantee.

This is an actual surviving poster of the 1983 film that catapulted actress Sridevi into Bollywood stardom. Printed and circulated after the release of the film, this hand painted vintage movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.

This poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas by a small time art studio in Kolkata, making it very collectable.

The poster features a large, quirky hand drawn portrait of Sridevi holding a whip in her hand. Lead actor Jeetendra is shown alongside on the left with the two supporting characters encased in circles on the right. The entire poster is designed and printed in a single color, i.e. blue, adding greatly to its quirk quotient. Capitalizing on Sridevi’s entry into stardom, the poster announces the same on the top in English. The typography used in this poster is primarily English, with the title translated both in Devanagari Hindi as well as Bengali at the bottom.

Poster Details

Film Himmatwala
Release 1983
Cast Jeetendra, Sridevi, Amjad Khan & Kader Khan
Printed
Size 40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or single sheet)
Condition
Rarity Rare
Folds
Artwork Hand painted / Hand drawn
Printer Gujarat Press Kolkata
Material Paper
Frame Not included
Packing Rolled into unbreakable tube

This is the approximate date the poster was printed in.
★★★★ NM (Near Mint): May have the slightest of wear. This grade is generally used for vintage Bollywood film posters with slightly worn or damaged borders. Pin holes and discoloration along the border lines also fall under this category.
All original vintage Bollywood movie posters were folded after printing to allow them to be easily transported to distributors and cinema houses. Most vintage Bollywood movie posters have two folds. As seen in the photograph, the fold lines will be either faintly or clearly visible in most vintage Bollywood movie posters. Once the poster is framed or pasted, the folds can be expected to ease out.

Quirky, hand drawn old cinema poster of the Hindi film Maqsad (1984) for sale. Certified original with authenticity guarantee.

This is an actual surviving poster of the 1984 film that featured Rajesh Khanna, known as the original (first) superstar of Indian cinema, in the lead role. Printed and circulated somewhere during the release of the film, this hand painted vintage movie poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.

This poster was originally designed on a hand painted canvas by a small time art studio in Kolkata, making it very collectable.

The poster features a hand painted portrait of Rajesh Khanna alongside the two leading actresses of the film, Sridevi and Jayapradha. The second lead actor of the film, Jeetendra is pictured prominently on the top. The typography used in this poster is Devanagari Hindi.

Poster Details

Film Maqsad / Maksad
Release 1984
Cast Rajesh Khanna, Jeetendra, Jayapradha, Sridevi, Amjad Khan, Prem Chopra, Ranjeet, Shakti Kapoor & Kader Khan
Printed
Size 40″x30″ inches (Standard movie poster size or single sheet)
Condition
Rarity Rare
Folds
Artwork Hand painted / Hand drawn
Printer Gujarat Press Kolkata
Material Paper
Frame Not included
Packing Rolled into unbreakable tube

This is the approximate date the poster was printed in.
★★★★ NM (Near Mint): May have the slightest of wear. This grade is generally used for vintage Bollywood film posters with slightly worn or damaged borders. Pin holes and discoloration along the border lines also fall under this category.
All original vintage Bollywood movie posters were folded after printing to allow them to be easily transported to distributors and cinema houses. Most vintage Bollywood movie posters have two folds. As seen in the photograph, the fold lines will be either faintly or clearly visible in most vintage Bollywood movie posters. Once the poster is framed or pasted, the folds can be expected to ease out.