Poster making | Fascinating thing

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I had the good fortune of meeting poster makers from 3 different eras while researching for my article (Now Showing). One of the most moving facts was this:

When hoardings are disposed, people off the street use them as roofs for their chawls. The irony and visual imagery of the thought always stirs mixed emotions.

It’s pouring cats and dogs today. I guess the thought is befitting.

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Moving on to happier thoughts.

Poster making is being revived in a big way today. While you can obviously frame old movie posters and hang them on walls, they have now found a way on to all things of daily use imaginable.

Speaking of which, one of my friends was extremely kind to do this for me.

Dabangg | Before & After

Aren’t I going to have fun with this image? Watch out for my custom-made Dabangg merchandise coming your way. :)

If you could put your face on a movie poster, which would it be and why?
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19 thoughts on “Poster making | Fascinating thing

  1. Deewar! i love the hand on hip thang and his sneer on the poster.

    also ANY mythological movie. so dying to be face of bhagwaan with halo behind me head and blessings from my hand. perfect it would be!

    or the face of the heroine running away from horror movie monsters…

    • Yes, Deewar is awesome!
      I actually have a picture with you holding a plate behind your head and holding up the palm of your other hand.
      I may have lost it with my phone. :(
      You would look good in the horror movie poster. :P

  2. I would love to be on any movie poster, starring Salman Khan. :)
    I lovee the Dabangg glasses.. coz i heart salman too! hahaha
    hope after this movie releases he is back with ‘da – Bang!’

  3. I’d love to have my face on a poster of any Russian Spy movie. Their posters are insane. Pop art et all. For the time being i want a dabbang poster for myself. Pretty please.

    • I shall check out the Russian spy movie posters. They do sound fascinating.
      And you already got yourself a Dabangg poster one very bored day in office. You go, boy! The Dabangg fever is catching on. :P

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  5. Hey i’d love to be in the poster of Vaastav or ne of the bonds it wud be insane holding a semi auto matic gun or just the pachaas tola gold chain !!! oh yeah and the amazingly hot girls wid Mr. Bond… Rohan Bond… if i give u ne more information il have to kill you…

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    • Hey. Sorry for seeing this so late. My site marked you as spam. :(
      Thank you for liking my blog.
      I have actually stumbled upon your tumblr blog before and liked it.
      I’ve spoken with Himani about your photography skills too. :)

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