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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.
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.
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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