Film poster for 'Kati Patang'


Museum of Art & Photography

Museum of Art & Photography
Bangalore, India

Film poster for the Hindi film 'Kati Patang', released in the year 1971.

The hand-painted poster features the lead actor and actress Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh. In the frame of the poster, there is bust length portrait of the character Kamal Sinha, played by Rajesh Khanna and Madhuri, played by Asha Parekh, placed one after another. On the bottom right corner, there is an image of Kamal holding his hand up in a manner of hitting a female character next to him. To his left is a boy in half-length view as well. On the top area of the poster, the credits are printed. First comes 'Shakti
Films Krit' (Devanagari) and below the banner's name is the film's title, also in Devanagari printed along the width of the poster. Below the film's title towards the right is 'Eastmancolor' in Devanagari. Towards the left below the film's title are the names of three actors. From top to bottom, first comes 'Asha Parekh', next line; 'Rajesh Khanna', next line; 'Prem Chopra', all written in Devanagari. Overlapping with Asha Parekh's painting, the name of the film is written in English. On the bottom area, along the border, the other credits of the film are printed as 'Nirdeshak Aur Digdarshak Shakti Samanta' (Devanagari), followed by
'Sangeet Rahul Dev Burman'. Right above this text towards the right, overlapping with the image on the bottom right corner is an illegible signature of the poster artist. On the bottom left corner is text reading 'JAPAN ART PRESSOLI'.


  • Title: Film poster for 'Kati Patang'
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 101.6 cm, W. 76.2 cm
  • Type: Film poster
  • Contributor: Museum of Art and Photography
  • Medium: Color reprograph through offset lithography
  • Release Date: 1971
  • Credits: Writer- Gulshan Nanda (story & screenplay), Vrajendra Gaur (dialogues) ; Director- Shakti Samanta ; Cast- Asha Parekh, Rajesh Khanna, Prem Chopra, Sulochana Latkar, Bindu, Nazir Hussain ; Music- R.D. Burman (composer), Anand Bakshi (lyrics).
  • Category: Popular art
  • Banner: Banner- Shakti Films Producer- Shakti Samanta

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