Film poster for 'Vishwanath'

Royal Prints (printer)

Museum of Art & Photography

Museum of Art & Photography
Bangalore, India

Film poster for the Hindi film 'Vishwanath' (proper noun), released in the year 1978.

The poster hsows a combination of painting and photographic cut outs. Towards the top left corner area of the poster, there is some text that reads 'Super Hit Filmo Ka' (Super Hit Film's), next line; 'Vishwanath', next line; 'Shatrughan Sinha' (Devanagari), next line; 'Reena Roy' (Devanagari), next line; 'Prem Nath. Ranjeet' (Devanagari), next line; 'Aur Pran' (and Pran). To the right of this text is bust-length painting of the character GNK, played by Prem Nath. To his right is the protagonist Vishwanath, played by Shatrughan
Sinha. Right above his image is the Director's name as 'Nirdeshak Subhash Ghai Ka' (Director Subhash
Ghai's). A little below towards the left of the poster, there is a bust-length painting of the character Golu Gawah, played by Pran. Overlapping with this imagery in the bottom area is a photographic cut out of the character Vishwanath in which he is hanging onto large temple bells. To the right of this image is a three-quarter length painting of the character Soni, played by Reena Roy. Towards the bottom right corner area of the poster is another photographic cut out showing the characters Vishwanath and the character Khokha (Ranjeet) behind him, possibly engaged in a tussle. Towards the left, below the photographic cut out of Vishwanath's image, first comes the film's title in Devanagari. In the next line, from left to right, the credits are as follows in Devanagari, 'Nirmata' (Producer), next line; 'Pawan Kumar'. Next is 'Sangeet' (Music), next line; 'Rajesh Roshan'. In the end is 'Patkatha' (Screenplay), next line; 'Ram Kelkar'. On the bottom border of th poster towards the extreme right, the printer's credits are present as 'PRINTED BY ROYAL PRINTS : 6201768'.


  • Title: Film poster for 'Vishwanath'
  • Creator: Royal Prints (printer)
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 101.6 cm, W. 76.2 cm
  • Type: Film poster
  • Contributor: Museum of Art and Photography
  • Medium: Offset print
  • Release Date: 1978
  • Credits: Writer- Subhash Ghai (story & dialogue), Ram Kelkar (screenplay) ; Director- Subhash Ghai ; Cast- Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Sulochana, Pran, Ranjeet, Rita Bhaduri, Prem Nath, Madan Puri ; Music- Rajesh Roshan (composer), Vithalbhai Patel (lyricist), Anjaan (lyricist), M.G. Hashmat (lyricist), Raj Kavi Tulsi (lyricist).
  • Category: Popular art
  • Banner: Banner- Ramayan Chitra (check) Producer- Pawan Kumar

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