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07 Bollywood Movie Posters That Were As Creative As Their Movie Plot

| Published on September 3, 2021

Indian Cinema has given many outstanding feature films to its audience over the years. In the early days, when the source of entertainment was limited, people used to eagerly wait for a new movie to come out.

In fact, many of our parents and grandparents would tell us how they would watch a movie in the theatre more than once.

Due to this excitement, the filmmakers didn’t work much on marketing then. A movie poster used to be more than enough to get the audience talking.

With time, the production houses started taking the marketing part more seriously. This, however, hasn’t diminished the role of a movie poster. It is still one of the first and most important parts of a movie release.

We bring you 7 movie posters that were as creative as their movie plot.

1. Dev.D

Directed by Anurag Kashyap, Dev.D was released in 2009 starring Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill, Kalki Koechlin, and Dibyendu Bhattacharya. It was a modern take on the iconic feature film and novel Devdas.

2. Love Sex Aur Dhokha

Released in 2010, Love Sex Aur Dhoka is a Dibakar Banerjee film starring Nushrat Bharucha, Anshuman Jha, Neha Chauhan, Rajkummar Rao.

3. Kahaani

Kahaani is a 2012 suspense thriller starring Vidya Balan as the protagonist. Kahaani was said to be inspired by the real-life experiences of novelist Advaita Kala’s brief stay in Kolkata.

4. Go Goa Gone

Go Goa Gone is a 2013 Hindi action comedy film starring Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari, and Puja Gupta. It was India’s first-ever Zombie-themed movie.

5. Manto

Manto is a Drama Hindi film starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rasika Dugal, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Nazma Ali Shaikh, and Purab Kohli in the lead. The movie is a biographical account of writer Saadat Hasan Manto’s life during 1940’s India.

6. Phobia

Starring Radhika Apte, Phobia is a 2016 released movie directed by Pavan Kripalani. The movie is about an agoraphobic young woman, traumatized by past events, who finds herself trapped and terrorized in her own home.

7. Andhadhun

Andhadhun, released in 2018, is a Comedy/Crime/Thriller Hindi film starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu, and Radhika Apte in the lead roles, directed by Sriram Raghavan.

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