Indian Film Memorabilia – Preserving the Magic of Movies

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Indian Film Memorabilia

Cinema has today become an integral part of one’s life. It is rare to come across a person who would not possess a taste for cinema. Movies are not just a thing for entertainment in fact great film makers produce movie that are realistic in nature and hence portray the true picture of the society. Many of the revolutionary film makers have also pointed out various social evils and the prevalent injustice in the society via their movies. Hence from entertainment to thriller to movies dealing with sensitive issues there are a variety of movies that find place in the hearts of movie enthusiasts.

Types of Indian Film Memorabilia

Bollywood is often used synonymously for the Indian film industry. Since almost more than 50 decadesthe Indian movies have been influencing the lives of viewers in several ways. Most of the movie enthusiasts are interested in collecting memorabilia from their favourite films to keep the memories of the movies preserved for a long span of time. Indian cinema serves as a mirror to the society. There were great vintage movies such as Mother India and Mughal – E – Azam which are considered as evergreen cinema by viewers. There are several types of Indian film memorabilia ranging from lobby cards to hand painted posters to autographed posters and photographs, costumes and even movie scripts that are cherished by movie lovers in India.

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It is hard to lay hands on precious movie memorabilia owing to their rarity. It was not until recent decades that the producers and collectors realised the worth of Indian movie memorabilia. Movie memorabilia from Indian movies are often seen to find place in film museums or in online auctions. Due to their connection to a famous film personalitythe memorabilia has great sentimental as well as emotional value. Only a movie memorabilia collector can express the joy of owning a costume worn by his or her favourite movie character.

Even movie scripts, lobby cards and posters from the vintage Indian movies are of great value to collectors. You can get a glance of such valued collectibles on online film galleries. For instance Heralds, Handbills andGlass Slides of the classic Indian movies such as Abhagin 1938, Actress KyonBani 1939, Ailane Jung 1936, Al Hilial 1935, AlaudinLaila 1941, Amar Jyoti 1936, Amar Prem 1938, Amar Shaheed 1936, AmritManthan 1934 and AnokhiMohabat 1934 find place in some of the exquisite Indian cinema online galleries.