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Movie Posters Go Minimalist, Rediff Style- III

Last updated on: July 9, 2012 11:41 IST

Movie Posters Go Minimalist, Rediff Style- III

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Minimilistic posters tend to capture the very essence of movies. In this third part, we present a series of posters that do justice to the films they represent. Take a look:

Catch the first and second batch of the series here!

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

Set against the backdrop of the Partition, Gadar had the brawny Sunny Deol famously uprooting a hand pump as he fights with the bad guys in Anil Sharma's blockbuster film.

Nothing captures the essence of the film better.


Image: The Gadar: Ek Prem Katha poster
Photographs: Pravin Kumar

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Gangaajal

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Prakash Jha's 2003 film Gangaajal has a subplot that enacts the infamous blinding incident (with acid) that took place in Bhagalpur, Bihar in 1979-80.

This poster revisits one of the key elements in the film.


Image: The Gangaajal poster
Photographs: Pravin Kumar

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Ghajini

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Aamir Khan's Sanjay Singhania, who suffers from short-term memory loss, relies on cue-cards and pictures of people to connect the dots whenever his memory fails him.

This polaroid is the picture of his nemesis, Ghajini.


Image: The Ghajini poster


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Golmaal 3

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This one refers to one of the many crazy things that happen in Rohit Shetty's wild comedy caper Golmaal 3.

Let's just say that a fair bit of imagination is required to make sense of the sequence. Fans of the franchise know what we're talking about.


Image: The Golmaal 3 poster


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Rowdy Rathore

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Akshay Kumar growls in a weird voice, "Don't angry me."

And that's all it took to get fans hooked to his latest blockbuster, Rowdy Rathore. 


Image: The Rowdy Rathore poster

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100 Days

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Madhuri Dixit plays the female lead, who's on the lookout for her dead sister's killer in this murder mystery.

The broken wall in the poster is a key element in the story.


Image: The 100 Days poster


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Disco Dancer

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A dancing sensation of his time, Mithun Chakraborty created mass hysteria when he spelt out 'disco' for his many fans and admirers at the beginning of a memorable song from the film.


Image: The Disco Dancer poster


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Himmatwala

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Jeetendra and Sridevi's 1983 action-drama Himmatwala is most remembered for the Nainon mein sapna song. And the curiously placed earthern pots that crowd every single frame of the song.


Image: The Himmatwala poster


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Hyderabad Blues

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Nagesh Kukunoor's delightful romantic comedy Hyderabad Blues has a rather scandulous yet witty dialogue, 'Dil pe mat le, haath mein le.'

This poster is a reminder of many such high points in the film.


Image: The Hyderabad Blues poster


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Ram Lakhan

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Subhash Ghai's multi-starrer Ram Lakhan instantly evokes memories of Anil Kapoor dressed in a red shirt and singing One two ka four.

This poster's an ode to that hit song.


Image: The Ram Lakhan poster

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