Sanctuary for timeless films, The Museum of Bollywood Posters in BKC is a treat for cinephiles
An urban hangout place, a walk down memory lane — all in all, a treat for cinephiles — that's The Museum of Bollywood Posters, for you! The space is exactly how it sounds — a museum to preserve the remnants of decades-old films that remind the onlookers of the bygone times.
Not even a year old, this museum is on the ground floor of Jio World Drive in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) and its a tribute to some intricate hand-painted publicity material. So if you're a true-blue cinephile, read on to know the details.
Celebrating Indian cinema in the style befitting its glory: The Museum of Bollywood Posters
Bombay, nurturing the film industry since its inception, has been home to a plethora of production houses, studios, directors, producers, writers, actors and so much more. Hence, it is only proper for a dedicated museum to reminisce and preserve the hard work of the film industry folks, who started this legacy once!
At The Museum of Bollywood Posters, visitors can lose themselves to the rows of legendary hand-painted as well as digital posters of Bollywood films. One can also spot a handful of foreign film posters too. Oh, and some of this content was a part of the original Jio Drive-In Theatre.
Going back almost half a century, the publicity posters here are of cult films - like the 1946-release Anmol Ghadi, Mother India (1957), Karigar (1958), Love in Simla (1960), Kohinoor (1960) and the list goes on!
Truly, The Museum of Bollywood Posters is a journey to a cinematic wonderland, which transports you back in time! So, once you've watched a movie at PVR, take the elevator from there to the ground floor and you will find yourself in the lobby of this unique museum-like gallery. Here's your chance to celebrate Bollywood in a style that fits its glory!
Timings: Open all day, every day
Location: Jio World Drive, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai