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Fantastic 50- celebrating Big B’s 50 Years in industry through his Film Poster Calendar

10 October,2018, Kolkata: Kauushik Events  is all set to release a unique calendar “FANTASTIC 50”  to celebrate Big B Amitabh Bachchan’s 50 glorious years in industry featuring 50 film posters in a calendar 2019 which is releasing on 11 October,2018 on Big B’s birthday. Noted film poster collector Sudipta Chandawho hosted a unique exhibition BACHCHAN NAMA to celebrate Sri Amitabh Bachchan’s 75 th birth anniversary last year at Jamini Roy Art Gallery ( ICCR),Kolkata through more than 50 odd original film posters of his films , has conceived and contributed photographs for this unique calendar. He has been collecting film posters from his college days. It’s his passion. He loves  those artworks. Though he is  from journalism background  and currently into public relations.( www.thedreamers.in ) He still collects old film posters and have more than 1200 odd titles in his collection. Kaushik Ghosh is very much into event planning , an artiste coordinator, has a soft spot for Big B since his tender  age.

FANTASTIC 50 deals  popular films like Sholay, Shaan, Don, Zanjeer, Deewar, Majboor, Coolie  even not so popular films like Sanjog, Bandhe Haath, Adalat,Kasauti covering a high range of verity with difference sizes as 20/30.30/40, 2 Sheet posters. Those were the days when artiste used to draw posters manually and lithography was the only method of printing posters. To draw attention of public different designs of posters of the same film used to initiate. Those are simply collector’s delight. These posters are very much rare now a days. Definitely it would be  a collector’s delight.

Amitabh Bachchan fans fondly call him Big B completed 75 years of his birth last year. A journey to remember with high regards indeed. From no one to the top being a trendsetter  movie icon he is still walking tall. He even experienced many ups and downs but never gave up. He made his debut with Saat Hindustani released in 1969. The Calendar features  fifty odd posters of Big B films .Each months carries three posters while it’s cover showcases fourteen posters, altogether fifty posters to celebrate his fifty years of journey in industry. Eventually it features poster of Saat Hindustani (1969) while it also features poster of the recent release 102 Not Out( 2018).

.Kaushik Ghosh, Kauushik Events, said, “ It’s a unique way to celebrate his glorious journey.” on the other hand  Sudipta Chanda ,Poster Collector ,said “ It’s a tribute to the living legend from two fans from Bengal on this special occasion.”

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