The Indian film industry is the largest in the world, producing films which range from regional-language cinema to art house. These films are watched by billions of people across the globe. They have their own distinct style characterised by song and dance sequences, bold, colourful imagery, stories within stories, archetypal characters and exaggerated depictions of emotion. The films provide escapist entertainment and characters and themes conveying traditional moral values. The film industry generates music, fashion and images which have become an integral part of the popular culture of urban India.
This poster is dominated by the main character, played by India’s most famous actor, Amitabh Bachchan and reflects the dark mood of this crime thriller.