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100 years of Indian cinema: Top 50 hand-painted Bollywood posters

Hand-painted posters are one of the wonders of Indian cinema. The painter does what plastic surgeons fail to.

Satyajit Ray's film posters – in pictures

Devi (The Goddess), 1960: Ray often turned his camera on the dilemmas of women and their position in society. Here, a hallucinatory design illustrates a pivotal scene in his 19th-century period study of religious superstition, when an elderly man dreams his daughter-in-law is the embodiment of the Hindu goddess Kali. Here, the division of the young girl’s face represents her split identity.

INDIAN RUPEE SYMBOL:Designed by D. Udaya Kumar, it was presented to the public by the Government of India on 15 July 2010.The new sign is a combination of the Devanagari letter "र" (ra) and the Latin capital letter "R" without its vertical bar.