Sunday, March 16, 2008

Bollywood Through Stamps

The Econiomic Times reports Indian Post is organizing a two-day event on Indian cinema titled ‘Magic of Film’ through postage stamps along with a philatelic exhibition ‘Mahafilmpex’.

According to the report, the postal department will also release a commemorative stamp honoring Madhubala, shown here, the legendary beauty of the Indian cinema, on the last day of the show. During the event, a special DVD detailing stamps on Indian (sometimes referred to as Bollywood) films, will be released.

A booklet containing a listing of stamps from 1854, when first Indian stamp was released, to 2007 together with merchandise related to philatelic themes will be published.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM