Magazines and printed media is lost in the age of digital-only content. Movie posters can now be seen online and no longer rely on magazines and paper.
When the Bollywood industry was thriving, magazines acted as promotional channels for movies, especially when there were not many sources of promotion. Here are some of the most iconic magazine covers that have still managed to linger in our memory.
1. Mandakini Iconic Waterfall Shot
The film ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ has one of the most iconic magazine covers, showcasing Mandakini in white. The success of the lead actress caused the shot to increase its likeness among youngsters.
2. Rekha’s Supreme Era
Rekha Ji has had no match in both her beauty and acting! The iconic actress was featured on many magazines in the 80s and 90s. Here, she was shown smiling for this memorable shot. This poster of Rekha is one of the most iconic magazine covers.
3. Amitabh Bachchan & Anil Kapoor as the coolest Mafias ever
CineBlitz showcased Anil Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan in the 37th Anniversary of their magazine, for their impressive and iconic looks.
4. Saif’s Candid Picture
Saif was seen candidly for one of his covers in the 90s with shaving cream and a comfy robe.
5. The Double Trouble
The most iconic of the vintage magazines of the 90s had on its front cover, two leading Khans on the front cover. Seen today, it’s hard to believe that not too long ago it was very rare to ever see the brothers together in one frame.
6. The ‘Mohabbatein‘ Vibes
Shahrukh Khan & Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were on one of the most iconic magazine covers in 2000 with the Filmfare magazine. It was a treat for every 90s kid to see these two acting legends appear on this cover, for an Indian movie that became a classic over time.
7. The Bold and Beautiful
In Stardust magazine in 1998, Urmila and Juhi stole the spotlight with a sizzling photoshoot.
8. Andaaz Apna Apna Duo
Amir Khan & Salman Khan were both on the cover of Filmfare magazine. This again became popular due to the audiences’ love for their on-screen chemistry.
9. Daredevil of the Industry
The Filmfare cover starred Akshay Kumar as always, but this time with a dapper look.
10. Mrs. & Mr. Khiladi
Twinkle Khanna & Akshay Kumar rocked the cover of the magazine garnering millions of views for their adorable chemistry.