Postal Stamp Image : DR. V. SHANTARAM 2040 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 17/11/2001
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 4.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 2040
Postal Stamp Name : DR. V. SHANTARAM
Stamp Information : In an illustrious career spanning over 7 decades, Dr. V. Shantaram (1901-1990) created 105 films and used the medium of cinema to advocate social messages, winning the acclaim of both connoisseurs and commoners. Hailing from Kolhapur in Maharashtra, Shantaram's initiation into cinema was through the Maharashtra Film Company of Babu Rao Painter, one of the great pioneers of Indian cinema. Initially a mere studio hand, he progressed through hard work to become a filmmaker. In 1992, Shantaram and some friends launched their own concern called Prabhat Film Company, which steadily grew in reputation and became a major force in Indian cinema.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Stamp and FDC designed by Sankha Samanta. Cancellation by Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 2.90 X 3.91 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 2.90 x 3.9 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 40
Stamp Perforations : 13.5x13.5
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Matt Chromo
Indian Stamp Process : Photo Offset
Number of stamps printed : 0.4 million
Stamp Printed At : Calcutta Security Printers Ltd
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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