Norway Issued Stamp on Indian Actress Hema Malini

\"\"The Bollywood Festival Norway, undertook a supreme task this year to honour Indian Cinema celebrating its 100 years.The festival itself reached a landmark on its completion of 10th Anniversary this year. When the arrival of the legend Hema Malini with troupe to the festival became a reality, Hema Malini being the prominent representation of art and beauty of Indian Cinema for decades, it was clear to the festival director how to honour all of the above.

A postal stamp was thus issued by the Postal authorities as a gesture of salutation to Indian Cinemas 100 years and arrival of Indian Cinemas Dream girl Hema Malini to the 10th Anniversary of Bollywood Festival Norway. This was presented on Friday 7th September when the official opening of the festival done by Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre of Norway at Lørenskog Cinema.

At the end of the program Hema Malini was given a surprise by the Festival Director\"\" Nasrullah Qureshi along with film producer Mr. Ratan Jain and Mr. Vikas Mohan who unveiled the poster of the stamp. She was very touched by this gesture. Nasrullah Qureshi gave more than 200 stamp for personal use and the rest of stamps are being sold at the festival. Many families from India & Pakistan got to buy them at festival. Bollywood fans can order more stamps from the Posten Norway.(Source-Bollyspice.com)

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3 Responses to Norway Issued Stamp on Indian Actress Hema Malini

  1. leezapadhi says:

    is it a real issue or a personalised stamp?there is no mention about this in norway philatelic web site.

    • Shijith says:

      Yes I checked this on Norway Online Post office site and there is no mention..I am assuming this is a personalised stamp.

      • Shijith says:

        Here is a response I got from Norway Post on Hema Malini Stamp…Looks like you will never find this stamp on the Norway Post Site…I don’t think this is custom page as this is directly issued by Norway Post

        Hi
        I got your email from Posten Norway .
        BollywoodFestival 2012 honor Hema Malini with Post stamps in Bollywood festival on the 7th September 2012. It was limited stamps .
        We did send to many fans all over the world.

        Mvh/Kind regards
        Nasrullah Qureshi
        http://www.bollywoodfest.com

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