-= About Dastaan =-

(दास्तान داستان : – Originating from the Persian language, Dastaan literally means story, fable or tale.)

At Dastaan, it is our endeavour to preserve the golden & glorious history of cinema. We aim to showcase film memorabilia from the golden era and narrate untold stories behind the stories. for it is what laid the foundation of cinema as we know today. While Indian cinema has come a long way ever since, its humble beginnings must not be forgotten


About the Curator

For more than 40 years, Zafar Aabid Balani has meticulously curated film photographs, original film posters, handbills & magazines. With over 50,000 movie photos, hundreds of film posters and other film memorabilia, he is not an ordinary cinema lover.