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Stars of the Dhaka cinema Bobita and Farrukh, backboard picture, Dhaka 1982. Seems our hero was in a fight, judging by the blood streaming down his face; our heroine is nonchalant in a European-style hat. Images suggesting men fighting over women were popular.  Movie stars have been by far the most frequent material for ricksha artists, although it was banned more or less during the mid-seventies because of official objections that harked back to
 a 1967 law on the books since East Pakistan days (before Bangladesh independence in 1971). During the ban time, artists proliferated images of love birds and animal fable satires.