Last week, we carried an extensive data-driven piece on the implications of PVR taking over Cinemax, something that was then a subject of speculation but is now confirmed. With the PVR-Cinemax deal following up on the recent Inox-Fame merger, we are witnessing a phase of consolidation in the exhibition sector.
If the Bijli Brothers take over the Cinemax chain of cinemas, they could be eyeing more than just a bigger bottom line
Ajay Bijli: PVR currently operates a cinema circuit of 158 screens with 36 properties across 20 key cities in India. Over the next financial year, we plan ...
PVR Cinemas, the third largest multiplex chain in the country is rumoured to be on its way to acquiring Kanakia group’s multiplex chain, Cinemax. According to sources, the Delhi based company, has finalised a Rs 500 crore deal for the same. PVR currently operates a cinema circuit consisting of 213 screens ...
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The 2012 edition of India Retail Forum awarded PVR as the most admired retailer of the year: entertainment. The other cinemas nominated in the same category were BIG Cinemas, INOX, PVR, Fun Multiplex, Cinemax, and Fame Cinemas. PVR won the award for its total annual sales turnover growth by 23 ...
After a stint of almost two years, Cinemax CEO Sunil Punjabi has put in his papers. Punjabi joined the company in July 12, 2010, and helmed the exhibition business.
When contacted, Punjabi replied to our text message and confirmed the news. "Yes I have," said Punjabi.
Before Cinemax, ...
Multiplexes revolutionise movie menus to fatten their bottom line
Those who say a movie is an experience to savour didn’t mean whetting the creative appetite only. After all, what’s a movie without popcorn and cola? Well, with investment in state-of-the-art multiplexes going through the roof, and a limit to ...
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Cinemax, hosted a charity screening of the movie RA.One (3D) on November 5, for 100 underprivileged NGO children from across the city, in association with the NGO Don Bosco Balprafulta. The purpose of this initiative was to ensure a special experience for the children from various urban slums that otherwise ...
Multiplex is taking film business step ahead
The multiplex boom ushered in a new era in the country’s entertainment industry and has transformed the landscape of movie-watching in India. The dynamics today are rapidly changing due to a rise in the standard of living as well as a plethora ...
Leading Indian multiplex chain Cinemax is the multiplex partner for the second time with the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI). Thus, the impressive line-up of about 200 films will be screened at two major Cinemax properties, at Sion and Versova, where state-of-the-art facilities, hi-technology auditoriums, lighting and acoustic sound ...
Multiplex chain Cinemax India has launched a three-screen multiplex in Surat. The new multiplex, which will open with the screening of Rascals, is a 716-seater and includes 17 recliner seats. With this launch, the company has 126 screens and 31,491 seats at 37 properties across India.
An E&Y look at the trends, challenges and way forward for film exhibition, from the September edition of The Newsreel
From single screens, to multiplexes and to the recent emerging trend of megaplexes, the Indian film exhibition segment, which forms the largest component of the country’s filmed entertainment industry in ...
Cinemax has launched its flagship property in Pune, Maharashtra, at Inorbit Mall.
It is located at Pune Nagar Road, an up-coming township. With this launch, Cinemax has 36 properties in India. The four-screen multiplex in Pune has a total seating capacity of 975.
It is ...
The Union Budget is only a week away from being tabled in Parliament. Like it does every year, the entertainment industry is keeping its fingers crossed for the government to ease, update and rationalise its taxation policies to bring economic relief to the industry. Box Office India asks industry experts ...