PVR Ltd announced its first NFC enabled PVR Wallet app for the BlackBerry 10 platform. Empowered with the innovative NFC technology and NEC integrated E-money solution, moviegoers can now tap and pay for movie tickets and refreshments without using paper money across 15 PVR cinemas in cities like Delhi and ...
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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Tagged Cinemax, PVR
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 ...
PVR Ltd announced the launch of its nine screen multiplex at Viman Nagar, near Baker Company, Pune. With this launch in Pune, PVR now has 48 screens and nine multiplexes in six key cities of Maharashtra including four in Mumbai, one in Latur, one in Aurangabad, one in Nagpur and ...
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Tagged Pune, PVR
PVR Ltd, announced the opening of the first multiplex at Rama Magneto the Mall in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. With this launch in Bilaspur, PVR now has eight screens and two multiplexes in two key cities of Chhattisgarh including four screens and 1212 seats in Raipur. The multiplex is spread across an ...
PVR Limited has signed agreements with L Capital Eco Limited (L Capital), a subsidiary of L Capital Asia LLC, a leading international private equity fund, to invest Rs 108 crore in PVR’s cinema exhibition and in-mall entertainment businesses. L Capital will invest Rs 57.7 crore under the preferential allotment route in ...
PVR storms Jalandhar as it takes the multiplex experience to smaller cities across India
The march of the multiplex brigade continues and seducing yet another section of the audience with the new-age cine-viewing experience is PVR Cinemas. It has opened a new property in Jalandhar in Punjab. “Cinemas in ...
A cheque-bouncing case has been filed against director Rajkumar Santoshi at the Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court in Delhi by PVR Pictures recently. The director had issued a cheque for Rs 50 lakh against the advance for film-making, which did not get cleared due to insufficient funds.Earlier, it had been settled between ...
As we hit the half-way mark of 2012, we take stock of the hits and misses during the first six months of the year. Here’s the report card
Could it get any better? We are a superstitious industry and it may not be a good omen to count our chickens ...
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Tagged Agneepath, Akshaye Rathi, Apoorva Mehta, ASA Productions, Ashish Saksena, BIG Cinemas, DAR Media Pvt Ltd, G-7 and Maratha Mandir cinemas, Girish Johar, Jaymin Panchal, Kahaani, Manoj Desai, PVR, Reliance Entertainment, Rowdy Rathore, Sanjeev Kumar Bijli, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Utpal Acharya, Vivek Rangachari
The Amazing Spider-Man, will be screened at PVR Phoenix on June 29, 2012 at 10 am as part of the PIX Movie Club. This is a special initiative by the channel to encourage students to watch the latest Hollywood movies at absolutely no cost.
The Amazing Spider-Man follows the ...
PVR Ltd has announced the launch of its three-screen multiplex with a capacity of 821 seats at Treasure Bazaar Mall in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. With this launch, PVR stands at 173 screens in 40 cinemas in 24 cities across India. Tickets are priced between Rs 50 and Rs 120.
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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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Tagged Akshay Rathi, Cinemax, combo meals, falafel, FICCI KPMG, kebabs, Manoj Desia, Media & Entertainment report of 2012, nachos, popcorn, PVR, Sanjeev Bijli
PepsiCo India and PVR Ltd have announced the renewal of their strategic partnership. As part of this five-year partnership, PepsiCo India will be the official ‘Pouring Partner’ for carbonated soft drinks, health drinks and juice-based drinks, beverages, packaged juices and water at all 166 PVR screens across 22 cities in ...
Hollywood films widen their reach in India by riding piggyback on the expansion of multiplexes in Tier II and III cities
From a treat once restricted to the urban and elite to entertainment that’s reaching Tier II and Tier III cities, Hollywood has come a long, long way. Time was when the English-speaking ...
Posted in Features, Hollywood News
Tagged Harry Potter, Ice Age 4: Continental Drift, Marketing Head at Top Entertainment, Mission Impossible, PVR, Sailesh Pathak, Spiderman, The Amazing Spider-Man 3D, The Artist, Titanic
The first day first show collections of Agent Vinod in Udaipur are as follows:
PVR - 6,525 out of 41,525
PVR - 6,825 out of 49,700
PVR - 19,800 out of 42,425
Ashoka - 3,090 out of 65,190
Ashoka - 18,820 out of 65,190
The two days collection of Chaar Din Ki Chandni is as follows:
PVR Director’s Rare initiative brings Chaurahen (Crossroads) under its banner. The movie, directed by Rajshree Ojha, is set to release on March 16 and comprises three stories connected to each other through love, life and loss. It features Soha Ali Khan, Ankur Khanna, Victor Banerjee, Kiera Chaplin, Roopa Ganguly, Zeenat ...
This is what happens when an actor decides to watch a movie incognito and outsmart the paparazzi!
Accompanied by two of her friends, Kangana Ranaut went to watch the War Horse at PVR, Juhu in Mumbai, on February 12. Minus her make-up, Ranaut was confident she wouldn’t be recognised ...
They have taken the cine experience to the next level with a dazzling new concept in New Delhi – movie watching-luxury entertainment. Launched by the Bijli Brothers, Director’s Cut aims to wow the upper crust. Ajay and Sanjeev Bijli discuss this bold step, and much more, with Sagorika Dasgupta
PVR Ltd., the leading entertainment company in India, today announced the launch of its 8 screen multiplex at the Rahul Raj Mall with maximum screen share in Surat.PVR had entered Gujarat in 2007 with the launch of their low cost model ‘PVR Talkies’ in ...
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What’s It All About
Aug 24 – 28, 2011
In its third year, the International Film Festival Ahmedabad (IFFA) aims to facilitate dialogue between cultures and nations through cinema. IFFA is a melting pot of global ideas and ideologies but also provides a platform for Indian and international ...
To cash in on the long weekend for Republic Day, PVR Pictures is toying with releasing their upcoming film Shanghai on January 26, 2012. The film is director Dibakar Banerjee’s next and toplines Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi and Kalki Koechlin.
But this might not be such a good idea ...
Are we ready to enter the fourth dimension? Spy Kids will be a litmus test for this new technology in India.
Even as 3D technology takes root in India, Hollywood has stormed another frontier, ushering in what is being called “4D”. So, if James Cameron’s Avatar swept the world ...
PVR makes a regal debut to the Desert State – a four-screen, 3D-enabled multiplex
PVR has made a regal entry to the state of Rajasthan, launching its first four-screen multiplex in Udaipur at the Celebration Mall. With this launch, PVR will strengthen its presence in the state, treating the ...
PVR Ltd has launched its first four screen multiplex in Udaipur at the Celebration Mall. With the launch in Udaipur, PVR has entered the state of Rajasthan and will soon strengthen its presence in the state. The multiplex will have a capacity of 1150 seats and will provide an exhilarating ...
After an illustrious three years with the Motion Picture Association (MPA) India office, Managing Director, Rajiv Dalal will hand over the baton to the able hands of Uday Singh. The new MD, who has headed both Sony Pictures India and PVR Pictures, will now represent the collective interests of the ...
English movie channel Pix started its Movie Club brand-building initiative eight months ago. The aim was to connect with college students by offering them films to watch theatrically at a low cost – just Rs 30. Now the channel is looking to grow the initiative by offering free screenings. Pix ...