Cinépolis opens its first multiplex in Bangalore

MUMBAI: Cinépolis, the world‘s 4th largest cinema chain, launched its newest multiplex in Bangalore with the Abhishek Bachchan-Deepika Padukone-starrer Dum Maaro Dum. This mall marks the first Cinepolis multiplex in South India.

The multiplex, with a capacity of 1,328 seats, will feature a 3D screen and a macro screen.

Speaking on the occasion, Cinépolis India managing director and country head Milan Saini said, "We are pleased to announce the launch of Bangalore‘s 1st International multiplex. Cinema patrons can look forward to enjoying from a wide selection of movie titles and show timings with over 35 shows screened every day."

The all digital screening format will enable crystal clear picture and the best-in-class sound technology will make the surround sound close to a real-life experience. In addition, digital technology will make it possible to showcase alternate content such as music concerts, cricket and other sporting events.

Averred Cinépolis exhibition head Ashish Shukla, "Bangalore is a key market for Cinépolis India as it enjoys multiple language cinemas. With our cinema we bring to Bangalore, a world class cinema viewing experience that includes the best in class audio visual technology, state-of-the-art 3D experience, comfortable seating, delightful and freshly prepared gourmet foods, wide and spacious foyers, and our top notch customer service."

Cinépolis has an aggressive India growth strategy and plans to open 500 screens by 2016. More than half of these screens are slated to open in South India.

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