PVR in distribution tie-up with Kumar Mangat’s Panorama Studios

PVR Pictures, the production and distribution arm of India’s largest film exhibition company, said it has signed an agreement Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak’s Panorama Studios to distribute films across India. Panorama Studios has produced hits like Omkara, Special 26, Drishyam, Singham, Raid and Pyaar Ka Punchnama, since it was founded in 2005. PVR […]

PVR opens 10-screen multiplex at Uthandi Mall, Chennai

India’s largest multiplex chain PVR Cinemas announced the launch of its new multiplex at Uthandi Mall, Chennai. The ten-screen property is equipped with a BARCO 2K projection system that offers better picture quality, said PVR Cinemas. In addition to this, the auditoriums are equipped with Dolby 7.1 surround sound and next-generation 3-D. PVR also introduced […]

PVR Pictures to distribute Reliance Entertainment’s films

PVR Pictures, the production arm of India’s largest cinema chain,  said it will distribute films from Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Entertainment. Both companies will collaborate for the first time to distribute Reliance Entertainment’s upcoming film Game Over, releasing on June 14. This will be followed by the Hrithik Roshan starrer Super 30, which will release on […]

PVR opens six-screen multiplex at Next Galleria in Musarambagh, Hyderabad

India’s largest multiplex chain PVR Cinemas launched its eighth multiplex in Hyderabad. The six-screen property, located at the Hyderabad Next Galleria mall in Musarambagh spreads across an area of 26,630 square feet and has a seating capacity of 985 seats. It comes with a BARCO 2K projection system that offers better picture quality, according to […]

PVR opens 4-seat multiplex at Phoenix United Mall in Bareilly

PVR Cinemas said it has opened its 137th multiplex at Phoenix United Mall in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. With this, said India’s largest cinema exhibitor, it now has 13 multiplexes in Uttar Pradesh. The company has also increased the total multiplexes in North India to 49. The latest property will have four screens, taking the total screens […]

PVR opens four-hall multiplex at Garuda Mall, Mysore

PVR Cinemas, the country’s largest cinema exhibition chain, said it has opened a four-hall multiplex cinema at Garuda Mall in Mysore. The multiplex has 948 seats and comes with 2K projection systems, Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound and next generation 3-D screens. The property is spread over 29,500 square feet. Chairman and MD Ajay Bijli said […]

Multiplexes to allow ‘outside food’ from Aug 1

Multiplex theaters in Maharashtra will have to allow customers to carry their own food items into the exhibition hall, Maharashtra government said in the legislative assembly. The statement by consumer affairs minister Ravindra Chavan in the assembly comes in the context of a public interest litigation being heard in the Mumbai High Court about ‘overcharging’ […]

PVR acquires stake in US luxury theater chain iPic

PVR Limited, India’s largest theater chain, said it agreed to acquire a minority stake in US-based luxury restaurant-and-theater company iPic-Gold Class Entertainment, LLC. The US company operates 16 luxury theaters with 121 screens across 10 States in the United States, PVR said. Ajay Bijli, Chairman and Managing Director of PVR, will join the board of directors of […]

PVR introduces ‘movie on demand’ with VKAAO app

PVR, India’s largest movie chain, said viewers can now watch any movie they want — including oldies, small-time and independent flicks and documentaries — by voting for them on movie-on-demand app VKAAO from Bookmyshow. When a certain number of app users sign up for a screening at a particular time and theater, the movie theater […]

PVR opens five-screen multiplex at Grand Galada Center Mall, Chennai

PVR, India’s largest multiplex chain, said it opened its 127th property at Grand Galada Centre Mall in Chennai. The facility will have five screens and is equipped with 2K projection, 7.1 Digital Dolby surround sound and Dolby ATMOS. The screens also support 3-D, the company said. With this, the company now operates 584 screens in […]

PVR enters its 49th city with 3-screen multiplex at Moradabad

PVR Ltd, India’s largest chain of film exhibition halls, said it had entered its 49th city with the opening of a new multiplex in Moradabad. The three-screen, 631-seat facility was opened inside the newly opened Parsvnath Mall. The facility marks the 11th city in Uttar Pradesh that is home to a PVR complex. With this, […]