PVR crosses 800 screens milestone with launch of Sri Ganganagar multiplex

MUMBAI: Multiplex chain PVR Cinemas has crossed the 800 screens milestone and claims that it is the first cinema exhibitor in the country to have managed to get there. The total screen tally now stands at 800 screens across 170 properties with the launch of its latest multiplex in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan today.

The new three-screen property housed in a posh township spreads across an area of 19600 sq. feet with a seating capacity of 581 audiences. Integrated with latest in-theatrical technological solutions and featuring contemporary art and décor, the multiplex is aimed at offering a unique movie-viewing experience to the patrons in the region.

PVR joint MD Sanjeev Kumar Bijli said, “It is a moment of great pride to reach the 800 screens milestone. The journey from 500 screen count to 800 has been exemplary where we have focussed on cities beyond metros. The love for cinema in India keeps driving us to continue innovating and foray into unchartered territories. We thank our patrons, partners, and employees who have supported us throughout in the journey to becoming the leaders in the multiplex industry.”

PVR CEO Gautam Dutta commented on achieving the milestone, “We are happy to achieve yet another milestone and there is no looking back from here. We are now looking forward to the next milestone of 1000 screens and are fuelled with the passion to take unique cinematic experience to the people across geographies and demographics. The Indian entertainment industry is one of the largest industries in global map and we assure our constant endeavour to take the modern movie viewing experience to the masses.”

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