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  • Cannes' best director winner film 'Foxcatcher' to be released in India by PVR Pictures June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: PVR Pictures has acquired the Indian distribution rights of Cannes' best director winner 'Foxcatcher', the truelife inspired drama starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum in key roles. Directed by Bennett Miller, who has previously directed Brad Pitt starrer 'Moneyball', the film is based on Olympic wrestling gold medalist Mark...
  • Aamir Khan starrer 'Raakh' and four other films on PVR Director's Rare lineup this June May 24, 2014

    Aditya Bhattacharya's dark drama 'Raakh' which was supposed to be Aamir Khan's debut film as a lead, will be rereleased by PVR Director's Rare in June 2014. The film which also starred Supriya Pathak and Pankaj Kapoor. The film was released in 1989 a year after Aamir's 'Qayamat Se Qayamat...
  • 'Club 60' celebrates its 100-day run in select theatres April 3, 2014

    'Club 60' celebrated 100 days at the box office and director Sanjay Tripathy credits word of mouth publicity for the success. "It is a great experience to have your first film run for hundred days purely on audience support. We didn't have a big star cast, no big publicity budget. What...
  • Cinema halls receive blood-written letters over Sunny Leone's 'Ragini MMS2' screening March 3, 2014

    Some right-wing groups have threatened managers of two reputed cinemas in Ghaziabad not to show "Ragini MMS2", co-produced by Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor and starring Sunny Leone, saying that it is against Indian culture. Police said that managers of Big Cinema situated in Ansal Plaza Mall in Vaishali area and PVR Cinema...
  • 'Film for Change' is a health guide for children August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Multiplex chain operator PVR has created a filmbased health education programme titled 'Film for Change' to spread awareness amongst children about the benefits of good health. PVR is doing this through its social programme and registered foundation PVR Nest, and Agro Tech Foods Limited. Around 400 students from schools...
  • Snapshot: Is Jackky Bhagnani dating southern actress Nidhi Subbaiah? April 29, 2013

    Are former model and south cinema actress Nidhi Subbaiah and actor Jackky Bhagnani dating? They were recently spotted together at PVR Juhu. Subbaiah played the female lead in the film 'Ajab Gazabb Love', a romance comedy directed by Sanjay Gadhvi, opposite Bhagnani. ...
  • Delhi: First show of 'Vishwaroop' at PVR Saket starts after delay February 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The first show of 'Vishwaroop', the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan's latest film 'Vishwaroopam', at PVR Saket was delayed on Friday morning due to technical reasons. The people, however, stayed adamant that they will not return without watching the film. The issue was resolved later on and the...
  • Cinemax India in talks to sell stake to PVR November 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Multiplex chain operator Cinemax today said its promoters are in exclusive discussions with PVR for selling stake in the company. "Cinemax India has been informed by its promoters that they are engaged in exclusive discussions with PVR for a potential sale of their shares in the company. However, no...
  • Film shows cancelled in Mumbai in honour of Thackeray November 17, 2012

    Mumbai: With emotions running high following Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's death, cinema house owners in the city have decided to keep the theatres closed Saturday night and Sunday for security reasons. Film screenings in city theatres were cancelled on Saturday as soon as the news of Sena chief's demise...
  • PVR to pay Rs 10000 for lastminute change of movie July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: PVR Ltd has been ordered by a city consumer forum to pay Rs 10,000 to a woman as compensation for disappointment and inconvenience suffered by her and her son due to lastminute replacement of the movie they had booked tickets for. The East District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum said...
  • PVR vs Cinepolis: The multiplex war is on May 2, 2012

    Deepak Marda still remembers that fateful day on campus. In early 2007, the 34yearold IITian was studying at the Stanford Graduate School of Business when Alejanadro Ramirez, the CEO of Cinepolis, Mexicos biggest movie exhibition company and worlds fourth largest, came to address the class. This was the opportunity that...
  • Hemant Gaba: You've made your film. Now what? April 7, 2012

    When I finally managed to finish my first feature length film Shuttlecock Boys which took me a good 2.5 years to pull off (normally this period would vary between 1.52 years for first time filmmakers, mine was just a little longer), I wondered What do I do now ?...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra celebrates 30 years of striving in cinema March 22, 2012

    VCF banner has been producing some of Hindi cinema's most critically and commercially successful films for 30 years. ...
  • 'Chaurahen' all set to release after 4 years March 15, 2012

    Rajshree Ojha's 'Chaurahen' is finally set to release this Friday, after lying in the cans for 4 years. ...
  • CEOspeak: Ajay Bijli wants entertainment tax cut June 29, 2009

    Ajay Bijli, a pioneer in entertainment and the man who made PVR a household name, wants entertainment tax should come down this Budget. ...
  • Storyboard: Rajasthan Royals' gameplan for IPL January 17, 2009

    New Delhi: On Storyboard this week, CNNIBN brings you the game plan of Rajasthan Royals for IPL season 2, the impact that PVR will have on TV ratings and Cadbury's expectations from Bournville. ...
  • More than movies: Fun, games soon at PVR February 16, 2008

    Bangkok: The Indian retail revolution has added another frontier. India's pioneer in the multiplex sector PVR limited is now aiming to enter the retail entertainment zone. Having recently signed a joint venture with Bangkokbased Major Cineplex group, PVR Limited plans to give the Indian consumer more than just the movies...
  • Weekipedia: India's first store for designer men's wear December 2, 2007

    With the wedding season promising to only get hotter, it may do for men to make sure they are as welldressed as the women. To help them in this endeavour is a spanking new store. Called Ministry of Fashion, it stocks only designer men's wear, with over six international...
  • PVR to invest Rs 400 cr, add 250 screens in 3 yrs November 22, 2007

    New Delhi: For all you movie goers here is some good news PVR cinemas plans to invest Rs 400 crore in the next two to three years to set up 250 new screens across the country. The company is looking at various options of raising funds and may even...
  • Now, watch a film and eat out too November 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Exit a movie hall and it leads you to a sprawling food court that's the strategic aim behind Ajay Bijli's 30 per cent stake acquisition in Amit Burman's Lite Bites. Lite Bite has invested a total of Rs 200 crore in this venture and aims to cross...
  • North laps up every minute of Sivaji June 30, 2007

    Mumbai / New Delhi: We know that it's a runaway hit in the South, but even though the Rajinikanth starrer SivajiThe Boss is running without Hindi or English subtitles in North India, it has still managed a 98 per cent occupancy in the first week for the 39 shows that...
  • India 360: 10 yrs of multiplexes June 8, 2007

    Multiplex culture started a decade ago as an experiment to give the silver screenobsessed Indians a whole new cinematic experience and became a phenomenon that changed the countrys filmwatching habits forever. As the concept completes 10 years in India, its perhaps apt to say that cinemas sociocultural impact has multiplied with...
  • 10 yrs of multiplex | Pixel perfect June 7, 2007

    New Delhi: It's a decade since India's first multiplex opened in the Capital and ushered in the urban Indian audience to a cinematic experience that was quite unlike the single screen theatre. Multiple screenings and mini theatres with stateoftheart technology soon made the 'daily four shows' tag history. Though, initially...
  • PVR plans to tieup with Red Bull February 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Good times ahead for PVR employees. In order to woo the working executives with special facilities like drink and snacks, the PVR Cinema is planning to tie up with Austriabased energy drink maker Red Bull. "We would introduce one such show, specifically meeting the needs of the working...
  • Chennai movie buffs get double treat January 18, 2007

    Chennai: Films buffs in Chennai are getting the maximum viewing pleasure: more multiplex chains are setting up shop in the city and the government has put a ceiling on ticket prices. Inox Leisure plans to open two more halls in the city and PVR Cinemas is planning a multiplex. This boom...
  • It's reel big: 300 screens in 3 years December 13, 2006

    New Delhi: The multiplex industry is witnessing a 40 per cent growth and the moviegoing experience is only going to get bigger and better. M2K, Imax and Fun Cinema are the latest entrants and have already chalked out big expansion plans. Presently, India has just about 12 screens per million where...
  • PVR to invest Rs 2 bn for expansion September 19, 2006

    New Delhi: Multiplex operator PVR Ltd will launch budget cinema halls in Maharashtra in September as part of Rs 2 billion plan to expand to smaller towns, the company said. "Moviegoing experience can be improved in the smaller towns. The appetite to watch movies is there and that's where we...
  • PVR turns silver screen into blackboard August 27, 2006

    New Delhi: PVR Cinemas gave Delhi's street children a little surprise with Childscape their new initiative for educating the underprivileged children. It was a rare day out for a few street children in the Capital. A play with a social message and a children's film was screened for them. After the...