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Bangalore, India, Jun 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog) Cinépolis, the world’s 4th largest cinema chain and India’s 1st international exhibitor today announced that it has achieved the important milestone of one lakh (100,000) customers in Bengaluru, in less than its first 5 weeks of operations. In April 2011, Cinépolis introduced International cinema viewing in Bengaluru and since then has become known in the city for its unique experience delivered through innovative technology that ensures real-life cinema experience.
Mr. Ashish Shukla, Head-Exhibition, Cinépolis India added, “Arriving at the 1 lakh customer mark within a month of our launch is a momentous achievement for all of us at Cinépolis Bengaluru and we credit this success to our loyal patrons. Our business mission is to offer the latest technology benefits along with the best local entertainment to reinvent movie viewing and make it a cherish-able experience. Following which, we have been in the forefront of promoting vernacular cinema in the city and have brought our best international practices. We are grateful to our customers for their support and will rededicate ourselves to providing an enhanced entertaining experience.”
The all digital screening format at Cinépolis enables crystal clear picture quality and the best-in-class sound technology makes the surround sound close to a real-life experience. In addition, the digital technology of Cinépolis provides a compelling movie experience for all its customers.
Cinépolis recognized its 100,000th customer, Mr Deepak Kamath and his family with a bouquet of flowers and a range of free gifts. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Kamath said, “We truly enjoy the world class ambience and the title selection available at the cinema. It is quite simply our favorite destination and even though we have to travel 20 kms for it, we are now a visiting it frequently as it’s truly worth the effort.”
A regular visitor of Cinépolis commented on their Facebook page, “Cinépolis is the best theatre in Bengaluru and provides an awesome 3D viewing experience.” Many other visitors have commended on the cinema’s quality and experience and rated it as the best cinema in Bengaluru.
Cinépolis launched its Bengaluru operations on April 21, 2011 which is the company’s first cinema in South India. The company 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.
Tickets can be purchased from the company website www.cinépolis.in and cinema schedule can be obtained on SMS by sending ‘Cinépolis Bengaluru’ to 53030. Further, patrons can interact with Cinépolis on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Cinépolisbengaluru and follow it on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Cinépolis_blr
Cinépolis India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cinépolis and is the 1st international exhibitor in India. Cinépolis started its operations in India in 2009 at Amritsar and plans to roll out 500 screens by 2016. Cinépolis is the 2010 winner of the ‘Most Admired Retail Launch’ award at the prestigious India Retail Forum.
Cinépolis is the world’s 4th largest movie theater circuit, operating more than 2500 screens in 10 countries and serving more than 105 million patrons annually. Cinépolis was the first cinema exhibitor in the world to pioneer the concept of premium and luxury movie theaters via its Cinépolis VIP brand. Founded in 1971, privately held Cinépolis is headquartered in Morelia, Mexico.