Cinepolis, India's first international and world's fourth largest movie theatre circuit announced the opening of eight-screen multiplex at Westend Mall in Pune.
The iconic mega-plex was inaugurated in the presence of internationally acclaimed actor, Irrfan Khan along with MD Cinepolis India, Javier Sotomayar.
The recent launch is in line with the Mexican multiplex operator's strategic vision of widening its pan-India footprint.
The state-of-art multiplex has an IMAX theatre, Dolby Atmos, RealD 3D technology. Total seating capacity of the multiplex is 1369 and will have 40 shows daily.
Cinepolis now has over 246 screens in 38 cities across India. The company already has a strong presence in the city, with its existing (India's largest) megaplex, 15-screen property in Season mall, Pune.
With this launch Cinepolis is opening the first Imax theatre in Pune. In addition, another auditorium in the complex is equipped with Dolby Atmos, which employs up to 64 speakers to heighten the realism of every scene.
"Cinepolis is committed to offering the best cinema experience to movie goers in India. We already have presence in Pune with India's biggest multiplex at Seasons Mall and this technologically advanced multiplex with IMAX theatre, Dolby Atmos, RealD 3D will widen our presence in this city. On the back of this success, we aim to reach the 400-screen landmark by 2017," said Managing Director Cinepolis India, Javier Sotomayor.
"At Cinepolis, we have already expressed the vitality of Western India for our business development. We already have strong presence in Mumbai as well in Pune with 15 Screen Megaplex. With this opening our presence in Pune has increased to 23 Screens. We have more than 10 screen planned to be opened in city in couple of years helping in increasing our presence in the country," said Director-Expansion Cinepolis India, Ashish Shukla.