Coffee with BS: What makes Ajay Bijli the Godfather of India's multiplexes

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Ajay Bijli, Chairman & Managing Director, PVR Ltd | Illustration: Binay Sinha

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“Let’s film him here… It has The Godfather feel to it,” says a member of a camera crew from a leading hotel in Delhi, standing in one of the four cinema halls at the PVR Director’s Cut on the fourth floor of Ambience Mall, Gurugram. Spread out before them is a luxurious theatre with fawn, fine leather-upholstered recliners. Each has a golden side lamp and a mini-table with cup holders and space for plates carefully designed to ensure they don’t reflect light or allow the food to spill as people eat while they watch the movie.

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First Published: Jul 22 2022 | 10:23 PM IST

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