CINEMAX ENTERS RAIPUR- 5 SCREENS TO OPEN AT CITY CENTRE MALL
Raipur, 11 February 2011: Cinemax, one of the largest multiplex chains in India, is all set
enter Raipur. The Grand Opening will be on February 11, 2011. This sprawling 5 screen
multiplex located at City Centre Mall will have total capacity of 1055 seats.
Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh is an important regional, commercial and industrial
destination for the coal, power, steel and aluminum industries. Raipur is also among India’s
biggest iron markets. Research shows that people in Raipur are passionate about their
culture and are avid film-goers. With this launch in their city, they can experience the Cinemax
benchmarked technology, lighting, acoustic sound system – thus making each movie-watching
experience unique in its own right. Having marked its presence in Raipur, Cinemax now has 107
operational screens across the country in 33 locations with a total capacity of 27,839 seats.
Speaking about the launch, Sunil Punjabi, CEO Cinemax said, “Raipur is a growing city with
a vibrant culture, and hence an important market for Cinemax. We are extremely pleased to
enhance the entertainment options for the people of Raipur. The movie-loving audiences will
enjoy our cutting-edge technology and world-class facilities. With the launch of Raipur, we
are firmly set on growing our footprint across the country and attaining leadership position
in the multiplex industry. We are working hard to deliver the growth that we promised are
Cinemax India Ltd. is a family entertainment centre focused primarily on the exhibition and gaming
business with limited interests in mall development. Cinemax is one of the largest exhibition theatre
chains in India operating 33 properties and 107 screens. The Cinemax brand is one of the most
recognizable film exhibition brands in its areas of operation with plans afoot to spread its footprint across
the country. Cinemax is part of the Kanakia Group which has a track record of over 20 years in the real
estate industry with more than 10 million sq. ft. of residential and commercial real estate developed.