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Cinépolis brings The IMAX Experience® to Bengaluru

Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit in terms of attendance, has announced the launch of The IMAX Experience® at the 10-screen megaplex, Cinépolis Forum Shantiniketan in Bengaluru. This IMAX theatre® opening is in line with Cinépolis’ positioning as a tech-driven brand and takes forward its alliance with IMAX to open new theatres in India. With this announcement, Cinépolis IMAX screens in India stand at 3.

IMAX is one of the world’s most recognized premium entertainment brands and this theatre launch stands as a testament to the growing box office success of today’s biggest blockbusters in the IMAX format.  Being globally acclaimed to deliver a magical fusion of crystal-clear images and heart pounding audio, the IMAX technology fits perfectly with Cinépolis’ mission to offer the ultimate immersive experience for the movie connoisseur.


Cinépolis Asia & Middle East, Managing Director, Javier Sotomayor “It is our constant endeavor to bring new technologies to our cinemas in order to provide the best and most premium immersive experience to our patrons. Our collaboration with IMAX has set objectives to revolutionize the cinematic experience through our synergy in bringing innovative technologies to the exhibition industry. We are excited to provide the globally acclaimed IMAX experience to the Indian audience at yet another of our multiplexes.”

Speaking on the occasion, IMAX’s Senior Vice President of Theatre Development John Schreiner said, "Cinépolis is a valued strategic partner that we have worked with for many years to bring The IMAX Experience to markets and audiences around the world. With the opening of the IMAX theatre at Cinépolis Forum Shantiniketan, we look forward to continuing to expand the IMAX network in this important cinema market and delivering new audiences today’s biggest blockbusters in IMAX’s immersive cinematic experience.

About Cinépolis India

Cinépolis India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cinépolis and is the 1st international exhibitor in India. The company currently operates 374 screens under the brand names of Cinépolis, Cinépolis VIP, and Fun Cinemas. Cinépolis operates India’s biggest Megaplex – 15 Screen Multiplex in Pune and has brought innovative concepts to exhibition Industry in India. Cinépolis also offers multi-benefit loyalty program- ‘Club Cinépolis’, to enhance customer experience and increase loyalty. 

Club Cinépolis offers free registration, earning and burning of points, invite to pre-screening of movies and star visits. Cinépolis India has been awarded with “Most Admired Retail Launch” in 2010, “Most Admired Retailer – Innovation” in 2011, “Fastest Growing Multiplex Chain” in 2015, “IMAGES Most Admired Retailer – Entertainment” in 2015, “DLP CineAsia Marketing Achievement Award” in 2015, ‘Best Marketing Campaign of the Year’ award at the Making of Developed India awards 2017.  In 2018 Cinépolis has been awarded with ‘Best Multiplex – West’, ‘Best Multiplex – South’ and ‘Fastest Growing Chain’ at the Global awards for Retail Excellence. In 2018, Cinépolis India has been awarded with “Most Trusted Brand of the Year” at Big Cine Expo 2018 and Images Most Admired Retailer – Entertainment at Indian Retail Forum 2018.

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