Pune : Cinépolis, India’s first international and world’s fourth-largest movie theatre chain, announced today that guests visiting the WESTEND Mall, Aundh, Pune can now enjoy The IMAX Experience® at its newly opened IMAX® theatre featuring the release of The Magnificent Seven. The first IMAX screen for Pune, which is a part of an existing eight-screen multiplex, was inaugurated in the presence of Mr. John M. Schreiner, Senior Vice President for Theatre Development, IMAX Corporation along with Mr. Devang Sampat, Director, India Strategic Initiatives for Cinépolis India.
The new IMAX at Cinépolis, WESTEND Mall, Aundh offers moviegoers a truly immersive cinematic experience, allowing them to enjoy the biggest blockbusters like never before. IMAX’s cutting-edge projection system, which delivers crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital sound system, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie. This iconic IMAX theatre has a seating capacity of 283 and will run five shows daily. Cinépolis has strategically chosen to open its second IMAX screen in India in Pune given that the city comprises a plethora of discerning and voracious movie-watchers. In 2014, Cinépolis opened its first IMAX theatre in Indiaat Viviana mall, Thane.
Commenting on the launch Mr. Devang Sampat, Director – India Strategic Initiatives, Cinépolis India said, “Pune as a city has a huge cinema-going audience. Building on the previous success of the IMAX theatre at Viviana mall, we felt confident to bring in our second screen into the city. IMAX theatres offer cutting-edge entertainment technology that deliversan immersive cinematic experience, which keeps the cinema-lovers coming back for more.”
Mr. John M. Schreiner, Senior Vice President for Theatre Development, IMAX Corporation mentioned, “Cinépolis is one of the fastest-growing cinema operators worldwide and one of our largest partners. We are extremely delighted to expand our partnership with them in India and launch an exciting new chapter of immersive movie-going for audiences in Pune. ”
This cinema will also have a differentiated experience to give to its moviegoers. Patrons can also enjoy benefits of gourmet food offerings at Coffee Tree and benefit from the Cinépolis club membership, where moviegoers can register for free and start accumulating reward points for every purchase made at the ticket counter.