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PVR Cinemas

  • Largest cinema exhibition company in India
  • 462 screens in 104 properties in 44 cities
  • Serves 60 million patrons at pan India level
  • As of September 2014, total assets stood at Rs 893.39 crore (US$ 143.45 million)

PVR is the largest and the most premium film and retail entertainment company in India. Since its inception in 1997, the brand has redefined the way entertainment is consumed in India. It currently operates a cinema circuit comprising of 462 screens in 104 properties in 44 cities pan India. The subsidiaries range from the largest bowling chain in India, 'PVR bluO' to the two casual dining restaurants Mistral and Mr Hong under PVR Leisure. The group under the arm of PVR Pictures is into film distribution of non-studio/ independent international films in India. The company is also known for cultivating and spreading international movie culture countrywide and supports independent filmmakers under the banner of 'Directors Rare'.

PVR acquired the Cinemax properties in 2012 and currently serves 60 million patrons at pan India level. From Gold Class and Mainstream Cinemas to Director's Cut, PVR has made exceptional technology like the IMAX and the Enhanced Cinema Experience (ECX) accessible to its audience. Currently amongst the top 10 cinema companies in the world with respect to admissions per screen, PVR has entered the World Economic Forum's List of Fastest-Growing 'Global Growth Companies'.


PVR Cinemas: Largest cinema exhibition company in India

2014 Plans to launch a 15-screen Superplex with KidZania.
2008 PVR Cinemas goes fully 2K digital chain.
2004 Launch of PVR Gold Class.
1997 The Company pioneered the multiplex revolution in the country by establishing the first multiplex cinema , PVR Anupam in 1997 at Saket, New Delhi.
1995 PVR was incorporated in April 1995 pursuant to a Joint Venture Agreement between Priya Exhibitors Private Limited and Village Roadshow Limited, Australia.

Updated: February, 2015

Media and Entertainment
India’s television market is expected to grow at CAGR of 15.5 per cent to reach US$ 15.2 billion in 2019.
x IBEF : India Brand Equity Foundation