If you have stumbled across this article randomly, without meaning to and you are questioning, “What’s in a movie theatre? Aren’t they all the same?”, then let me tell you, they are not. Some movie theatres are blessed with luxury you don’t know existed. While, most are insanely expensive, a single visit for the experience is definitely worth it. If you are a movie lover, and were particularly looking for movie experiences, then these theatres will only serve as temples for you.
- Director’s Cut at PVR, New Delhi
Located at one of the most posh areas of Delhi, it doesn’t come as a surprise that this theatre is an epitome of luxury. While the top-notch audio visual system is crowd-attracting in itself, the wine-dine, the hot towels only add to its popularity. Their vivid dining options, like the recently opened L’Opera, are also reasons why you should visit this theatre once. You can also avail their movie-on-demand and enjoy the rarest of movies too.
Location: Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj
Price range: Rs 900-1300
2. Gold Cinemas at PVR, Bangalore
The breathtaking ambience, the movie-enthusiastic crowd, should be enough to push you inside this theatre. This theatre is known for it’s amazing environment and mind-blowing sound system. A movie here gives you the feel of a personalised home theatre experience with its more intimate hall and super awesome seats. After all, have you really known luxury if you have not laid back on a plush sofa and watched your favourite movie on the big screen with crystal clear sound and picture and with food being brought to you, without you having to move a finger?
Location: Forum Mall, Koramangala
Price Range: Rs 700-850
3. PVR Superplex, Noida
15 screens, – including three Gold Class, one IMAX screen, one 4DX screen, nine mainstream (two of them equipped with Dolby Atmos sound) and one dedicated screen, Playhouse with special seating for children. This is what PVR Superplex offers. I don’t think I need to sell it to you. These awesome features have surely caught your full attention. Just to farther your excitement, they serve Sushi inside.
The kids’ playhouse
Location: Logix City Centre, Sector 32
Price Range: Rs 150 – 1100
4. Raj Mandir, Jaipur
Nearly 250 years old, Raj Mandir is one of the oldest theatres on India. This regal theatre, with it’s old-style architecture is sure to take you back in time. This theatre will give you an experience like no other. Therefore, be sure to drop-in when you are in the pink city of Jaipur next time!
Location: Bhagwan Das Road, Panch Batti
Price Range: Rs 120-400
5. INOX, Mumbai
The most significant feature of this theatre is it’s IMX’s Insignia screen (price starts from about Rs600). This theatre is a good blend of regular screenings and luxury screenings, making it a crowded affair. The crystal clear screens, the amazing service, the great audio-visual effects make it one of the best movie theatres in Mumbai, a city whose mention is a must in every talk about movies.
Location: CR2 Mall, Nariman Point
Price Range: Rs 180-900