MUMBAI: Cinemax, has launched its first multiplex in Kochi, Kerala. With this launch, Kerala gets its first ever and only multiplex till date. Cinemax at Oberon Mall Kochi was launched with a special screening of the Malayalam film Thantonni with the entire cast and select guests. The lead actor of the film, Prithiviraj inaugurated the 4 screen multiplex.
With the launch of this property, Cinemax now has 94 operational screens and is poised to take the count to 100 with its forthcoming launches in Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Baroda. The property in Oberon Mall- Kochi, will be the second property of Cinemax in Southern India after its launch in Hyderabad.
The Cinemax at Kochi will host a total of 634 seats with 4 screens. (Screen I capacity – 158 patrons, Screen II capacity – 117 patrons, Screen III capacity – 168 patrons and Screen IV capacity- 177 patrons). The multiplex will also host 14 recliner seats.
Cinemax India Ltd senior vice president Devang Sampat said, “Cinemax has been committed to offer consumers a wholesome entertainment experience. With the launch of Cinemax Oberon Mall- Kochi we aim to make a grand entry into Kerala which is an important market for us. The property also takes the total count to 94 screens and we will soon take the tally to 100. Cinemax has established its presence with a strong emphasis on screen size, picture and sound quality and innovative consumer offers, offering viewers a variety which keeps them coming back for more. The launch of our first property in Kochi is a fortification of our promise of providing a state-of-the-art entertainment experience to all movie-enthusiasts and also strengthening our presence in Southern India”