NDTV Lumiere to begin screening films in Chandigarh

MUMBAI: NDTV Lumiere will begin screening its films theatrically in Chandigarh with the critically acclaimed Spanish thriller The Orphanage.

After theatrical releases across eight cities in India, Chandigarh will be the latest world cinema destination in India. The movie will be screened at Fun Cinemas, Mani Majra at 10.35 pm.

NDTV Lumiere business head Dhruvank Vaidya said, "We are very excited to start our theatrical releases at Chandigarh beginning with, The Orphanage, which was the highest grossing movie in Spain in 2007 and was its official entry to the Oscars.  We are confident that film lovers in Chandigarh who currently don’t have easy access to contemporary world cinema will greatly enjoy watching this film. With releases starting in Chandigarh, NDTV Lumiere further extends its association with Fun Cinemas."

Fun Cinemas senior vice president marketing Shirish Handa added, "Fun Cinemas is delighted to strengthen its relationship with NDTV Lumiere by hosting their movies in Chandigarh. Through this platform we will be able to expose the audience of Chandigarh to world-class cinema rich in film-making craft and new, unexplored narratives. At Fun Cinemas we try to bring to the audience new experiences on this big screen and this is a continuation of that effort."