Big Cinemas to receive exhibitor of year award at CineAsia


Mumbai: Reliance ADAG’s BIG Cinemas will be given the Exhibitor of the Year award at this year’s CineAsia convention in Macau.

This award will be presented as part of the Gala Final Night Banquet and Awards Ceremony on 11 December at the Wynn Macau.

CineAsia is an event that brings together Asian cinema industry professionals from cinema owners and suppliers to film buyers and distributors. CineAsia also presents Awards of Distinction to Asian film stars and the industry luminaries.

"It is a great honor to be able single out the achievements of both Big Cinemas and Thushar Dhingra at this year’s CineAsia. In the world of exhibition, you couldn’t ask for a more dedicated and respected professional who has done so much for the industry. We are looking forward to paying tribute to BIG Cinemas and Dhingra for his achievements, as this is a richly deserved honor," noted Annual convention co-managing director Mitch Neuhasuser.

Big Cinemas COO Dhingra said, "This award is special as it represents our efforts to raise the bar and revolutionize of cinema viewing in India. We will continue our rapid growth supported by pioneering initiatives to live up to our promise of providing Big experience to all moviegoers. Being the first Indian cinema chain to win this coveted award is truly a great motivation to the entire team."

Adlabs Films CEO Anil Arjun added, "This award is an honor that reflects great credit to the entire team at BIG Cinemas. Being the first Indian Cinema Chain to win this coveted award is truly a great Motivation to the team. This Award is an indication that we have been on the right track; and an affirmation of what we have always believed in providing audiences across India over all economic strata, a Big experience."