Big Cinemas opens multiplex in Malaysia, hits 500-screen milestone

    Big Cinemas opens multiplex in Malaysia, hits 500-screen milestone

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    , domestic and international cinema chain, a division of Ltd. and a member of , has hit its 500-screen milestone with the opening of its newest multiplex at Kedah, Malaysia.

    Since April 2006, Big Cinemas has established a dominant presence in the Indian domestic market with 240 screens across 75 Indian cities. Big Cinemas has made huge strides internationally, with more than half of its screens located in 40 cities outside India covering the USA, Malaysia and the Netherlands.

    Commenting on the development, , CEO, Reliance MediaWorks Ltd says, “Hitting the historic milestone of 500 Big Cinemas screens worldwide is hugely significant. This expansion underscores our attempts to build scale, quality, innovation and pioneering formats which improve the movie going experience for audiences the world over.”

    “We are fully committed to expanding our global footprint,” adds Arjun.

    Big Cinemas has also developed brand new premium cinemas across the globe including Big Cinemas-Golf Glen, which is a five-screen multiplex in Chicago housins a premium bar and lounge. It has aggregated 24 city cinema network across East Coast, Midwest and West coast in US.

    The company plans to scale up Big Cinemas’ network with plans to add a further 100 screens over the next year.

    — IndiaRetailing Bureau