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About Us

PVR is a journey...

A journey which started twenty years back with a single property in New Delhi and today, it is amongst the top 10 cinema exhibition companies in the world.

PVR is an innovator which not only set new standards for itself, but for the entire exhibitions industry;An effort which revolutionized the way entertainment is consumed in India.

In India, PVR cinemas, is the largest and the most premium film entertainment company and is listed as India's Most Trusted and Most Attractive brand consecutively for three years since 2013 in the Category of Entertainment and Display.

Keeping innovation at the core we don't just bring the best of the technology to our customers but also enhance the overall experience with world class architecture, infrastructure at the best of locations in the city.

Movie watching is the passion that we cultivate together; we have something to offer to everyone. We live by our promise of catering to every patron's need through our various cinema formats varying from PVR Talkies to PVR Director's Cut.

The journey from a single screen to 500 screens has been stupendous. As we continue to grow, we strive to excel in the minds of our patrons by bringing the latest technology, the most sought after content, world class ambience and scrumptious F&B services. We are a consumer company; our dedicated team at PVR takes immense pride in providing the complete user experience.

The Vision

The company's focused vision is its commitment to provide the highest quality of cinema viewing experience in the country while constantly engaging with their customers and redefining cinema viewing in India.

Our ability to reinvent, to innovate and to challenge ourselves is a testimony to the revolution that we have brought in the cinema exhibition industry. As innovators in the realm of cinema, our philosophy has always been to push the envelope and come up with unique cinematic experiences for our audience.

We presently stand at a count of 579 screens across 126 properties in 50 cities and aspire to surpass 1000 screens by 2018 pan India, with equal penetration in the tier II and tier III markets.

PVR constantly strives to collaborate within its departments and with other partners to give the best and most comfortable movie watching experience to its patrons.

Brief Description

PVR is the largest and the most premium film entertainment company in India. It is listed as India's Most Trusted Company in the Brand Trust Report consecutively since the past three years in the Category of Entertainment and Display.

Since its inception in 1997, the brand has redefined the way people watch movies in India. Serving 70 million patrons at PAN India level, the company acquired Cinemax in 2012 and has recently entered into definitive agreements to acquire DT Cinemas. Currently, PVR operates a circuit of 579 screens across 126 locations in 50 cities.

PVR Ltd, the integrated 'film and retail brand' has PVR Cinemas as its major subsidiary and PVR Leisure and PVR Pictures, the other subsidiaries. PVR Leisure focuses on rolling out F&B and retail entertainment concepts. It's one of a kind venture, 'PVR BluO' is the largest bowling chain in India comprising of 135 cosmic bowling lanes which spreads across 6 centers. PVR Leisure's first casual dining concept 'Mistral' is another venture that offers patrons a high quality food indulgence experience. Adding to the portfolio, PVR Pictures has been a prolific distributor of non-studio/ independent international films in India for many years. It is the Leading independent distribution company in India which has got a pan-India distribution network.

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Journey so far

60 million patrons

579 screens

126 properties

50 cities

1995

PVR was incorporated in April 1995 pursuant to a Joint Venture Agreement between Priya Exhibitors Private Limited and Village Roadshow Limited, Australia.

1997

Becomes the pioneer in Indian multiplex and collaborated with Village Roadshow to open its first Cinema- PVR Anupam in Delhi.

2003

First cinema company in India to get private equity investment.

2004

Launched India's biggest 11-screen multiplex at Forum Mall, Bangalore

  • Launched India's first Gold Class cinema at PVR Bangalore.
  • Introduced PVR Plaza under the Heritage Flagship.
2006

Listed on BSE/ NSE and launched PVR talkies, the People's cinemas.

2007

Launched a new sub- brand PVR premiere for the discerning audience.

2008

Reached the 100- screen milestone.

  • Launched the first Digital Cinema with PVR Premiere at Ambience Mall, Gurgaon.
2011

Reached the 150- screen milestone.

  • Launched the new paradigm in cinema viewing- Is Director's Cut, a 7- star movie viewing experience.
2012

Completed 200 screens

  • Acquired Cinemax and became the Number One Cinema Chain in the country
  • Became India's first fully Digital Cinema chain
  • Launched a new sub brand, PVR ECX at Kurla, Mumbai
  • Launched PVR IMAX at Forum Mall, Bangalore
2013

Reached the 400- screen milestone.

2014

Reached the 100 cinemas property milestone.

  • Brought alternate content in India - PVR Live.
2015

PVR awarded as The India's most Trusted Cinema Display Brand in Brand Trust Report 2015.

2016

Acquired DT Cinemas