The coronavirus pandemic had an overwhelming effect on the film industry as many film shoots and theatres across India were halted twice
PVR Priya is now in a P[XL] format where auditoriums are equipped with extra-large screens, enhanced laser projection systems and advanced sound for a crisper, brighter and sharper cinema experience.
PVR cinemas now has fully vaccinated staff. This is one of the ways Ajay Bijli, the MD and CEO of PVR Ltd is ensuring the safety of people as they flock to theatres amid the ongoing pandemic. Apart from the newly launched Director's Cut, their luxury offering, the duo is planning to add 19 more screens. But the road ahead is still uncertain and the Bijlis will be treading cautiously as they try to meet the pent-up demand. Aabha Bakaya, Consulting Editor & Anchor, BTTV spoke to both Ajay Bijli and Sanjeev Bijli about navigating through these uncertain times. Watch the video for more.
PVR on Thursday, extending its presence into the Delhi NCR region, through its luxury arm 'The Luxury Collection', launched its First Director's Cut in Haryana at Ambience Mall, Gurugram
The company reported a net loss of Rs 289.1 crore in Q4 against a loss of Rs 74.5 crore in the year-ago period. Revenue from operations stood at Rs 263.3 crore against Rs 662 crore, down 60.2 per cent year-on-year basis
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The firm has announced that it will provide free COVID-19 vaccination to all its employees and their dependents. It had also announced multiple employee well-being initiatives over the last year
PVR share price declined as much as 8.05 per cent to hit day's low of Rs 1,144.60, while Inox Leisure shares fell 8 per cent to touch intraday low of Rs 256.60 on the BSE
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PVR plans to invest Rs 150 crore to open 40 screens next fiscal
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The company's target of having 1,000 operational screens has been pushed by a year due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic to the end of fiscal 2022-23, a top company official has said
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