Rocket Boys presents a fictionalized account of the era-defining story of physicist Homi J. Bhabha — Nobel Prize nominee and the father of India’s nuclear program — and Vikram Sarabhai — physicist, astronomer, and the brains behind India’s first national space agency. The show focuses on these two pioneers and how they worked to establish the newly independent India as a world power, through nuclear power and a presence in space.
Annapurna Studios and Qube Cinema have launched the ANR Virtual Production Stage in Hyderabad, India. The facility has been conducting tests since October 2022 and has already been used to shoot multiple movies, ads, and music videos
Multiplex operator PVR Inox has reportedly experienced a quarterly loss of 3.33 billion rupees ($40.72 million), hit by one-time impairment charges and expenses related to the planned shutdowns of some cinemas.
FutureWorks, a fast-growing end-to-end film studio with a portfolio of productions such as The Peripheral, Darlings and Westworld, is expanding its presence with the opening of a visual effects studio in Hyderabad, India. Offering complete visual effects services, the new facility will extend the capacity of the FutureWorks studio ecosystem.
MovieMax has opened a six-screen multiplex in Noida, a planned city just outside Delhi, India.
FutureWorks, Mumbai, delivered more than 500 visual effects shots for the hit film Darlings. The dark comedy smashed records for Netflix, with the biggest global opening weekend for a non-English language original film, with more than 10 million viewing hours in its first three days. Editor’s Note: This article includes a major spoiler alert.
In a unique sustainability initiative, PVR Inox Limited, has partnered with Bollywood star and passionate climate warrior Bhumi Pednekar, to spread awareness among its patrons about the harmful effects of climate change, inspiring them to make sustainable lifestyle choices to help conserve the environment.
PVR Limited has opened Lucknow's largest cinema in Lulu Mall, the biggest shopping center in the city. The 11-screen theatre will increase the company's presence in Uttar Pradesh to 158 screens spread across 32 properties, and consolidate its influence in North India, where it will have 438 screens spread across 100 properties.
Miraj Cinemas has opened its sixth property in Gujarat. The exhibitor says it is the first multiplex in the diamond city of India, Surat. Located on the third floor of KSB Olympia in Bamroli, the newly launched five-screen multiplex boasts 930 seats, including 51 recliners, 3D-equipped premium screens, and a luxurious lobby. Designed with the local diamond market in mind, the lobby features a stunning diamond-shaped chandelier, adding to the cinema’s opulence.
Bollywood veteran Satish Kaushik on Friday inaugurated a first-of-its-kind inflatable digital theatre in Sardarshahar town of Rajasthan's Churu district. The theatre was installed by PictureTime Digiplex. After the opening ceremony, the new theatre featured a screening of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's spy thriller Pathaan.