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Top 10 Most Popular Multiplexes in Chennai

Written by Team Urban Tree

Evolution of technology not only lead to the betterment of life but also resulted in people with a variety of entertainment options. From traditional touring talkies came the single screen theaters and now it has evolved to a house of screens suavely called as Multiplex. Nowadays, watching movies in multiplexes is fun and exciting. With plenty of multiplexes present in Chennai, we are giving the luxury of letting you know the top 10 multiplexes in Chennai in no particular order here:

1. Sathyam Cinemas

Sathyam Cinemas – a SPI Cinemas venture, situated in Royapettah is undoubtedly the best multiplex in Chennai. This multiplex has six screens and can accommodate a total of 2000+ viewers at a time. It also features 70mm big screen – SATHYAM, which is fondly called by people as “Main Screen”. It has all the latest offerings and is highly known for its quality movie screenings.



2. Luxe Cinemas

Chennai’s new landmark, the phoenix mall, situated in Velacherry houses Luxe cinemas – another venture of SPI Cinemas. With state of the art infrastructure and latest technologies like HFR 3D projector and Dolby Atmos speakers, it has all the ingredients to keep all the movie freaks spellbound. This is the second biggest multiplex in Chennai with 10 screens and it has Chennai’s first IMAX screen, which is yet to be opened. One cannot afford to miss the movie watching experience here.



3. Escape Multiplex

Escape Cinemas is also a venture of SPI Cinemas, the same group behind Sathyam Cinemas and is located in the Express Avenue Mall, and has eight screens. It is considered to have the best sound quality and a wide range of food in the city. It also has a cloak room, screening lounge, café and a smoking lounge. Escape and Sathyam Cinemas have a unique concept called “Blind Date”, where every Thursday, the patrons will be screened a special movie which will not be revealed earlier to them.



4. INOX Chennai

INOX Cinemas, is a chain of theatres, operating all over India, which is also one of the pioneer multiplexes in Chennai. INOX Cinemas is located in two locations in Chennai – Chennai City Center Mall at Radhakrishnan Salai and Chandra Metro Mall in Virugambakkam. The cinema halls are clean and offer an array of food choices.  They are often known for their sound systems and good maintenance of cinema halls.



5. PVR Cinemas

You can find PVR cinemas, India’s leading multiplex  in Chennai at the 3rd floor of the Ampa Skywalk Mall on the Nelson Manickam Road. It is touted as one among the best multiplexes in Chennai. It has 6+ screens powered by the latest movie projectors, clear sound system, vividly designed seats and the food court has delicious food choices. PVR cinemas enjoy the locational advantage since it is present in the heart of the city.



6. AGS Cinemas

Owned by AGS entertainment, a famous production company in the Tamil Film industry, AGS cinemas is present in Navalur (OMR) and Villivakkam. With a total of 8+ screens, they offer world class movie experience with push back cushioned seats and a range of snacking options. They also provide fancy combo offers and corporate offers often.



7. Devi Multiplex

The famous Devi Multiplex has four cinema screens named Devi, Devi Paradise, Devi Kala and Devi Bala. Located on the busiest road of Chennai – Mount Road, at Anna Salai, this multiplex features comfortable seating, digital acoustics, friendly ambiance and all these at an affordable rate. It has a 70mm screen too.



8. Mayajaal Multiplex

Mayajaal Cinemas, located on the outskirts of Chennai – ECR, is considered as one of the largest multiplexes in India with a whopping 16 screens. Along with an unmatched movie watching experience with latest projectors and comfortable seats, the multiplex complex has other entertainment amenities like Food court, bowling alley and a video games parlor. So make sure you visit this amazig place ateast once!



9. Abirami Multiplex

Abirami Multiplex offers a cool movie watching experience, which has a total of 4 screens, of which one is a seven star theater screen and two are five-star theater screens. The seven-star screen, called ‘Abirami’, is decorated with Spanish theme and has massage chairs. The other five star screens have Chinese and Egyptian themed interiors with reclining and “love-bug” seats.



10. Sangam Multiplex

Sangam cinemas, located in Kilpauk, is one of the oldest screens in Chennai which has 3 screens namely Sangam, Padmam and D-Lounge. Sangam boasts a massive 70mm screen with latest 3k projectors. They are favorite movie destination for many people since they offer quality movie experience at nominal price.



Here are the list of best 10 multiplexes in Chennai. For all the movie freaks out there, check out all the theaters, and tell us which is best and why in the comments below.


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Urban Tree are the creators of magnificent homes in Chennai. Urban Tree is committed to creating world-class homes featuring innovative new styles that are meticulously integrated into every aspect of modern day living.

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