On the occasion, Mr. Ashish Shukla - Head Exhibition, Cinépolis India shared, “We welcome Ra.One team and are glad for Dr. Khan’s visit to Cinépolis. Ra.One is the milestone in Indian film Industry, being a 3D and technology marvel. As a part of Indian exhibition industry we hope a lot from Ra.one and wish movie all the best for its success. Cinépolis India is here to promote digital 3-D cinema viewing and with the hard work, dedication and commitment Dr. Shah Rukh Khan has put into making of Ra.One we are sure that it will revolutionize the concept of sci-fi superhero movies in India.”
Cinépolis also ran a facebook contest on its other cinema sites, Patna, Amritsar and Thane and one lucky winner from each site got a lifetime meet to meet and get clicked with Shahrukh.
Ra.One is a Hindi science fiction superhero film written and directed by Anubhav Sinha, and starring Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal in the lead roles. It also stars Shahana Goswami, Dalip Tahil and Chinese-American actor Tom Wu in supporting roles, along with Rajinikanth, Sanjay Dutt and Priyanka Chopra in guest appearances. The film is set to have a worldwide release during the Diwali weekend of October 26, 2011. Ra.One is currently India's most expensive film to date and will be released in both 2D and 3D formats across 3,500 screens worldwide, along with its dubbed versions in Tamil, Telugu and German.
Sharing his experience of visiting Cinepolis and meeting with his fans from Bangalore, Shahrukh Khan said, “Ra.One is my dream project and I am thrilled seeing the response from my fans at Bangalore. I wanted Bangalorians to know Ra.One better and this is an opportunity for me to share my vision of the movie with you all. I also would like to thank and congratulate Cinépolis for getting international cinematic technology to India. I hope you would enjoy Ra.One with Cinépolis”
Cinepolis's crew and patrons were extremely delighted upon meeting the biggest star of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan and crowds went crazy just to see him once.
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Cinépolis India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cinépolis and is the 1st international exhibitor in India. Cinépolis started its operations in India in 2009 at Amritsar and plans to roll out 500 screens by 2016. Cinépolis is the 2010 winner of the ‘Most Admired Retail Launch’ award at the prestigious India Retail Forum
Cinépolis is the world’s 4th largest movie theater circuit, operating more than 2,550 screens in 10 countries and serving more than 105 million patrons annually. The company operates its screens under four different brands that span across the ultra premium to the extreme value segments. Cinépolis was the first cinema exhibitor in the world to pioneer the concept of premium and luxury movie theaters via its Cinépolis VIP brand. The company aspires to provide its patrons the best overall experience in filmed entertainment and employs a global workforce of 15,000 people to support its mission.