Star cast of upcoming Hollywood Indie movie Mumbhai Connection visit Cinépolis Bhandup
Bhandup, August 22nd, 2014: Cinépolis, India's first International cinema and the fastest growing multiplex chain in India hosted an exclusive premier of upcoming film ‘Mumbhai Connection’, today in Bhandup. Upcoming director Atlanta Nagendra and lead actor Rafiq Batcha were greeted by hundreds of fans at Cinépolis, who had come to catch a glimpse of the mad crew of this much awaited ‘dark comedy.’
Based on an interesting concept of twining Mafia with IT industry, ‘Mumbhai Connection’ is an interestingly entertaining struggle of the hero, Faisal Khan played by Rafiq Batcha, an Indian IT salesman in Atlanta, who is forced to sell IT to the mafia.
The film shot entirely in Atlanta, USA is set to release theatrically on 22nd August 2014 and is presented by Mowgli Productions Pvt Ltd.
On the occasion, Amit Mishra - Unit Head, Cinépolis Bhandup shared, “It’s an honour to host the premier at our cinema. Mumbhai Connection has already received pats from AAFF (Atlanta Asian Film Festival) as best comedy narrative feature, TWIFF (Third World Independent Film Festival) - best comedy, and technical claps from UMMFF (Urban Media Makers Film Festival) in USA. We can make out from the excitement level of our patrons, how much they enjoyed this real commercial film entertainer.”
Sharing his experience of visiting Cinépolis,Atlanta Nagendra , said, “I am overwhelmed with the love we have received today from our fans in Mumbai. The film has an important message for those in the field of IT and I hope that it will create a buzz here just like it did in the US. I would also like to thank Cinépolis for giving us this opportunity to host the premier.”
Nagendra’s ‘Mumbhai Connection’ an indie dark gangster comedy consisting of people from across the world is hoping to create its magic across the theatres in India.
About Cinépolis India
Cinépolis India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cinépolis and is the 1st international exhibitor in India. The company started its operations in India in 2009 at Amritsar and won the ‘Most Admired Retail Launch’ award in 2010 followed by the ‘Most Admired Retailer of the Year – Innovative Retail Concept’ award in 2011 at the prestigious India Retail Forum. Cinepolis currently operates 90 screens in India. The company has aggressive plans of rolling out 400 screens by 2017
Cinépolis is the world’s 4th largest movie theater circuit, operating more than 3,400 screens in 11 countries and serving more than 200 million patrons annually. Cinépolis operates under four different brands that span across the ultra-premium to the extreme value segments. It was the first cinema exhibitor in the world to pioneer the concept of premium and luxury movie theaters via its Cinépolis VIP brand. Cinépolis aspires to provide its patrons the best overall experience in filmed entertainment and employs a global workforce of approx. 22,000 people to support its mission. Founded in 1971, Cinépolis headquarters are located in Morelia, Mexico.
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