Carnival Cinemas

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Carnival Cinemas
Founded2012; 7 years ago (2012) in Angamaly, Kerala, India
FounderDr.Shrikant Bhasi
Number of locations
Area served
United Arab Emirates
Key people
P. V. Sunil
MD & Director
Mohan Umrotkar
Prasanth Narayanan
Director and CHRO
A. C. Dinesh
Director – Finance[1]
ParentCarnival Group

Carnival Cinemas is a multiplex chain in India in 120 cities at 162 locations with over 470 operational screens. Carnival Cinemas entertains over 50 million patrons annually and has a total seating capacity of over 1,50,000. Carnival Cinemas has recently added two more properties into the overseas market with opening of four new screens in Singapore and have a total of 6 screens there.

MoviECard, created and launched by Carnival Cinemas, is a movie subscription service for movie theatres. With the MoviEcard, viewers have access to 300 screens across 100 properties in 80 Indian cities. Carnival Cinemas aims to ‘democratise movie viewing experience’.

Growth Story[edit]

In India, Carnival Cinemas is in 20 prominent states like Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat, Haryana, Delhi NCR, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Assam ,Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Goa. Carnival Cinemas has signed MoUs with Governments of Jharkhand and Odisha in order to set up 75 theatres-cum-recreation zones and 150 screens in the respective states. Carnival group confirmed in July 2018 that it will acquire Elan Group's 100 per cent stake in Novo Cinemas United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain.


  1. ^ "Carnival Cinemas ropes in Mohan Umrotkar as CEO, elevates PV Sunil to MD". 22 August 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017.

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