Chaplin Cinema (Kolkata)
|Type||Cinema hall, Heritage building|
|Town or city||Kolkata|
In 1907 Jamshedji Framji Madan established Chaplin Cinema, at that time its name was Elphinstone Picture Palace. It was named Minerva Theatre later. In this theatre father of Uttam Kumar used to run the projector. The condition of the theatre deteriorated over decades before the Calcutta Municipal Corporation overhauled it, and christened in Chaplin in 1980s. The theatre was demolished by the municipal corporation in 2013 after remaining non-functional for several years.
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