Prasads IMAX

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Prasads IMAX
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IMAX Theatre
Location Necklace Road, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India
Coordinates 17°24′46″N 78°27′57″E / 17.412842°N 78.465879°E / 17.412842; 78.465879Coordinates: 17°24′46″N 78°27′57″E / 17.412842°N 78.465879°E / 17.412842; 78.465879
Opening date 25 July 2002
Developer Prasad Media Corporation Limited
Owner Akkineni Ramesh Prasad
No. of stores and services 243
No. of floors 3
Website Prasads

Prasad's is a centrally Air Conditioned multiplex of an area of 2,35,000 sq ft, housing an IMAX Movie Theatre, a five screen multiplex, food court, multinational fast food outlets, a gaming zone and a Shopping mall covering two levels of the complex.[1]

It is the single most popular IMAX theater in the world.[2] Its 72-foot high, 95-foot wide screen is accompanied by 635 seats and a 12,000-watt sound system. It is the second largest IMAX 3D screen in the world[3][4] with the biggest IMAX screen situated at the Sydney IMAX theatre (123 x 97 ft).[5] The Prasads IMAX theater made its name by being the most attended screen in the world for major blockbusters such as The Harry Potter and Spider-Man films.[6]

History[edit]

Ajay's and Noble's IMAX of the L. V. Prasad group, was inaugurated on July 25, 2002[7] at the premises of the historical "Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Station" after its demolition, which was supposed to be South India's first thermal power plant. IMAX leased its projection system to Prasads on a 33-year lease for $4.5 million and earns royalty on a per ticket basis after certain minimum(undisclosed) revenue.[8]

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The IMAX facility possesses a 6-channel sound system with an output of 12,000 watts of uncompressed digital surround sound.[9]

The IMAX screen achieved record attendance for the movies, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film), Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3.They no longer present imax movies. Its just normal movie in imax screen and it only projects on half of the screen by their 4k projector system.They also changed their name to Prasads Large screen. Whenever you book tickets online they show you a Note "Please note that the movies being played on PRASADS LARGE SCREEN are not an IMAX presentation"[10]

In May 2011, Prasads became the first Green theatre in India by installing a 100KWp Solar PhotoVoltaic power generation system on its rooftop.[11]

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