Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur
|Raj Mandir Cinema|
|Architectural style||Streamline Moderne (Art Moderne)|
|Address||B-16, Panch Batti, Bhagwan Das Rd,Jaipur - 302001|
|Town or city||Jaipur|
|Inaugurated||1 June 1976|
|Client||Kushalchand Surana |
|Design and construction|
Raj Mandir Cinema is a famous movie theater in Jaipur in Rajasthan state in India. Situated on the Bhagwan Das Road, near M.I. Road, the meringue-shaped auditorium opened in 1976, and over the years has seen many movie premieres of Hindi films, and has become a popular symbol of Jaipur, it is often referred as the Pride of Asia.
It opened on 1 June 1976 with the film "Charas". It was designed by architect W.M. Namjoshi in Art Moderne style (Streamline Moderne or late Art Deco). Known for its large size as well as opulent and meringue interiors, Raj Mandir remains an important part of the tourist circuit, and thus usually remains full despite its size.
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