Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur

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Raj Mandir Cinema Jaipur
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Raj Mandir
Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur is located in Jaipur
Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur
Location of Raj Mandir Cinema
Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur is located in Rajasthan
Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur
Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Alternative namesRajMandir
General information
TypeSingle Screen Theater
Architectural styleStreamline Moderne (Art Moderne)
LocationPanch Batti
AddressB-16, Panch Batti, Bhagwan Das Rd,Jaipur - 302001
Town or cityJaipur
CountryIndia
Coordinates26°54′56″N 75°48′37″E / 26.9154985°N 75.8101639°E / 26.9154985; 75.8101639Coordinates: 26°54′56″N 75°48′37″E / 26.9154985°N 75.8101639°E / 26.9154985; 75.8101639
CompletedJune 1976
Inaugurated1 June 1976
ClientKushalchand Surana[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectW.M. Namjoshi
Website
http://therajmandir.com

Raj Mandir Cinema is a movie theatre in Jaipur in Rajasthan state in India.[2] 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.[1][3]

History[edit]

Raj Mandir Cinema interior

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. Bhuramal Rajmal Surana Owner Of Rajmandir Cinema Basically Surana Family is Top Jeweller In Jaipur.[3][4][5] 9 stars on the exterior signify 9 gem stones which is the prime occupation of current owners of Rajmandir.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Paradise in Pink City[permanent dead link] Screen (magazine), 9 November 2001.
  2. ^ Brown, p. 172
  3. ^ a b Bindloss, p. 176
  4. ^ "Seduced by Bollywood". New Zealand Herald. 27 November 2007.
  5. ^ Raj Mandir Cinema raj mandir cinematreasures.org.
  6. ^ Harshwal, Prateek. "Rajmandir Cinema-History, showtime and much more". www.jaipurlove.com. www.jaipurlove.com. Retrieved 15 May 2020.

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