TGV Cinemas

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TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd
தி.ஜி.வி சினிமா
Industry Media, Entertainment
Founded 1995
Headquarters Maxis Tower, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Key people
Gerald V. Dibbayawan (CEO)[1]
Products Cinemas, Film distribution

TGV Cinemas (formerly known as Tanjong Golden Village) is the second largest cinema chain in Malaysia. As of March 2015, TGV Cinemas has 32 multiplexes with 235 screens and more than 45,000 seats.[2] TGV Cinemas is headquartered at Maxis Tower, Kuala Lumpur.[3]


The biggest TGV cinema is located in Sunway Pyramid, with 12 screens and 2598 seats. The second largest TGV cinema is TGV Suria KLCC with 12 screens and 2459 seats. It was previously the largest TGV outlet before substituted by TGV Sunway Pyramid after renovation which included an IMAX hall, 2 TGV Club and 1 TGV Beanieplex.

Their latest cinema outlet is at AEON Mall Taiping which opened in October 2015. It houses 7 screening halls including a Beanieplex hall.

TGV Cinemas is to be on a rebranding exercise spree, launching their new concept first at TGV AU2, followed by TGV DPulze and also the other upcoming cinemas. They introduced a new type of cinema hall named as Beanieplex (also known as 'the bean bag hall'), which the seats are all replaced by bean bags cushion where moviegoers will be able to experience their movies in the comfort of bean bag cushion. Beanieplex is available at TGV Sunway Pyramid, TGV ÆON Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre, TGV 1Utama,TGV Setiawalk Mall, TGV ÆON Tebrau City Shopping Centre, and TGV 1st Avenue. TGV Club is intended for viewers whom are seeking luxury when watching their favourite movies. TGV Club is currently located in only two TGV outlets, TGV Sunway Pyramid and TGV Bukit Indah There are three cinemas featured Cantina, the very first lifestyle café among TGV Cinemas in the Klang Valley, the three cinemas are TGV 1st Avenue, TGV 1Shamelin, TGV Sunway Pyramid.

TGV Cinemas launched their first IMAX hall in TGV Sunway Pyramid on 15 December 2011. It is also the only IMAX hall in the country after the ceased operation IMAX hall located in Berjaya Times Square, where the original location has been replaced by GSC MAXX. The first movie shown in the IMAX hall is Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. According to the official TGV Facebook page, the IMAX hall was built by combining Hall 6 and Hall 7. Apart from that, TGV Cinemas launched their hall known as TGV Club in the same location.

Meanwhile, the old TGV Cinemas at 1 Utama which had been in renovation for over a year was relocated from the 2nd floor to the 3rd floor. it is now the largest TGV cinema in Malaysia with 12 halls. TGV Cinemas' second IMAX hall is located there. The cinema was opened on 13 December 2012 and the IMAX hall is larger than the one in Sunway Pyramid. TGV has also introduced their new cinema hall type known as TGV Indulge, which is more luxurious than TGV Club.

List of TGV Cinemas locations[edit]

TGV currently has 32 cinemas all over Peninsular Malaysia (including the one which is undergoing renovation). Another 3 TGV Cinemas will be opening in the future, including 3 in East Malaysia. The cinemas are listed below.

Cinema Screens/Halls Seats Location Opening Year Digital Hall Beanieplex Cantina IMAX LUXE Indulge
1Utama 10 1671 Petaling Jaya 1995 (Reopened in December 2012)
ÆON Bukit Raja Shopping Centre 8 1428 Klang 1995
Sunway Pyramid 11 1634 Petaling Jaya 1997
ÆON Kinta City Shopping Centre 6 1176 Ipoh 1997
The Mines 5 1024 Seri Kembangan 1997
Suria KLCC 12 2459 Kuala Lumpur 1998
ÆON Seremban 2 Shopping Centre 7 1204 Seremban 2005
ÆON Tebrau City Shopping Centre 10 1999 Johor Bahru 2006
ÆON Metro Prima Shopping Centre 6 1342 Kepong 2007
ÆON Cheras Selatan Shopping Centre 8 1333 Balakong 2007
ÆON Bukit Tinggi 10 1925 Klang 2008
Wangsa Walk Mall 9 1628 Kuala Lumpur 2010
Mesra Mall 5 782 Kerteh 2010
1st Avenue 8 1304 Penang 2011
1Shamelin 8 1693 Cheras 2011
Setia Walk 9 1935 Puchong 2012
ÆON Rawang Shopping Centre 8 1301 Rawang 2012
ÆON Bukit Indah 9 1628 Nusajaya 2012
ÆON Ipoh Station 18 Shopping Centre 8 1610 Ipoh 2012
Gurney Paragon 9 1298 Penang 2014
Cheras Sentral 8 1243 Cheras 2014
Encorp Strand Mall 8 1054 Petaling Jaya 2014
Permaisuri Imperial City Mall 8 1260 Miri 2014
AEON Seri Manjung 7 1210 Manjung 2014
AEON Kulaijaya 5 1203 Kulai 2014
Perda City Mall 5 1090 Seberang Prai 2015
AEON Taiping 7 1287 Taiping 2015
Sunway Putra Mall 6 1057 Kuala Lumpur 2015
D'pulze 8 1118 Cyberjaya 2015
AEON AU2 Setiawangsa 6 1266 Setiawangsa 2015
ÆON Bukit Mertajam 5 1089 Bukit Mertajam 2015
Vivacity Megamall 8 1196 Kuching 2016
Boulevard Shopping Mall 8 TBC Kuching TBC
Boulevard Shopping Mall TBC TBC Bintulu 2017

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "GST won't affect ticket sales, says TGV Cinemas". Retrieved 8 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "TGV Cinemas". Retrieved 8 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Company Overview of TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd". Retrieved 8 November 2015. 

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