Thiruvananthapuram: Aries Plex, promoted by UAE-based Aries Group, has received special appreciation from the team behind the movie ‘Bahubali’, directed by S S Rajamouli, for its huge revenue generation through advanced infrastructure facilities.
The ‘Bahubali’ team declared Aries Plex as the best screen in the country to watch the movie in 4K format which has set new benchmarks in filmmaking. The award of appreciation was handed over to B Unnikrishnan, Managing Director, Aries Plex at a function held here the other day.
Aries Plex could generate more than Rs. 3 crore when the original version of the movie was released on July 10, 2015. Aries Plex became the first cinemas in the country which generated whopping revenue in a short span of time.
Aries Plex, one of the largest cinemas in Kerala, with a seating capacity of more than 1515 seats (700 for Audi 1 dual 4K Atmos) is running Bahubali-2 successfully.
“Watching visual splendours and technical wizardry in ultra modern ambiance is a unique experience and it is worth cherishing. ‘Bahubali’ is one of such movies that must be watched only in 4K facility. It is a positive sign that the stakeholders in the film industry are gradually embracing advanced technology. We are elated as our efforts to uplift film industry (from production to screening) are reaping benefits,” said Sohan Roy, Chairman, Aries Plex.
Sohan Roy, who pioneered the concept of building dual 4K multiplexes and Atmos home cinemas in less space, was ranked 40 in the Most Powerful Indian Leaders in the Middle East category, by the Forbes Magazine.