Cinema is popular form of entertainment and recreation among people. The people of Jaipur have a special liking for Bollywood films and now, even Hollywood movies are becoming popular, especially amongst youngsters. Jaipur brings you a number of single screen theatres, cinema halls and multiplexes. Good news for frequent movie-goers is that the entertainment tax on cinema halls and multiplexes was taken back in the year 2011.
Here we share some of the must-visit cinema halls and multiplexes in the city, which are known for providing a good, comfortable movie-watching experience and for their wonderful architecture.
Raj Mandir is one of the city’s most prominent single-screen theatres, located on the Bhagwan Das Road, near MI Road, Jaipur. Established in the year 1976, Raj Mandir is most specifically known and visited for its stunning meringue-shaped architecture and affluent interiors. It has become a major attraction of the Jaipur City with the passing years.
The Raj Mandir cinema hall offers an unforgettable movie-viewing experience with its royal ambience and traditional theme. They raise the curtain the traditional way before starting the screening of the movie. It runs 4 shows from 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9:30p.m. respectively. There are movies such as Charas, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun and Vivah, which complete silver jubilee weeks in this theatre that is considered one of the most enjoyable theatres in the world.
Located at the heart of the Pink City at Chaura Rasta, the Golcha Cinema is one of the oldest cinema halls in Jaipur. It has good interiors with three movie screens, good picture quality and overall good services. Watching a film at Golcha Cinema goes easy on your pocket because of its affordable prices. The sitting space is lesser when compared to the new, modern-built cinema halls and multiplexes in the city. But still, most of the film festivals in the city are organized at Golcha, including the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) that takes place every year. The show times start from 12:15 p.m., 3:15p.m., 6:15p.m. and 9:15p.m.
Entertainment Paradise, commonly known as EP is a vast, modern multiplex theatre with a banquet hall. It features 3 roomy cinema theatres with very big, curved screens offering great picture and sound quality. The seating is comfortable offering enough legroom for a comfortable movie-viewing experience.
INOX in Crystal Palm (CP) is a part of the chain of multiplex theatres by the INOX group. As CP is a favourite hangout place in Jaipur, youngsters often prefer watching movies at INOX located at the 3rd floor of Crystal Palm. It is a 3D theatre that hosts most of the Hollywood movies as well along with showing the latest Bollywood releases. McDonalds and Pizza Hut, located at the ground floor of the mall compel all ‘McD and Pizza Hut lovers’ even more to watch movies here.
Cinepolis cinema hall located at the 1st floor of World Trade Park or WTP is a luxurious but high-priced movie theatre. No doubt it offers good picture quality and excellent sound for both Bollywood and Hollywood movies. The ambience is good. However, the food court has higher price lists. Overall good experience, worth the money.
The INOX movie theatre at Pink Square mall in Raja Park, is known for its decent, sensible crowd. You’ll get a great movie-viewing experience with big screens and excellent audio. It also offers a good 3D experience, which makes watching 3D movies in Jaipur quite enjoyable. Also Pink Square is a preferred choice of celebrities, who visit Jaipur to promote their movies.
Mastiii 7D Theatre at Pink Square Mall, Jaipur belongs to the world's largest chain of 5D/7D/9D/11D/XD theatres opened by the Modern Group. Masti 7D Theatre has the latest and the best of equipment in the industry of the most exotic multi-dimentional cinema setups. The Modern group also creates its own theme-based movies for these theatres including the one at Pink Square. Other Mastiii 7D Theatres in Jaipur are located at Elements Mall and Gaurav Tower Central.
Nick Entertainment is a 5D cinema in the city of Jaipur. It is located on the 3rd floor of Triton Mall, Jhotwara, Jaipur. This 5D cinema in Jaipur is open all 7 days a week from 11a.m. to 10p.m.