The new entertainment zone of Howrah came up only with the advent of the new malls in town. The PVR Cinemas came to Howrah when the largest format retail mall in eastern India, Avani Riverside, came up in Kazipara in November 2011. The Inox came to Howrah even earlier when the RD Mall opened in Liluah.
PVR Cinemas, Avani Riverside Mall
32, Jagat Banerjee Ghat Road,
The four-screen multiplex opened in February 2012 with 1186 seats in four auditoriums.
Ticket prices: A minimum of Rs 60 for any Bengali film and Rs 100 for any Hindi film screened before 12 noon. Prime seats are priced for Rs 225 and normal seats for Rs 200
Show timings: Shows start from around 9am. The last show is at 11pm. To get the show times, one can sms, movie name <space> PVR Cinemas to 53030
Ticket counter: Opens 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the morning show and closes 15 minutes after the start of the last show. Advance booking starts two days prior to a show. Online booking of tickets can be done through the website www.pvrcinemas.com.
Car park: Rs 10 per hour for bikes, Rs 15 per hour for four-wheelers on weekdays, Rs 20 per hour for four wheelers on weekends
Bites and sips: Affordable vegetarian and non-vegetarian snacks like burgers, momos, sandwiches, nachos, hotdogs and soft drinks are available at the in-house snacks counter. On-seat service is provided by those at the food counter.
The auditoriums have the latest 7.1 Dolby digital sound system. The last two rows in each auditorium are prime seats with reclining features.
Inox, RD Mall
269, GT Road, Liluah
The three-screen multiplex started operations since May 2011. The total seating capacity is 843.
Ticket prices: Flexi pricing
Show timings: Shows start from 8.30 am and the last show is around 10.30 pm. Show times can also be viewed on the website www.inoxmovies.com
Ticket counter: Open from 8.30am to 11.15 pm. Tickets can also be booked at the website or through telephone (033) 26547272
Car park: Free
Sips and bites: Vegetarian snacks like burgers, popcorn, nachos, pizzas and chaat are available at Refuel, the in-house snacks counter.
Service-at-seat available at the auditoriums.