What about if a movie under the stars may seem like a long-shot in a city like Mumbai. But in reality, this concept is here. It is starting today in the heart of Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex.
Located in Jio World Drive Mall, the Jio Drive-in will welcome movie-goers, who enjoy their favourite film from the comfort of their cars, with some delicious snacks on the side.
Features of Drive-in Theatre
Theatre is India’s first rooftop, open-air, drive-in theatre.
Theatre can accommodate around 290 vehicles and will be manage and operate by PVR Ltd.
Why is it Special?
The Jio Drive-in boasts of having one of the biggest cinema screens in the country with 24m x 10m dimensions.
This unique theatre is power by Christie RGB Laser Projection.
Theatre will bring sound enhancement by broadcasting the soundtrack over FM signal through the car’s sound system.
Theatre is situated in Jio World Drive, the recently launch retail precinct spread across 17.5 acres in Mumbai’s commercial hub Bandra Kurla Complex.
What is its Aim?
Jio World Drive CEO Darshan Mehta told news agency PTI that the drive-in theatre will be a “relatively safer open space” for those who want to experience the big-screen again after being confine to their homes because of the coronavirus pandemic.
PVR Ltd chairperson and managing director Ajay Bijli said that movies can now be watch anywhere, and cinema has to become “more and more experimental”.
Which Movie has Released on it Currently?
The theatre on Friday will showcase the film Sooryavanshi featuring Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, and Katrina Kaif.
How to Book Tickets?
Those who want to book tickets can do so on either BookMyShow or the PVR app.
Ticket Price and Rules
The price of the ticket for each car is set to cost around ₹1,200 and only four people will be permit inside one vehicle.
Only those who are fully vaccinated and have exhausted a period of 14 days from their second shot will be allow to enter the mall complex.
Very soon to be launch at Jio World Drive is Nine Dine, a multi-cuisine casual-dine experience.
Other concepts include a brand-new Italian restaurant, Motodo, “which uses refine food techniques and authentic ingredients to provide a wholesome Italian experience”.
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