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Open Air Cinema Experience : Top Drive-in Movie Theatres In India

India’s largest rooftop drive-in theatre, Reliance’s Jio World Drive in Mumbai, flame a rising trend in India. Drive-in cinema are the trend back to 1920s America, where people watch silent movies from there vehicles park in outdoor spaces.

This is a superb concept in India that owes its revival, at least in part, to the coronavirus pandemic.

Are Drive-in Theatres are Relevant in the Era of OTT?

As the coronavirus pandemic has been changing our lives and attitudes towards health and community.

For some people, watching a movie with love ones from the safety of your car is more appealing than watching it in a hall while touching each other.

This could be one of the reasons why new drive-in movie theatres have been getting popularity in big cities across India.

List of the Drive-in Theatres currently exist in India :

Mumbai

Maison PVR drive-in theatre, Bandra Kurla Complex 

Reliance’s Jio World Drive has open a new rooftop drive-in theatre in Mumbai.

Maison PVR drive-in theatre is the country’s largest drive-in cinema, with a capacity of 290 cars, spread over a 17.5-acre facility with shopping complexes and upscale restaurants.

The theatre has a 10-metre-tall, 24m-wide screen for you to watch the movie, and it costs up to Rs 2,000 for a single ticket for an SUV.

Maison PVR drive-in theatre drive-in theatre hosts two shows per day, in the evening at 7pm and at night at 11:30 pm.

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Mumbai and other cities

Sunset Cinema Club drive-in cinemas

The Sunset Cinema drive-in theatre can seemingly accommodate around 20-30 cars at a time, and also serves food and beverages.

Sunset Cinema Club (SCC) also has drive-in theatres in Gurgaon, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh.

(Mumbai) Get Google Map directions

(Gurgaon) Get Google Map directions

(Ahmedabad) Get Google Map directions

(Chandigarh) Get Google Map directions

Bangalore

Timbre theatre, Godrej Royale Woods

Timbre theatre open-air theatre in Bengaluru occasionally hosts drive-in movie screenings, too.

The Timbre theatre has enough space for about 17 cars, with covid precautions in place to ensure the safety of all movie-goers. 

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Chennai

Prarthana Beach, Injambakkam

The Prarthana beach drive-in theatre lets you watch a movie right next to the sea! It only hosts viewings in the evening and at night.

Prarthana Beach hosts two shows per day.

The wide concrete screen has a 4500 sq ft area, and each car gets its own raised platform from which to watch the movie.

If you don’t have a car, the cinema also has a rooftop gallery with a snack counter and seats. 

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Bhopal

Hotel Lake View Ashok, Shyamala Hills

Hotel Lake View Ashok drive-in cinema was inaugurate in early 2021, and recently broadcaste the T20 World Cup.

The Hotel Lake View Ashok has a massive 30-foot-tall wall for a projector screen and can accommodate up to 80 cars and 50 two-wheelers at a time.

You can also get food delivere to your car at this theatre. 

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