Kolkata’s Iconic Metro Cinema is Back – Metro INOX Opens


India’s leading cinema chain, INOX Leisure Ltd (INOX) today
announced the launch of Metro INOX at Jawahar Lal Nehru Road, Chowringhee, Kolkata. A
beloved icon in the rich cinema legacy of the city of Kolkata, designed by Scottish architect
Thomas Lamb, the erstwhile Metro Cinema is all set to welcome the movie lovers of Kolkata
and evoke the same magic it used to from the time it was built in year 1935 by Metro-
Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). The vastly renowned structure, redeveloped by the Metro Realty
Group, in consultation with eminent heritage architect Subir Kumar Basu, will house 2
impressively designed screens with a total of 422 seats. Each of the 2 screens in the
multiplex are soaked in comfort and equipped with the best-in-class cinema technologies for
sound and projection The multiplex will possess a string of customer-friendly digital features like paper-less
ticketing and check-ins, touch-screen enabled interactive food-ordering. Guests would also
get to experience INOX’s vibrant hospitality and gourmet offerings. The lively restaurant,
Café Unwind, is designed to serve its specially curated mouth-watering preparations, even to
guests who are not watching a movie.INOX and are confident that their proficient team will carry the legend of Metro forward, in its
truest style. We invite the city to come and witness the glory regained.”
Metro Realty’s Metro Cinema located in South Mumbai is also operated by INOX Leisure Ltd
since November 2017. With the launch of Metro INOX, INOX Leisure Ltd now operates 12
multiplexes with 46 screens in the city of Kolkata.


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