CineAsia awards prizes to duo

Tashar Dhingra and India’s BIG Cinemas will receive the exhibitor of the year award at the CineAsia convention in Macau on Dec. 11.

Tushar joined BIG as chief operating officer in 2005, when the chain had 23 screens. BIG, a division of Adlabs, is nearing 200 screens across India to become the biggest circuit in that market.

Past recipients of the CineAsia award include Bob Vallone of Lark Intl., Meileen Choo of the Cathay Organization, Ren Zhonglun of Shanghai Film and Woody Kim of Megabox.

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