Chain set to add 100 screens in the next year

Big Cinemas, a multinational exhib owned by India’s Reliance MediaWorks, has hit the 500-screen mark with the opening of a plex in Kedah, Malaysia.

Big Cinemas is now the third-largest chain in Malaysia.

Big owns 240 screens in 75 Indian cities and 260 screens in 40 cities outside India, including 24 screens in the U.S.

The company has partnered with Pathe Theaters to screen Indian movies in the Netherlands and is planning to add a further 100 screens worldwide over the next year.

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