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Growth of Carnival Cinemas globally

P V SUNIL

Singapore, Dec 11 (UITV) - Carnival Cinemas, a Kochi (India) based fastest growing multiplex chain. Carnival bought Bombay Talkies in the year 2016 in Singapore and renovated the hall since we took over.


Bombay Talkies was a popular haunt for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in Singapore; but it couldn’t able offer a much better experience to cinema-goers.
Mr.Sunil (Managing Director) has been at the helm of driving Carnival’s expansion since its entry in Singapore in August 2017. Carnival acquired two more new properties earlier in the year; Rex Mackenzie and Rex Golden Mile both are hubs for the Indian community in Singapore.


Bombay Talkies is the first screen in overseas, Carnival started global domination from Singapore. It has aimed to continuous expansion of domestic and international markets.  
International expansion journey progressed toward the Middle East also, Earlier in July this year, the company has entered has acquired Qatar-headquartered highly popular Novo Cinemas from Elan Group – the largest overseas acquisition deal for any Indian multiplex. The company is strengthening its foothold globally.


The core business of the Carnival was in the field of agri-product trading, operated business-to-business (B2B) environment for 20 years. Carnival wanted to diversify into something more interesting and stepped into cinema scene.  Currently Carnival has 500 screens and is looking forward to hit 1,000 screens by 2020.