Top 10 Cinema Theatres in Chennai to Experience the Real Cinema

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Evolution of technology not only lead to the betterment of life but also resulted in the enhancement of variety of entertainment options.Nowadays, watching movies in theatres has become a default weekend activity for most of the people, With plenty of theatres present in Chennai, we are giving you the list of top 10 theatres in Chennai:

1Sathyam Cinemas

Sathyam has been a household name in Chennai since 1974 and is undoubtedly the best cinema theatre of the city which strives to be at the forefront of media technology and endeavours to bring new entertainment technology to customers first.This multiplex has six screens and can accommodate a total of 2000+ viewers at a time. It also features 70mm big screen – SATHYAM, which is fondly called by people as "Main Screen". It has all the latest offerings and is highly known for its quality movie screenings.Also, the popcorn which has been served here was one of the best and it is loved by most of the people’s in chennai.


Palazzo located in Vadapalani vijaya forum mall, at the heart of Chennai's film fraternity, Palazzo is take on the term "Movie Palace". Fresco-adorned walls, Italian marbles, a royal sceptre - just a few of the things that will greet you as you enter Palazzo. Not to mention, the classical paintings, classy curtains, golden chandeliers and the royal fountain. Starting to feel royal yet? Well, that’s just the beginning.Apart from that you can experience the real cinema with the help of RDX and dolby atmos technology provided by SPI cinemas.Ofcourse, Palazzo is a SPI Cinemas venture and it is one of the theatre which provides the best movie experience and royal feel through its awesome infrastructure.

3Jazz Cinemas

Chennai’s new landmark, the phoenix mall, situated in Velachery houses Jazz cinemas formerly known as Luxe cinemas.With state of the art infrastructure and latest technologies like HFR 3D projector and Dolby Atmos speakers, it has all the ingredients to keep all the movie freaks spellbound. This is the second biggest multiplex in Chennai with 10 screens and it has Chennai’s first IMAX screen, which tooks the movie experience to a new dimension. One cannot afford to miss the movie watching experience here.

4PVR Cinemas

PVR cinemas, the India’s leading multiplex in Chennai located at the Ampa Skywalk Mall on the Nelson Manickam Road and Grand mall in velachery and Grand Galada near chennai Airport . It is touted as one among the best multiplexes in Chennai. It has 6+ screens powered by the latest movie projectors, clear sound system, vividly designed seats and the food court has delicious food choices. PVR cinemas enjoy the locational advantage since it is present in the heart of the city.

5Escape Cinemas

Escape Cinemas is also a venture of SPI Cinemas, the same group behind Sathyam Cinemas and is located in the Express Avenue Mall, and has eight screens. It is considered to have the best sound quality and a wide range of food in the city. It also has a cloak room, screening lounge, café and a smoking lounge. Escape and Sathyam Cinemas have a unique concept called “Blind Date”, where every Thursday, the patrons will be screened a special movie which will not be revealed earlier to them.Escape cinemas is also famous for its couple seat.

6AGS Cinemas

AGS Cinemas a venture of AGS entertainment, a famous production company in the Tamil Film industry, AGS cinemas is present in Navalur (OMR) ,Villivakkam and T.nagar. With a total of 8+ screens, they offer world class movie experience with push back cushioned seats and a range of snacking options. They also provide fancy combo offers and corporate offers often.All AGS multiplexes are equipped with state of the art technical facilities including Dolby Digital Surround Sound & Atmos and 4k resolution picture quality; seating with ample leg spacing, a variety of food and beverage offerings and an ambience for the ideal picture viewing experience.


INOX Cinemas, is a chain of theatres, operating all over India, which is also one of the pioneer multiplexes in Chennai. INOX Cinemas is located in two locations in Chennai – Chennai City Center Mall at Radhakrishnan Salai and Chandra Metro Mall in Virugambakkam. The cinema halls are clean and offer an array of food choices. They are often known for their sound systems and good maintenance of cinema halls.

8Abirami Multiplex

Abirami Multiplex offers a cool movie watching experience, which has a total of 4 screens, of which one is a seven star theater screen and two are five-star theater screens. The seven-star screen, called ‘Abirami’, is decorated with Spanish theme and has massage chairs. The other five star screens have Chinese and Egyptian themed interiors with reclining and “love-bug” seats.If you wish to watch a movie with full comfortability,then Abirami multiplex is the right choice for you.

9Sangam Cinemas

Sangam cinemas, located in Kilpauk, is one of the oldest screens in Chennai which has 3 screens namely Sangam, Padmam and D-Lounge. Sangam has a massive 70mm screen with latest 3k projectors. They are favorite movie destination for many people since they offer quality movie experience at nominal price.Also, the theatres infrastructure will be worth for the money.


Mayajaal Cinemas, located on the outskirts of Chennai – ECR, is considered as one of the largest multiplexes in India with a total of 16 screens. Along with an unmatched movie watching experience with latest projectors and comfortable seats, the multiplex complex has other entertainment amenities like Food court, bowling alley and a video games parlor. So make sure you visit this amazing place at least once.But make sure if you love to watch movies in a big screen then Mayajaal is not the right choice since the screens in Mayajaal will be very small.