The Globe cinema in Camp which is standing tall for the past 80 years has just got itself a complete makeover and would be serving the movie buffs the latest movies releases as the other multi screen multiplexes.
Globe was started on 22 October 1933 by Bacchu and Musa Hashambhai and “The Kid from Spain” was the first ever to be screened there.
Initially only English movies were screened and after Independence Hindi movies took over.
The baton of running Globe was transferred to the new generation of Yusuf, Sultan, Irfan, Salim Hashambhai in 1983. Deewar, Hathi mere Saathi, Waqt ki deewar were a hit at the theater but after this Globe started showing A grade movies and eventually closed down and then reopened in 2011 but was again closed.
Now GlobeCinema has been leased to Sai Shobha Entertainments who have spent lavishly on the same to make the city’s first Single screen theater with all the amenities like that of a multiplex.
The new Globe has a seating capacity of 276 with 20 seater Balcony and Air conditioning.
Globe is now fitted with the latest 3D Christie projector and screen. The acoustics too is similar to that of any multiplex.
A food court would be developed and also a small fountain, a beautiful garden is planned at the back of the theater.
The pricing of tickets would very competitive and the best and latest movies would be released here.
Globe Cinema could be open for public from May 17, 2013.
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