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Also called the Fashion Capital of India, Bangalore keeps pace with the latest trends and fashion. In fact it is believed that fashion for the entire country takes its birth in Bangalore. It is the youth of Bangalore who change to the latest trends in Fashion in tune with International Fashion. One can see the fast changes in fashion among the youth if one goes through the famous Mahatma Gandhi Road and the Brigade Road. Alongwith fashion, Bangaloreans love fun, music, dance and anything in the name of Entertainment. If it is good entertainment you are looking for, then it is this city you have to be. Bangalore is a regular host to many events in dance, music and other exhibitions

Bangalore is a city, which not only has a large number of cinema halls but is also famous for its nightlife. The city is full of life till late in the night with people visiting cinema halls for late night shows, disco clubs and night clubs.Bangalore has a thriving club culture. Some of its clubs have a history stretching as far back as the heydays of the British Raj. Recent times have seen the springing up of a number of weekend resorts in and around Bangalore.So whether you prefer outdoor activity, pub hopping, eating out, dancing or just relaxing by the pool at a swanky resort with your family, Bangalore offers you a host of choices.

Some of the older clubs in Bangalore are: The Bangalore Club, Century Club and the Bowring Institute. Some of the newer clubs and resorts include California Resorts, Eagleton Golf Village, Karnataka Golf Association, The Club, Manipal County, Club Cabana and the Country Club.Films are a passion with the people of Bangalore. There are more than 90 cinema halls all over the city, which screen movies in many languages. So if you enjoy watching films, Bangalore has a lot to offer you.

The internet revolution also has its share in providing entertainment to the people of Bangalore. As it is well known that Bangalore is the Silicon Valley of India, the people have also got into the groove of the technology. Cybercafes have become a way of life in Bangalore with hundreds of them in almost every area of Bangalore. Recent times have also seen the mushrooming of many amusement arcades in Bangalore. These arcades offer facilities like video games, bowling alleys, karaoke parlours, cyber terminals etc. Another recent phenomenon is the concept of amusement parks near Bangalore. These are mainly places for family entertainment and they include facilities like huge swimming pools and water slides.

Bangalore is one of the first cities in India to have several multiplexes. Starting with the Innovative Multiplex at Marathahalli and Priya Village Roadshow (PVR) in Koramangala, a host of others — I-Max on Magrath Road, and Sigma on Cunningham Road have joined the band. This, many feel, will revive the fun of movie going. Priya Village Roadshow (PVR), a joint venture company between Priya Exhibitors of the Bijli Group of Companies and Village Roadshow Limited of Australia has taken Bangaloreans by storm. PVR Bangalore is built over 1,20,000 sq ft of space and this state-of-the-art multiplex is located in the heart of Bangalore at the Forum Mall in Koramangla. With a seating capacity of 2019 seats the PVR Bangalore will screen movies from regional, hindi and world cinema. This 11 screen multiplex includes two ultra premium cinemas known as the Gold Class and two luxurious auditoriums called Cinema Europa in addition to seven Classic auditoriums.

Gold Class Cinemas introduced for the first time in India, are two ultra luxurious exclusive auditoriums, each equipped with 32 plush fully reclining seats and generous legroom. Patrons can also enjoy star like treatment at the exclusive Gold Class lounge which provides an excellent pre cinema experience with scrumptious food and beverages.

After the tremendous success of Cinema Europa in Delhi, PVR Cinemas has introduced the concept of luxury viewing to Bangalore as well. One can expect the very best in world and local cinema to be screened here. In addition, patrons can pamper themselves with delicious food and beverages at the Europa Lounge.

Shringar Cinemas, the second largest multiplex operator in the country after PVR, sees a growing future for itself in the city. With its first facility, the four-screen Fame Lido, opening where the erstwhile Lido theatre used to be, it has two more in the pipeline. But the city can take in a lot more.

Shringar is also setting up a multiplex at the Public Utility Building (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Tower) where once stood the Symphony, which had a 1,000 seats theatre.

This will be turned into a 550-seater. In addition to that, it will have a 1,350-seater multiplex at the upcoming Sigma Mall on the Outer Ring Road. It costs Shringar Rs 80,000 on one seat.

But firms will have to work to get the additional customers for which there is a potential. With Bangalore having a reputation of a city with more evolved customers, who prefer convenience, multiplexes will have to provide quick and easy service, even while buying a ticket. To differentiate itself from others, Shringar will be the first multiplex to offer recliners for couples and family.

"The Forum" on the Hosur Road in Koramangala which offers people not just food and entertainment, but a totally different shopping experience. One of the highlights of this mall is the unique parking facility. Something like a drive-in theatre, it allows a shopper to drive right into the mall, park his vehicle and walk just a few steps to enter the shop of his choice.

The newest addition to the Bangalore Malls in the last one year is the Garuda Mall on Magarath Road, opposite the Shoppers Stop. With enough space to park a thousand cars, the city's largest integrated parking complex and "shoppertainment" centre is spread over 11 floors and two basements. The Complex includes 2,30,000 sq. ft. of shopping and entertainment space on five floors, including a five-screen multiplex and a 140-room hotel. Garuda's entertainment options will include the INOX multiplex with five screens and 1,350 seats and activity centres for children. The complex will also offer shoppers a wide range of cuisines at a food court with over 20 food counters. Besides, there will be dining options in five exclusive restaurants serving Oriental, Continental, Mediterranean and Frontier cuisines.

INOX multiplexes offer an option of 3-5 auditoriums, state of the art facilities in terms of modern projection and acoustic systems, THX certified or compliant auditoriums, stadium style high back seating with cup holder arm-rests, internationally designed interiors, high levels of hygiene, varied theatre food, selection of Hindi, English and regional movies, computerized ticketing and most importantly high service standards upheld by a young and vibrant team






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