Karachiites may be left with two alternatives when they plan to get together or just to have a good time; it’s either bonding over food or hanging out at the movies. Karachi, for that matter, has quite a few decent options to watch movies while munching popcorns and slurping sodas with family or friends.
Check out the list below:
Location: The Place, Khayaban-e-Shaheen, Phase 8, DHA
Ticket Prices: PKR 600 for Cinema 1, 2, 3, 4 & PKR 1,000 for Royal Cinema
Nueplex Cinemas, located on the second floor of The Place mall in Defense Phase VII, are relatively new as compared to other cinemas located in Karachi. The cinema has been custom designed with top notch technology experts employed. The state-of-the-art cinema houses five movie theatres with three largest silver screens across Pakistan. With a capacity of altogether 1,100 seats, customers can purchase tickets for 2D, 3D or royal package for the kind of experience they desire.
Cinepax Ocean Mall:
Location: 4th floor, Ocean Mall at II Talwar, Clifton
Ticket Prices: Silver PKR 500; Gold PKR 750; Platinum PKR 1,000
Phone: 111-CINEPAX(246 372)
Cinepax Cinemas is located on the same floor as the food court at Ocean Mall, II Talwar, Clifton. It is somewhat a more exclusive option for moviegoers with limited seats and theatres and also comprises four screens which can also play 3D movies. It is present across five cities in Pakistan. The tickets are categorized as silver, platinum and gold according to the experience.
Cinepax City Auditorium Cinema:
Location: Near Ayesha Manzil, FB Area
Ticket Prices: 2D = PKR 350 & 3D = PKR 400
Phone: 111-CINEPAX(246 372)
Cinepax City Auditorium Cinema which was located in Federal B Area in Karachi. The single-screen theatre can project movies in both 2D and 3D. Cinepax City Auditorium is a retro-fit cinema that is part of the #Cinepax mission to revive the existing cinema facilities in the country and allow moviegoers of all social spheres to experience the “big screen”. Its a Single screen cinema with a seating capacity of 350 seats.
Location: 249 Staff Lines, Ghazanfar Ali Road, Saddar, Near Avari Towers
Ticket Prices: Cinema A & B = PKR 400 for 2D & PKR 500 for 3D, Cinema D = PKR 500 for 2D & PKR 600 for 3D
The Atrium Cinemas are located at the third floor of the Atrium Mall located near Zainab Market. It has three movie theatres with a capacity of seven hundred and above people watching each show. It offers 2D and 3D movie experiences at relatively cheaper cost as compared to other cinemas in the city.
Universe Cineplex Cinemas:
Location: Main Seaview, Opposite Salt ‘n’ Pepper Village Restaurant
Ticket Prices: For 2D: PKR 500; For 3D PKR 700
Phone: (021) 35840996 and 35840997
Probably the oldest luxury cinema in Karachi since the year 2003, it is located at the main beach avenue right across main sea view. It has five cinemas and can only house a very limited and exclusive audience at a time. It shows both 2D and 3D movies.
A great news for the residents of Karachi! Cinegold Cinema is under construction and is scheduled to open for public at the Bahria Tower behind the McDonald’s at Allahwali intersection on Tariq Road.
Each cinema has its distinctive attraction, which is your favourite?