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Kitco to design KSFDC multiplexes in Kerala

The project is being implemented with funding from Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). A total of 12 locations have been identified initially to set up multiplexes under this project. Design of five multiplexes has been completed,...

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Nov 11, 2019, 04.28 PM IST
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KOCHI: Public sector technical consultancy crganisation KITCO Ltd., will design the new multiplexes to be set up by Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC) in various parts of the state.

The project is being implemented with funding from Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). A total of 12 locations have been identified initially to set up multiplexes under this project. Design of five multiplexes has been completed, approved and construction is about to start.

The multiplexes at Kayamkulam and Kakkanad will have three screens each while the ones in Alagappanagar (Thrissur) and Perambra, Payannur, Thalasserry, Thanur, Ottapalam and Chengannur will have two screens each. New multiplexes are also proposed at Neyyatinkara, Payam and Vaikom also. Each screen will have a seating capacity of 150-250 people, depending on location and infrastructure.

With the establishment of these multiplexes, KSFDC will be able strengthen its presence as an exhibitor apart from providing the full gamut of production services for the film industry from pre-production to exhibition and all other relevant support systems. At present, KSFDC has 17 screens in various locations, which will increase to more than 40 screens on completion of the project.

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