Entertainment and Nightlife In Bokaro
Nightlife in Bokaro
Malls and Multiplexes in BokaroThe earlier township was built with basic amenities and provided basic services. The approach and lifestyle then was simple. But with urbanization and modernization, the lifestyle of the people in this city has changed gradually. So it is also important to implement the necessary changes and set-up to match the manifesting lifestyle. The Bokaro administration has taken steps to turn the city into a shopping hub of the region. An anti-encroachment drive was launched to make way for malls and multiplexes. The BSL administration has prepared a blueprint to develop shopping destinations and multi-screen theatres.
The Bokaro Mall which is under construction is being developed as the luxury shopping destination for the population of every age group in the city. Once completed it will be the first mega sprawling shopping mall of the city. The mall will have all the latest facilities to make the customer satisfied.With a cost of Rs. 40 crores, the mall is being built in the heart of the city and has all the latest brands with modern amenities to add to the shine. The mall will have three screens of PVR Cinemas, Big Bazaar, Food Court, Club with facilities of steam bath, sauna bath, gym and swimming pool. The mall is designed by J.P. Agarwal a famous architect in Eastern India. It will surely bring out the megacity mall experience in Bokaro.
Eyelex Multiplex is located in the prime commercial area of the city. The old Devi Cinema has been converted to the new multiplex which is a 3-screen multiplex with 750 seats. Glitz Cinema, having already a successful multiplex in Jharkhand, is all set to open a second multiplex in Bokaro. AV Quetzal Mall is an upcoming project which shall be a five-storied and 30000 sq. feet floored area mall.
Cinema Halls in BokaroBokaro is a city of cinema lovers. Though the malls and multiplexes have come to fore recently, the city earlier had many air-conditioned cinema halls. Many of the cinema halls have closed down except for two of them. The reason for their closure was decreasing number of viewers due to the fact that many people preferred going to the multiplex in the neighboring district of Dhanbad. But now with the city having new multiplexes now, the people of Bokaro have got their own theaters to watch newly released movies.
The two cinema halls that are still holds ground in terms of popularity are Jitendra Cinema and Pali Plaza in Sector IV. Adhering to the present demands, these two cinema halls have revamped their facilities to attract the old crowd. Renovations included sitting arrangements, interior, picture and sound quality, pantry and installation of air-conditioners. The old 70 mm screen made of cloth has been replaced with digital screens, while movies are now shown on UFO movie-digital platform with good picture quality. In addition to all these, the halls are adorned with carpets on floors with footlights installed on stairs. Moreover, old plastic chairs have been replaced by luxurious push-back chairs.
The closed halls which once graced the steel city were Alpana Cinema, Devi Cinema, Kuldeep Talkies and Chandera Cinema. Devi Cinema is now converted to Eyelex Multiplex which is a three-screen multiplex with capacity of 750 seats.