K-town now boasts of a new multiplex. KL Cinema City on Thursday announced the opening of FCUBE Cinema —a premium multiplex at a newly-opened shopping complex—KL Tower at Chabahil, Kathmandu.
KL Tower Chairman Kishan Lal Shrestha, managing director of KL Tower Sundar Shrestha and Chairman of QFX Cinemas Nakim Uddin formally inaugurated the new multiplex amid a programme. FCUBE will begin serving the general public from Friday.
Spread across three floors of the shopping mall, FCUBE has three screens. Two of them—Cube 1 and Cube 2— have already come into operation. Both the screens can accommodate around 200 people each. Cube 3, which is slated to open within the next two months, will have a seating capacity of around 290 people. According to the multiplex management, Cube 3 will have premium facilities and will be the most sophisticated among the three.
KL Cinema City said the company has invested around Rs 130 million for the two screens. Talking to the Post, Siddhi Raj Regmi, a team member of the general management committee at FCUBE, said the multiplex incorporates the best of entertainment amenities and has incorporated sophisticated technology.
“All the three screens have 2K projection screens, which is one of the best in the market toady,” Regmi said, adding that all the three screens are capable of screening 3D movies.
FCUBE has also prioritised the sound system. The premium movie outlet has fitted theatres with three-ware Dolby Digital sound system. “This is the best sound system available in any of the cinema halls across the country,” Regmi said.
Movie aficionados will have to pay Rs 225 per ticket to watch a film at FCUBE during weekdays (Monday-Thursday). During weekends (Friday-Sunday), the ticket price has been fixed at Rs 275. As for 3D movies, the audience will have to pay Rs 250 during weekdays and Rs 300 on weekends. For normal movies in the morning show, the multiplex will charge Rs 150, while the charge for 3D movies during morning shows stands at Rs 200.
FCUBE will screen all genres of movies in Nepali, Hindi and English language.
source: The Kathmandu Post,21 Dec 2012