While my visit to Delhi, the last month, I was near Model Basti in Karol Bgah and was lucky to find out this Filmistan Cinema Hall there! Despite so many visits to Delhi, never had I heard about this Cinema Hall nor did any of my friends suggested to watch a movie here ( because they also didn’t knew). Just making a guess that you reading this article might also not know about this 60-year-old Cinema Hall located in Karol Bagh. If you know or have ever been to Filmistan Cinema Hall let us know your experience of watching a movie here!
Taking about the Filmistan Cinema Hall is a classic and historic cinema hall having a decent sitting capacity of 500 – 800 people. The cinema hall is known for showcasing a variety of movies, including Bollywood films and regional movies. Filmistan Cinema Hall in Karol Bagh offers comfortable seating, modern audiovisual equipment, and a vibrant atmosphere for an enjoyable movie-watching experience. It holds a special place in the hearts of movie enthusiasts and continues to be a prominent entertainment venue.
If we talk about the prices of the tickets, you will be surprised to know that the ticket price varies between Rs 30-70 only! Yes, you read that right, go spread this word with your squad and make a plan to watch movies at this hall! This commitment to keeping cinema affordable ensures that movie enthusiasts from all walks of life can enjoy the magic of the silver screen without straining their wallets. Beyond the affordable ticket prices, the snacks counter at Filmistan Cinema Hall adds another layer of delight. You’ll find that the prices for snacks, including the ever-popular popcorn bucket and a refreshing bottle of Pepsi, are significantly more pocket-friendly.
Oh! Now you must be worried about the parking space. The place nearby Hall is open and there is ample parking space which can easily accommodate around 50-60 cars/bikes.
Let us be honest since the hall is around 60 years old, the building of the hall is not painted, has many cracks (don’t worry it won’t fall !), and is a little unclean. Filmistan Cinema Hall is a place where cinema lovers come for the movies themselves, rather than the trappings of luxury. The ambiance creates an intimate connection between the audience and the art, fostering an atmosphere of shared enthusiasm and pure cinematic appreciation.
With its weathered façade, adorned with cracks and peeling paint, this 60-year-old cinematic landmark bears the marks of countless stories told within its walls. While its rustic appearance may not boast the glamour of modern malls, it possesses a distinct character that transports visitors to a bygone era of cinema. The torn seats and dust only add to the authenticity, reminding us of the countless movie lovers who have filled this humble space over the years. It’s a place where the focus remains on the magic unfolding on the screen, rather than the trappings of modern luxury.
This Cinema Hall has witnessed the evolution of cinema, the rise and fall of stars, and the changing landscape of the industry. It’s humble setting, weathered exterior, and affordable prices are a testament to its unwavering commitment to the art of cinema and the joy it brings to countless hearts.
Location: Model Basti, Rani Jhansi Road, Karol Bagh, Delhi – 110005
Nearest Metro Station: Pul Bangash Station
Contact no: 011-23673821
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