Thursday, 21 May 2020



Chennais pride , DEVI THEATER part of the Devi Group consisting of  DEVI, DEVI PARADISE, DEVI BALA, DEVI KALA  is proud to announce that this prestigious complex theater turns fifty on MAY 23rd 2020.

The first screening of movies was on the Saturday 23 rd May 1970 with booking commencing from 21 St May 1970 with the movie SWEET CHARITY  (70 mm).

You were aware of all the nostalgic , ever memorable super hit films screened in this legendary theater. As we celebrate fifty golden years we are restrained to  the COVID -19 lockdown.

Like a professional pro sportmen who is injured  but not out Iconic Devi Cineplex rededicates to bounce back and always entertain the film lovers with our upgraded technologies .

To share the joy we will be happy to interact with media persons .

We have attached a small video file for your


KNK Venkateswaran

Praveen K Mohanram

Devicineplex stands as a symbol of architectural beauty and design, it is located in the very heart of Chennai City, housing multi-level State of the art four Cinema halls vi. DEVI, DEVI PARADISE, DEVI BALA, DEVI KALA on different floors of the same building. Devi Theatre was opened on 23-05-1970, Devi Paradise on 05-07-1970, Devi Bala on 12-08-1971 and Devi Kala on 21-11-1974.

Inaguration was on the 17 May 1970 at 9.00 am by  The Honourable Chief Minister Thiru. M. Karunanidhi  and The Honourable Minister Thiru V R Nedunchezhian M.A switched on the projectors presided over by Thiru A L Srinivasan.

 The first screening of movies was on the Saturday 23 rd May 1970 with booking commencing from 21 St May 1970 with the movie SWEET CHARITY  (70 mm).

All the four cinema halls are fully Air-conditioned with chilled water system, comfortably cushioned push back seats, tastefully done interiors, subdued lighting and all modern amenities in every respect. The building has a smooth flowing ramp connecting all floors besides two semi circular elevators. Each Elevator can carry 10 persons. The Elevators have Power Door Centre Opening Glass Door over SS Frames. Safety features of the Elevators are, Digital Position Indicator in Landings, Battery Operated Emergency Light & Alarm Bell, Infra Red Door Screen, Fireman Switch & Overload Indicator.

The entire complex is powered with captive generator sets totaling 735 KVA.

Devicineplex is the first to introduce online reservation for car parking and valet parking facility.


DEVICINEPLEX, is proud to announce that Devi Audi is now equipped with the Top of the Line BARCO SERIES II PROJECTOR - DCI COMPLIANT DP2K-32B for its unmatched Quality, Image Sharpness & Brightness, Vibrant colours and exceptionally Rich contrast levels and also with Qube XP-I DIGITAL CINEMA SERVER-IMB. The newly installed amazing High Gain screen with SEAMLESS JOINTS TECHNOLOGY with a CURVILINEAR width of 72 feet and 30 feet 6 inches height and with a projection distance of 133 feet with an amazing projection quality.

The first “STATE OF THE ART” Cinema in India to install DOLBY DIGITAL AND DOLBY DIGITAL SURROUND-EX SOUND SYSTEM. This system was installed by Mr.Michael Denner – Cinema Application Engineer of DOLBY Laboratories, Inc., England and Mr.V.Kishore, Dolby Sound Consultant, Chennai, India. It is also equipped with DTS Digital Sound System with JBL Professional Amplifiers and Speakers (USA) and Strong (U.S.A.) Ultra 80 Xenon lamp 7000 Watts Projection System, German make ERNEMANN 7000 Watts Projection System and Strong Endless Loop Platter System, the first of its kind in Chennai. Devi has a capacity of 838 seats.

Located on the third floor, this Cinema Hall is now equipped with the BARCO SERIES II Projectors – DCI COMPLIANT DP2K – 32B for its unmatched Quality, Image Sharpness & Brightness, Vibrant Colours and exceptionally Rich Contrast levels and also with QUBE XP I Digital Cinema Server – IMB.

HARKNESS High Gain Screen is in

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