Memory Palaces

List of theaters..

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Chandni Chowk to China at Bombay’s New Empire
Naya Daur at Bombay’s Nishat theater
Bombay’s Paradise cinema
Patiala’s Phul theater
The ‘box office’ in ruin at Delhi’s defunct Chanderlok cinema
Bombay’s derelict Imperial Cinema
Bombay’s Alfred cinema
An MGR retro at Madurai’s Meenatchi theater
Pune’s landmark Prabhat Talkies
Regal Talkies in Amritsar’s old city
The ‘new’ Dostana at Chandigarh’s Kiran cinema
Mysore’s Lido cinema
The remains of Bombay’s Diana Talkies
Guntur’s Krishna Mahal
Calcutta’s Lighthouse cinema
Bombay’s Dreamland cinema
Bangalore’s Majestic
Delhi’s Chanakya theater and its ‘demise’ two years ago
Magadheera at Hyderabad’s Sudarshan theater
Coimbatore’s Royal theater
Devgan at the New Royal, Bombay
Bombay’s historic Capitol
The Rajni festival at Bangalore’s Natraj theater!
The ‘ruins’ of the Strand theater in Bombay
Dhoom 2 & Fanaa at the Delite in Delhi
Mysore’s Woodlands Cinema
Allahabad’s Palace theater
Bombay’s Plaza
The landmark Shenoys theater in Ernakulum, Kochi
Surat’s Shital cinema
Keshari Talkies in Bhubaneswar
Bombay’s first art deco Regal cinema
Mughal-e-Azam at Bombay’s art deco Eros theater
Saudagar (Ghai) at Bombay’s fabled Metro cinema
Rajni’s Mard remake ‘Maveeran’ at the Anandha theater in Pondicherry
Indias First Silent Movie Theater, Churchgate Mumbai
The Rajni bang at the Shanthi theater in Madras
Ghajini & Delhi 6 at Calcutta’s Paradise Cinema
Bangalore’s ‘ancient’ Elgin Talkies.. as old as the Luimeres in India (1896)
Welcome to the last show — the view from Calcutta
Mysore’s Opera Cinema
Khote Sikkey at Naz Cinema, Lucknow
Sunset Drive-in.. Ahmedabad
The heydays of Bangalore’s movie halls
Jaipur’s famous Raj Mandir screening Rang De Basanti
Golcha cinema in Delhi’s Daryaganj
Bombay’s landmark Minerva cinema & the Sholay history
Bombay’s legendary Maratha Mandir


7 Responses to “Memory Palaces”

  1. majestic cinema – Delhi

    Plaza in Delhi


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