Conveniently located at Lindsay Street, New Empire Cinema, Kolkata is one of the renowned movie theatres in Kolkata. The address of the hall is 1 and 2 Humayun Place, Kolkata- 700 013. With 4 show timings daily: 12.15 p.m., 3 p.m., 6.p.m. and 8.15 p.m., New Empire Cinema can accommodate 890 spectators. It was selected as one of the venues for 13th Kolkata Film Festival 2007.
Apart from movie-watching, the hall has many things to offer. There are `Barista`: the famous coffee shop, a bar and restaurant, a video and internet gaming parlor and `Sify-Iway`: the broadband cyber cafe at the ground floor of the hall. New Empire Cinema with its two tier system- stall and balcony is fully air-conditioned. In addition, there are other categories such as box, dress circle and many more.
New Empire generally has shows of English movies only. If occasionally Hindi movies are shown, cross-over cinema is given preference.
The screen and the sound system are very good. The ticket costs of the hall are also moderate.
If you take the first lane beside Oberoi Grand Hotel in Esplanade towards New Market, you will find the hall on your right. Located in the heart of the city, the ambience around the hall is really happening. The Lighthouse, now housing a garment mall named `City Mart` is located beside New Empire Cinema, Kolkata. In front of the hall is another shopping mall, named `Shreeram Arcade`. The famous shopping hub of Kolkata- New Market lies only a few steps ahead. The lane is lined with numerous eateries as well.
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