The launching ceremony of Bahria Town’s 3D cinema was inaugurated by CEO Bahria Town, Ahmed Ali Riaz, along with VCE Bahria Town Cdr(r) Ilyas. The list of guests included V.I.P’s from all walks of life- celebrities, socialites and other high profile figures of society. All the guests were of the view that “The Arena” is by far the best 3D movie theater in Pakistan and truly a Gold Class Cinema by international standards. 27th April 2012.
At the occasion the CEO expressed: “The Arena has been built on the vision of Chairman Bahria Town, Mr. Malik RiazHussain, which is that Bahria Town not only aims to provide quality housing but also complete lifestyle amenities and facilities to not only the residents but to all Pakistanis. Based on this very vision Bahria Town has set up an array of both indoor & outdoor recreational facilities including the Bahria Town cinema Lahore; Cine Gold, fitness clubs, spas, movie theaters, salons, golf course’s, horse riding clubs, mini golf courses and even a mini Formula-1 Track”.
The Arena is a state of the art movie theatre Equipped with digital 3-D technology, which is the first of its kind in Pakistan. Its unique combination of the latest high-tech equipment and extreme luxury, set up in a very tasteful and classy manner, is what distinguishes its likes amongst others. The theatre has the capacity to contain 250 heads, and similar to certain European opera theatres, it also has an addition of 2 V.I.P lounges; consisting of 6 Lay-z-Boy recliners each and an in-theater snack bar.
Besides the movie related aspects of the facility, there are certain other salient features of the “Arena” which, more than supplement and compliment the box office pleasure. Furthermore, there is an exhibition hall with world class decor meant to cater to all kinds of exhibitor requirements including art displays. There are quite a few restaurants for fine dining and outlets for High-Street-Brands. A separate space has been set apart for a “kids play area” along with a gaming arcade.