It has a seating capacity of 1, people per show. Architects Shorabji Bhedwar designed the Streamline Moderne building, it marked the beginning of Back Bay reclamation in early The foundation of Eros Cinema was laid in
A single-screen gladiator holding its own in the multiplex age, Eros is certainly an icon. But the heritage tag brings with it some challenges as well. This architecture is a box office hit: The Eros building at Churchgate.
The state government on Wednesday sealed a building near Churchgate that houses Eros theatre — a landmark in the city — along with 24 other establishments for non-payment of dues by Cambata Aviation Private Limited — which owns the building — to its employees. The company has not paid salaries to the employees which amounts to more than Rs4. Initially, there was some resistance by the occupants, but they finally gave in.
Jump to navigation. Mumbai's famous Eros Cinema reopened on Thursday January 19a day after the building which houses the theatre and several offices was sealed by the collector's office following an order from the labour court. The building comprising of various offices belonging to Cambata Aviation along with a restaurant, gym and the theatre. Owners of Eros Cinema as well as the land owner SC Cambata Trust had approached high court against the move of local authorities.
Not only is it one of the popular landmarks of the city, it is also responsible for some of the fondest memories people have collected over the years. However, it looks like the next generation will not get to witness the aura of this iconic theatre. It all started a few weeks ago when first information report was filed against Cambata Aviation and Bird Worldwide Flight Service for allegedly refusing to cooperate with government officials who were confiscating its equipment on court orders.
Watchman Dilip Adak outside the sealed theatre on Wednesday. A total of 24 shops in the building, including Eros, all owned by the Cambata family, which also runs Cambata Aviation and Bird Worldwide Flight Service, were closed. The court order announcing the sealing of the premises.
It's amazing. The building is coloured creame. The building style is Victorial glothic and it's an art dec building.
It's amazing. The building is coloured creame. The building style is Victorial glothic and it's an art dec building. The Theatre staff have been.
The Eros Cinema opened in February It was designed by architect Sorabji Keikhushru Bhedwar with internal decorations by Fritz von Dreiberg. Forming a corner apex, the building also contains a ballroom and restaurant, together with apartments and shops and it took over two and a half years to construct.