A long list of film releases in the festive season and a rebounding economy have Indian multiplex chains gearing for their strongest quarter of box-office collections this winter in years.
The International Monetary Fund has forecast India to grow 9.7 percent in 2010 and the October-December quarter - with a series of festivals and holidays for Diwali, Eid and Christmas - promises to set the screens on fire.
The festivities and a return in consumer spending could benefit multiplex chains such as PVR Ltd, Reliance MediaWorks, Inox Leisure, Cinemax India and Fame India after a weak spell last year.
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