Mr P V Sunil, CEO & Director, Carnival Films P Ltd (left) and Mr Pramoud Rao, Managing Director, Zicom Electronic Security Systems Ltd. (right) announcing the tie-up at a Press Conference in Mumbai today

Carnival Cinemas partners with Zicom to provide electronic security to moviegoers.

Largest multiplex chain spread across cities in India, Carnival Films Pvt. Ltd. – known as Carnival Cinemas among moviegoers – announced its strategic tie-up with a Mumbai-based Zicom Electronic Security Systems Ltd., popularly known as ‘Zicom’, which is a pioneer of Electronic Security in India, for providing electronic security to moviegoers.

With this tie-up, besides providing comfort and pleasant movie watching experience, Carnival Cinemas will now also provide complete electronic security cover to visitors at their 324 screens spread across 118 locations in 89 cities. The electronic security cover will be provided by Zicom and will consist of complete surveillance systems like installation of CCTVs and upgradation of existing systems. As a unique feature, cinegoers visiting Carnival Cinemas’ theatres at the night shows will also get a customized mobile personal safety application called ‘Ziman’ on each movie ticket bought. Through this mobile application ‘Ziman’, Carnival Cinemas will be able to provide complete safety and security to all the visitors right from the point of entry till they do not reach home safely. Carnival Cinemas has become the first chain of multiplexes in India to exclusively provide total security and safety measures to its customers.

Mr P V Sunil, CEO & Director, Carnival Films P Ltd (left) and Mr Pramoud Rao, Managing Director, Zicom Electronic Security Systems Ltd. (right) announcing the tie-up at a Press Conference in Mumbai today.

Speaking about this innovative tie-up, Mr PV Sunil, CEO and Director, Carnival Films Pvt. Ltd. said, “Security issues have become daily part of our lives and movie theatre is a place of comfort. If you look at the industry, you will see a lot of renovation, specifically targeting customer amenities like reclining seats and variety of concession items. In addition to that, Carnival Cinemas always wants to make sure that our patrons are safe. With Zicom, Carnival is going that extra mile to ensure the moviegoers get a sense of being safe and thus enhancing the overall safety experience with Zicom CCTV monitoring service.”

After becoming the security expert of Carnival Cinemas, Mr Pramoud Rao, Managing Director, Zicom- Electronic Security Systems Ltd, said, “We are very happy to associate with Carnival Cinemas as, collectively, we will be able to ensure a safe and secured environment to movie lovers. There has been immense need of advanced security systems being installed at locations like cinema halls, as it houses a gathering of hundreds of people at a given time. Our specialized security surveillance products with 24*7 monitoring by our unique command centre and a personal safety service like ‘Ziman’ would de-risk the moviegoers.”

About Carnival Cinemas

Carnival Cinemas is the largest multiplex chain spread across cities in India. With a seating capacity of over 1,09,000. Carnival currently operates at 118 locations, with 324 screens in 89 cities making it a most come-at- able chain of the country. Carnival is currently present in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat, Haryana, Delhi NCR, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Pondicherry. With its nationwide presence across Metros, Tier I, Tier II & Tier III cities, Carnival Cinemas promises to reach and entertain its patrons present across the country. The group envision holding 5000 screens globally by 2020 giving an inimitable movie experience & service standards.

About Zicom

The journey of securing lives began in 1994 for Zicom. With years of expertise and experience, Zicom etched a namefor itself in the field of Electronic Security Surveillance in India. Over the last two decades, Zicom has expanded itsreach to 5 countries, 1023 cities, and over a million happy customers, with an annual turnover of 1122 crores.


Ziman which when triggered by an individual sends out a sms to three of the individual’s family members/love ones. After which within a span of 10 seconds, the Ziman very-effective safety officer calls up the individuals toknow their whereabouts as well as assist them in combating a critical situation. In stealth mode, the front and the back camera of the individual’s mobile phone records video, audio as well as click pictures which is further analysedby Ziman’s 24*7 safety officers to facilitate rescue. After realising the intensity of the situation, Ziman monitoringservice informs the police, fire brigade or ambulance as per situation. Zicom doesn’t consider its customers as client but as a family member and makes they get the best security which when required by them.