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About Bangalore Cinema Advertising

Cinema advertising in Bangalore is one of the popular medium for local targeting. Bangalore Cinemas provide a good mix of multiplex as well as single screen advertising, thereby allowing advertisers to target either the premium segment or the mass. With Bangalore cinemas spread across the city, one can target either a local area or the entire city through Cinema advertising in Bangalore. The Media Ant is a leading Cinema advertising agency in Bangalore. You can get the complete Bangalore cinema list online at The Media Ant. We have the list of screens in Bangalore for all the popular cinema chains like PVR Cinemas, Inox, Gopalan Cinema, Cinepolis, and UFO Digital Screens. Through our long relationship with cinema chains, The Media Ant has emerged as the leading cinema advertising agency in Bangalore, offering best rates for cinema screens advertising in Bangalore.

There are also popular malls in Bangalore where one can advertise through Cinema. You can select the malls in Bangalore for Cinema advertising by using the Mall name filter in Cinema advertising planner. Kindly select the geography as Bangalore to see all the location of Bangalore. By default, you would see the recommended cinema screens for advertising. In case you want to see all the cinema screens in Bangalore to advertise, kindly change the planner selection to All Screens.

Advertising rates for all cinema screens in Bangalore along with their seating capacities can be found online at The Media Ant. We are the number one advertising agency in Bangalore and offer the lowest cinema advertising rate. Our expertise in Cinema advertising comes from serving more than 100 of clients and tie up for best rates with all cinema screens in the country. Off all the Cinema Advertising agencies in Bangalore, we differentiate ourselves by offering the best cinema advertising rates online and deepest discount. It is the only cinema advertising agency in Bangalore that offers lowest advertising rate without assessing your spending capacity.

Media Options to advertise in Cinemas of Bangalore

Bangalore Cinema Advertising options can be divided in Onscreen Cinema Advertising and off Screen Cinema Advertising. On screen ads in Bangalore cinemas are played either before the start of the movie or during the interval. Advertising rates are same for ads played during the interval or before the movie is played.

There are 4 advertising options in Bangalore Cinemas available to advertise on screen in theatres:


Cinema Advertising Option



On Screen 10 sec mute Slide

Static slides with 2 to 3 transitions within 10 seconds


On Screen 10 sec Audio Slide

Static slides with background score within 10 seconds


On Screen 30 sec Video

30 sec Video played on screen


On Screen 60 sec Video

60 sec Video played on screen


Off Screen Branding

Kiosk and Posters



Launch, Sampling, pamphlet distribution and ticket jackets

The Media Ant - A Cinema Advertising Agency in Bangalore

The Media Ant is Bangalore’s leading Cinema advertising agency. Get the best rates to place your ad in any of the cinemas across Bangalore. You can check the best advertising rates for Cinemas in Bangalore at our Cinema Advertising Planner on The Media Ant. You can contact The Media Ant for Bangalore Cinema advertising by sending a mail to or by calling us at 08067415510

Advantages of Advertising in Cinemas in Bangalore

  1. Huge cinema screen gives larger than life impact to the message. With the capability of playing video and slides with audio, an advertiser can talk to more senses of a viewer than print or radio.
  2. The audience is captive and cannot change channel or flip the page. Chances of a viewer watching an ad on cinema screen is higher than other medium.
  3. Bangalore Cinema with its huge reach makes it suitable to reach out to a small geography as well as complete city.

Useful facts about Cinema advertising in Bangalore

This section will provide you with an overview of Bangalore in terms of demography and geography, and will be helpful in planning Cinema advertising in Bangalore.

Bangalore also known as Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka. Bangalore covers an area of 741 km2 (286 sq mi). Majority of the city of Bangalore lies in the Bangalore Urban district of Karnataka and the surrounding rural areas are a part of the Bangalore Rural district. With an estimated population of 8.5 million in 2011, Bangalore is the fifth most populous city in India and the 18th most populous city in the world. The language that is spoken in Bangalore is its native language Kannada. Other languages such as EnglishTeluguUrduTamil and Hindi are also spoken in a few places mostly by the migrants from northern India and neighboring states.

Top areas for targeting through Cinema advertising in Bangalore are


I - P



Indira Nagar

Raj Bhavan

AECS Layout

ISRO Layout


Airport Area



Airport Road


Rajarajeshwari Nagar

Akshaya Nagar


Ramamurthy Nagar



RBI Layout


Jeevan Bima Nagar

Rest House Road


Jigani Industrial Area

Richards Town


JP Nagar

Richmond Road



RMV Extension Stage


Kalyan Nagar

RT Nagar

Bannerghatta Road

Kanaka Nagar



Kanakapura Road



Kasturi Nagar

Sahakar Nagar



Sanjay Nagar

Begur Road





Sarjapur Road

Bellary Road

KR Puram

Shanti Nagar

Benson Town

Kudlu Gate



Kumaraswamy Layout






Lavelle Road

Thyagaraj Nagar

Brooke Field



BTM Layout

Magadi Road

Tumkur Road

C V Raman Nagar



Central Silk Board




Mallesh Palaya

Vasanth Nagar





Manek Chowk




Vigyan Nagar

Cookes Town


Vijaya Bank Layout

Cox Town

MG Road


Defence Colony

Millers Road



Mysore Road

Wilson Garden

Dodballapur Road






Doddaballapur Road



Dollars Colony




Nandi Hills


Electronic City



Fraser Town

Old Airport Road


G M Palya

Old Madras Road



OMBR Layout



Outer Ring Road


Hanumanth Nagar



HBR Layout

Pai Layout



Palace Road


Hebbal Kempapura



Hegde Nagar

Prashanth Nagar




Hennur Road


Hesaraghatta Main Road


HMT Layout


Hoodi Village








Hosur Road


HRBR Layout


HSR Layout






Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about advertising in Cinema

  1. What do I get for these rates of Cinema Advertising?

  2. Your ad is played a minimum of 3 times per day and a maximum of 5 times per day
  3. The ad is played once during the show. You can choose interval or before the start of the movie
  4. Mentioned rates are for playing your ad for 1 week Friday to Thursday
  1. Are Theatre Advertising rates the same for all the weeks in a year?

No. Multiplexes charge a premium for playing ads during blockbuster movies. The premium on rates can be 2X to 3X depending on the movie. Please check for the list of blockbuster movies with your cinema advertising agency.

III. Are there any costs involved in Cinema advertising outside of the Advertising rate card?

  1. Cinema advertising requires your ad to be in a format that is compatible with cinema screen playing. Most of the Multiplex cinema screens require the ad to be in J2K format. However, this conversion is not freely available and specialist cinema format conversion agencies do that for a fee. An advertiser can provide their ad in. MOV or. JPEG format and then your cinema advertising agency can get it converted to J2K format. Another format used by certain cinemas is UFO. However, for this, you do not need to pay anything as this conversion is for free. The conversion fee of video J2K is Rs 2,500 and for slides is Rs 1,750. The conversion to J2K takes a day.
  2. Another cost involved with playing video ads is Censor certification. All video ads running in theatres require censor certification. There are Censor agencies that can help you apply for Censor certificates on your behalf. The Media Ant can help you get censor certificate and charges you a fee of Rs 8,500. Please plan for 2 weeks in obtaining a censor certificate.
  3. Service tax and any other cess are applicable to cinema advertising.
  4. In case of off screen adverting any collateral cost is involved.
  5. What are the timelines for Cinema Advertising?

Cinema advertising campaigns can only start on a Friday. It is synced with changeover of movies at the theatres. Ad needs to be provided and payment needs to be completed by Wednesday 5pm.

  1. What is the proof that my ad in cinemas is being played as per the plan?

For Multiplex cinema advertising campaigns, an Inspection pass will be provided on Monday morning. You can use a Cinema inspection pass to visit the theatres and watch your ad being played. On request, your cinema advertising agency can arrange for an In-person inspection.

Singles screens cinema campaigns do not come with inspection passes. Single screens share the contact number or log report at the end of the campaign.

Please note that cinema advertising in India still involves a lot of manual intervention. This might cause your cinema campaign not to be executed as per the plan. If you find any discrepancy, please inform your cinema advertising agency and they will get it corrected. Compensation in form of additional days/weeks is provided for any failure in executing the cinema plan as per the schedule.

  1. In what formats do theatres or Cinema advertising agencies accept Cinema ads?

Kindly refer to the table below in which advertisers can share the ad. Once this is shared the cinema format conversion agency will convert it to J2K, UFO or required cinema ad format.


Ad Type





2048 pixel (W) x 858 pixel (H)
Image: Minimum 300 DPI




Minimum 1080 DPI

.MOV or MP4



High clarity


Cinema Advertising Rates in Bangalore for 2022

The Media Ant is committed to getting the most accurate data for the users. Hence, we ensure the advertising rates are updated on a frequent basis. Most advertising platforms update their rates at the beginning of a new year. Hence, it is very important to check the updated Cinema advertising rates before booking your campaign. To find the updated Cinema Advertising Rates in Bangalore for 2022, please click on the media card on the page, visit the particular Cinema advertising option and look for the latest Cinema Advertising Rates in Bangalore for 2022 under the heading “Top Choice/Other Ad Options” after clicking on the particular advertising option.
Top 10 Upcoming Movies for Cinema Advertising in Bangalore in the month JANUARY-MARCH 2022
MovieLanguageCastYoutube Link
BACHCHAN PANDEYHindiAkshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon
BADHAAI DOHindiRajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar
JHUNDHindiAmitabh Bachchan
JAYESHBHAI JORDAARHindiRanveer Singh, Shalini Pandey, Boman Irani, Ratna Pathak Shah
BHOOL BHULAIYAA 2HindiKartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani,Tabu
ANEKHindiAyushmann Khurrana
SHAMSHERAHindiRanbir Kapoor,Sanjay Dutt, Vaani Kapoor
BLURRHindiTaapsee Pannu
JAMESKannadaPuneeth Raj Kumar, Priya Anand
TRIBBLE RIDINGKannadaGanesh, Megha Shetty