Oscar Cinema LLC was established by Mr. M. M. Kabeer, Managing Director & Founder, at Al Ain, Abu Dhabi in 2004. Al Ain Club Cinema (later renamed as Oscar Cinema), 1 screen movie hall having single time occupancy of 800 seats, was acquired and refurbished with state-of-the-art equipments and facilities to excel customer expectations. Upon its successful establishment, further expansion plans were set and executed from 2007 onwards. These helped in increasing our presence in Abu Dhabi Emirate significantly. Successful completion of 3 major projects during this period helped us to reserve prime position in the consortium of Cinema exhibitors in the Emirate.
The Abu Dhabi Emirate is catered by 5 Regional Cinema Operators and they collectively offer 101 screens to the local community. We stand at 3rd position with 18 screens (18% screen share) with immediate future plans for further expansion. At present we cater to 35% - 39% of total occupancy reported in a month from Abu Dhabi region.
180+ customer-centric staff attends to the demands of 200,000+ footfall received cumulatively in a month. Affluent collaboration instituted with all movie distributors present in the region ensure timely releases of latest movies released every week in Hollywood, Bollywood, Arabic, and Major regional Indian & Asian languages. Periodical upgrades help our Cinemas to have state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in line with varying technology and public interests.
M. M. Kabeer started his career in 1976 by managing Al Shaab Cinema Theatre in Dubai. His employment tenure lasted till 2004 and during this period he had the opportunity to manage and establish all kind of cinema theatre that were available at that time in GCC. They included Open Air Theatres, Multiplexes, & Cinema Halls of various capacities. Strand Cinema, Galleria Cinema, Metroplex (first Cineplex in GCC) at Dubai; Al Ain Cinema, Oasis Cinema, Al Jimi Cinema at Al Ain; Al Mariah Cinema at Abu Dhabi; & Star Cinema at Muscat, Oman are a few names to state.
In 2004, he decided to institute himself independent and initiated acquiring of Al Ain Club Cinema and re-launched it with state-of-the-art equipments and contemporary facilities and thus UAE Cinema entertainment & exhibition arena saw the birth of a new player.
He made a strategic business association with Line Investment & Property, an EMKE Group Company, in 2007 to establish multiplexes within their new projects in Abu Dhabi Emirate. This association has so far delivered 3 projects in the Emirates, which includes his flagship theatre concept at Al Wahda Mall that offers comfortable push back seats and recliners, touch button attendant call board system, gourmet food.
His aim is to disseminate his expertise of almost 4 decades to provide superior cinema entertainment experience to movie lovers. His journey to tap the stupendous demand for cinema exhibition continues with new projects lined up in other promising markets in the United Arab Emirates.
We aspire to be the favored destination for the multi-cultural movie lovers in the region.
To offer superior cinematic experience to the movie lovers by establishing contemporary and state-of-the-art facilities with plush & customer-oriented ambiance, luxury and value-oriented alternatives and assortment of services.