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Sathyam Cinemas

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Address: 8 Thiru Vi Ka Road | Royapettah, Chennai (Madras) 600014, India
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+91 44 4224 4224
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

The Maker of Memories, Sathyam is Southern India's Iconic Home of Cinema,...

The Maker of Memories, Sathyam is Southern India's Iconic Home of Cinema, welcoming everyone to enjoy the ultimate cinematic experience. Sathyam has been a household name in Chennai since 1974 and is the city's favourite destination for people from all walks of life, across a wide age group and user profile. Sathyam strives to be at the forefront of media technology and endeavours to bring new entertainment technology to customers first.


The cinemas are equipped with state-of-the-art entertainment technology; including 4K digital projectors with 3D technology, 2.4 gain Silver Screens and digital audio delivering stunning cinematic experience. It is the first in the country to have a screen equipped with Dolby Atmos and also the first in Asia to have a screen equipped with Auro 3D.


Spread over six levels, Sathyam offers you a variety of entertainment. Apart from the state of the art technology, the facilities available at Sathyam are:

Blur: India's largest gaming experience, spanning three floors at Sathyam is a must for gamers of all levels. This all action, advanced gaming centre has something for everyone. From Xboxes to PS4s to Nintendos to PC gaming to good old fashioned arcade games, we have it all! Purchase your favourite games and preferred equipment at the Blur Store on level 4.

Blur Cafe: Do not miss Blur Cafe on level 5 that serves up your favourite dishes from multiple cuisines.


Ecstasy by Mikael Besse: French chef Mickael Besse takes you on a culinary fantasy that can only be defined as unique and exquisite at this international patisserie located on the driveway of Sathyam.


ID: If tasty, traditional South Indian food makes your day, then stop by ID. Modern and contemporary yet with the traditional food lover in mind, ID is a quick, purely vegetarian restaurant offering the very best South Indian delicacies in Sathyam and across Chennai.

E18hteen Below: SPI's E18HTEEN BELOW provides ice cream lovers a completely new experience with a range of out-of-the-world homemade flavours, lip smacking toppings, and a Cold Stone. The products, right from the ice creams to the toppings are pure vegetarian. And here's the best part: you can create your own mix of flavours and toppings!

Magic Hat: Designed for patrons that love their movies and their kids. Magic Hat is a space where you can leave your kids knowing fully well that they will be taken care of and enjoy a undisturbed, uninterrupted, unparalleled movie experience at the home of Indian Cinema - Sathyam Cinemas.

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Good facility and good screening

It is soo good and updating about tickets are well i enjoyed with my friends☺☺☺☺☺♬♬♬❤❤, i feel like to come again for next movie snacks are good

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is soo good and updating about tickets are well i enjoyed with my friends☺☺☺☺☺♬♬♬❤❤, i feel like to come again for next movie snacks are good

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sathyam Cinemas always maintains their standard. A good experience of cinema. Different from other cinemas, Sathyam offers many useful features like the Blur Gaming & Cafe, Ecstasy Patisserie, ID - Contemporary South Indian Restaurant, Magic Hat - play area for Kids etc. Sathyam is the 1st Cinema theatre in the country to have 4K compatible projection technology, it also has... More 

Thank Kamal J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best theaters in Chennai. Sathyam Cinemas has many screens and therefore offers more variety than others in the area. Plenty of parking, affordable, lots of food options, ID is amazing. Very good ambiance and is prettiest at night. The theater can show 7 films at the same time. Theater shows 3D movies. Pop Corn/Snack bar is what... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best place in Chennai to watch movies, especially considering the cheap tickets on offer. Better ambience and movie watching experience than almost any other place in the city. Do try the caramel popcorn, an experience in itself. Don't miss this place

Thank Jovial_biker
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

obeious getting quality vewing experiance at an efordable priece snacks unmatched sound seating reservation geneuinty never compared

Thank ksnivaspku
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super awesome! A must visit if you're in Chennai and feel like watching a movie. Watched Baahubali there. Dolby Atmos was top notch.

Thank Nanda K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Theaters are very good.seats, sound systems are fine.Fodds are okay.Internal ambience is cozy and nice.

Thank Maqsud Z
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good theatre, excellent sound system and good air conditioning.Clean toilets, comfortable seats, reasonable snacks available, though little imagination.Booking online was a problem through netbanking, tried and failed twice ( Has happened before also) even though my account was debited.Then was able to book with a credit card.Money was credited back after 4 days! Didn't understand why I had to... More 

Thank Ashok P
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Satyam cinemas the best theater I have visited. Experience movies with not only the theatrical effect - cleanliness and quality snacks. Trouble free watching, any movie you watch in Satyam you will love it...

Thank Ramsundar T
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am talking about Sathyam cinemas (Royapettah)..it is situated in Royapettah and it has good accessibilty by bus (Royapettah bus stop), but most prefer to travel by bike or car...The ambience is truly comfortable and the parking facility is good and still the parking fee is only Rs 30!! The food & beverage section has so many different mouth watering... More 

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