MADURAI: Meals and movies make for good pairing. On the newly-launched Cine Suvai at Apollo crossing, you get each. Housed in a ship container, not solely is the décor spectacular, the meals is nice too.
While you step inside as a primary timer, the eye robotically shifts to the props, names, and parts that outline cinema. It’s only after taking a spherical of the two-storied restaurant, that you simply sit right down to satiate your taste-buds.
Positioned on a 1200 sq. ft platform and docked between a pharmacy and a small resort, the restaurant has two eating halls named Display screen 1 and a pair of, as you discover in multiplexes.
Relaunch of Bell Tiffin Centre as Cine Suvai
The kitchen is called known as The Editor. The money counter is called Field Workplace. An actual classic film reel and field of the Tamil film Managaram is saved close to a photograph wall that as a collage of the notable film posters. From the primary Tamil sound film Kalidas to the latest ones, the wall is lit by lights used for movie taking pictures and serves as a pleasant selfie spot.
As persons are used to seeing the Censor Board’s Certification firstly of each film, a humorous model of the certificates has been named Central Board of Meals Cinema and is held on each the bottom and prime ground consuming areas.
Movie posters with dialogues associated to meals seize one’s consideration. As an example, Rajnikanth’s poster from Pettai together with his dialogue ‘Eppaiyum love oda cook dinner panunga, appo thaan suvaiya irukum’ (cook dinner with love at all times, solely then will probably be tastier), finds a distinguished place.
One other one from the film Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam the place the hero Sivakarthikeyan and comic Parotta Suri get upset after anticipating kari kulzhambu at a marriage feast, says “Sothula sambara (sambar rice?!).” An previous comedy scene from Oorkavalam has actor Radhika making an attempt to please her husband (Rajnikanth). She mistakenly wakes him up at midnight and compels him to eat whereas he’s drowsy. ‘Saapdunga athaan (Eat darling),’ she says.
The posters color the partitions and add a splash of humour to the ambiance. “Diners are amused and actually pause to read the posters,” says the proprietor Vichitra Rajasingh. As a novelty, the pictures have additionally been printed on the eating mats and the menu card.
Lastly, when it’s time to eat, we meet waiters dressed as well-known film characters.So you’ll be able to have Nesamani-Vadivelu from Mates or Vijay in Mersal serve you peshawari butter hen (succulent items of hen tikka in creamy curry) or the Amritsari fish curry (tender fish fillet in healthful curry from Punjab).
The menu has dishes from totally different elements of the nation which might be normally obtainable within the metropolis solely throughout some particular meals festivals. As an example, the mutton rogan josh from Kashmir or Lucknow’s well-known galouti kebabs made with minced meat, and the garlicky paneer malai tikka tasteauthentic and stand-out for his or her flavours.
The restaurant additionally serves biryanis, barbecue and Chinese language apart from the widespread South Indian curries.
Two folks can get pleasure from a meal for ₹500 to ₹750.
The place is attracting lot of younger crowd, based on Vichitra, who determined to relaunch the erstwhile Bell Tiffin Centre as Cine Suvai. The self-importance lights lining the entrance façade of the restaurant stand out at night time within the crowded space.