Mr. Ajay Bijli Chairman and Managing Director of PVR Ltd is pioneer of the multiplex industry in India. Mr. Bijli has over two decades of experience in the movie exhibition industry. Mr Bijli transformed the way millions of Indians consume entertainment content over the past two-and-a-half decades.
Mr. Bijli has received numerous awards namely ‘Business Icon of the year’ at the Indywood Film Business Awards in 2015 and the ‘Exhibitor of the year’ at the Cine Asia awards in 2017, among others. As an
industry leader of Indian film exhibition, Mr. Bijli is on the Board of Trustees of the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) and the founding member of FICCI Multiplex Association (India).
He is also a member of The Film and TV Producers Guild (India), Young Presidents’ Organisation and is associated with the Central Board of Film Certification, Government of India.
Completed the 28th session of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business Administration’s Owner/President Management Program
- Has more than 25 years of experience in the movie exhibition sector. In India, he is regarded as a pioneer of the multiplex industry
- He is a member of the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) Board of Trustees, a founding member of FICCI Multiplex Association (India), The Film and TV Producers Guild (India), Young Presidents’ Organization, and is affiliated with the Central Board of Film Certification, Government of India.
‘Business Icon of the Year’ at the Indywood Film Business Awards at the Indywood Film Market and ALIIFF in 2015, ‘Exhibitor of the Year’ at the Cine Asia Awards in 2017, and Asia Innovator of the Year at the India Business Leader Awards (IBLA) by CNBV TV18 in 2016. Images Retail named him one of the 100 Retail ICONS of INDIA 2019. Other honors include the E&Y Entrepreneurial Award for Business Transformation, the CNBC Emerging India Award, and CMO Asia’s Multiplex Excellence Award for Most Admired Multiplex Professional.