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BookMyShow CEO Ashish Hemrajani On The PVR Deal, Mobile, Monopolies & more – Part 1

Online ticketing site BookMyShow, after years of trying, finally closed a deal to list tickets from PVR Cinemas, a multiplex chain which dominates India's urban markets, and has been holding out against a partnership with BookMyShow. The deal, BookMyShow believes, will bring Rs 1000 crore of tickets in gross value for PVR Cinemas over the next five years. BookMyShow, which is backed by the Network18 group and Accel Partners, today dominates the online entertainment ticketing space, covering movies (which account for 75% of its revenues), events, gigs, plays etc. MediaNama spoke at length with Ashish Hemrajani, who founded the venture in 1999. In the first part of the interview, he discusses with us the PVR deal, why BookMyShow is the virtually the only player in online movie tickets MediaNama: Why did it take you so long to close the PVR…

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