Cinema Express

Cinema Express was an Indian Tamil-language entertainment fortnightly magazine published from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was a part of The New Indian Express Group, which also publishes Samakalika Malayalam Vaarika weekly as well as Dinamani and Kannada Prabha newspapers. The Cinema Express brand is now used for the film industry coverage of The New Indian Express regardless of language.

Cinema Express
Cinema Express 16 February 2016 issue.jpg
Cover of Cinema Express 16 February 2016 featuring actress Anjali
CategoriesCinema news
First issue18 January 1980 (1980-01-18)
Final issue16 February 2016 (2016-02-16)
CompanyThe New Indian Express Group
Based inChennai

Cinema Express also honoured artistic excellence of professionals in the Indian film industry through the Cinema Express Awards.[1][2] The published version was discontinued in February 2016, in favour of an online magazine.


Cinema Express came out with their first issue on 10 January 1980 and had the last on 16 February 2016.[3] The magazine was priced at Rs.15 when publication ceased.[4] Afterwards, The New Indian Express Group used the name Cinema Express for the online magazine that publishes information related to cinema.[5]

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  1. ^ "Cinema Express awards presented". 24 August 1998. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Movies: Meena wins award for best actress". 15 October 2001. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  3. ^ "The New Indian Express Group shuts 36-year-old fortnightly Cinema Express". Business Standard. 22 February 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Cinema Express". The New Indian Express Group (in Tamil). 16 February 2016.
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