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Sony Pictures Brings ‘Escape Room’ Experience

"Escape Room", to release in India on February 1, is about six strangers who travel to a mysterious building to experience the escape room and to win $10,000

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As part of promotion of American horror film “Escape Room”, Sony Pictures India has come up with an activity where the players need to solve a series of puzzles to win Rs 1 lakh.Sony Pictures Brings ‘Escape Room’ Experience.

In sync with the theme of the film, the players need to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints and strategies to complete the objective at hand.

The participant who completes the objective and escapes the room in the fastest given time will be rewarded with Rs 1 lakh. The room will be set up at Inorbit Mall in Malad here on Saturday and Sunday, read a statement.

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People look through Sony PlayStation VR headsets after a Sony news conference at CES International in Las Vegas, Jan. 8, 2018. VOA

Shony Panjikaran, Marketing Head, Sony Pictures India, said: “‘Escape Room’ is based on the hugely popular escape games and mystery rooms where participants have to come out of a locked room within a stipulated time using the given clues… We wanted audiences to experience just a small part of the movie.”

“Escape Room”, to release in India on February 1, is about six strangers who travel to a mysterious building to experience the escape room and to win $10,000. It shows how the game turns into a nightmare with the four men and two women finding ways to escape death.

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The film stars Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis and Nik Dodani. (IANS)

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World Class Zoo Worth Rs 500 Cr to Come Up in Mumbai

The proposed site in Aarey Milk Colony was inspected by a CZA team in 2014 which recently gave its clearance

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The zoo, estimated to cost around Rs 500 crore. Pixabay

An ultra-modern zoo of global standards, spread across 100 acres, is expected to come up in the lush green environs in the suburban Goregaon in Maharashtra, officials said here on Wednesday.

The zoo, estimated to cost around Rs 500 crore, will have a host of unseen wild animals, trails and jungle safaris, nature education centre, a separate breeding centre and other facilities as per guidelines of Central Zoo Authority (CZA).

The proposed site in Aarey Milk Colony was inspected by a CZA team in 2014 which recently gave its clearance, and the new zoo will be virtually adjacent to two tourism centres like the famed Film City and nearby the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP).

On Wednesday, a memorandum of understanding was signed between Maharashtra Forest Department and BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) whereby 100 acres of the 190-acre government land will be given for setting up the zoo.

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An ultra-modern zoo of global standards, spread across 100 acres, is expected to come up in the lush green environs in the suburban Goregaon in Maharashtra. Pixabay

The BMC will soon appoint a project management consultant and prepare a comprehensive master plan for the zoo which will be executed from its own resources. However, the net revenues shall be shared by the civic body and the forest department.

The MoU documents were signed and exchanged in the presence of Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.

As per the MoU, the forest department will provide technical expertise in procuring various animals for the zoo and other facilities which would showcase the rich biodiversity of the state and the country.

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Since there is no space to expand the existing 50-acre zoo in Byculla, an alternative site inside the Aarey Milk Colony was explored. (IANS)