Ajay Bijli is the Managing Director of PVR INOX Limited, the largest and the most premium cinema exhibitor in India and the fifth largest listed multiplex chain globally. As the Founder of PVR Cinemas, Ajay transformed the way millions of Indians watch movies for over two and a half decades exposing Indian viewers to world-class movie viewing experience. This led to the beginning of the growth of the out-of-home entertainment sector with movie going in multiplexes playing an integral role.
A visionary and thought leader in the film exhibition industry, Ajay is spearheading the multiplex industry growth in an under-screened market for the world’s largest film producing nation.
Ajay has served on several influential bodies including the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI), FICCI Multiplex Association (India), The Film and TV Producers Guild (India), Young Presidents’ Organization and Central Board of Film Certification, Government of India.
Ajay has completed the Owners/President Management program from the Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University. He is an YPO Gold Fellow of the world’s largest leadership community of Chief Executives.
He is the recipient of numerous international and national awards including the Economic Times Excellence in CX and Economic Times Employee Excellence 2022, India’s Top Multiplex Chain of the Year’ in Big Cine Expo 2022, IMAGES Most Admired Multiplex Operator of the Year 2022, International Exhibitor of the Year award at Cine Asia 2017 and CNBC TV 18 Asia Innovator of the Year 2016.