Carnival Cinemas launched a three-screen multiplex at M C Road in Muvattupuzha on December 22. The multiplex was inaugurated by CEO and Director, Carnival Cinemas, P V Sunil, along with actor Jayasurya. Located at Grand Centre Mall, Araman Junction, it the first multiplex in the city. This is Carnival’s fifth cinema in Kerala. Following their expansion in Kerala, the Government of Odisha has approved the interest of the Carnival Group for the setting up 150 cinemas-cum-recreation zones, each comprising a multiplex, food court, retail stores and gaming zones, in all 30 districts of the state. The proposal was approved as part of Invest Odisha.