Delhi''s popular Sagar Ratna, the well-known restaurant
chain, famous for speciality South Indian vegetarian cuisine,
now spreads its wings to Mumbai by opening its first prestigious
multi-cuisine restaurant in Mumbai at Fun Republic (www.fun-republic.com),
the first young adult entertainment centre at Andheri.
Ratna is known for its most frequent visits by VVIPs,
celebrities and people from all walks of life. It is not
an exaggeration to mention that Indian president and prime
minister were amongst the most frequented guests who had
all praise for the Sagar Food and Sagar Culture in Delhi.
Silas Kapadia, business and Operations head, Fun Republic:
"It''s our honour that Sagar Ratna decided to launch
themselves in Mumbai through their first outlet at Fun
Republic. I am sure that all Mumbaikars will definitely
relish Sagar Ratna''s authentic taste of South Indian delicacies
in the newly opened outlet at Fun Republic, Andheri."
Ratna is the brainchild of Jayaram Banan who started the
first dream venture, at 18, at Defence Colony Market,
New Delhi on 4 December 1986. Within a short span of time
Sagar Ratna became a household name known for its mouth-watering
dishes like onion, rava masala dosas, crispy vadas,
spongy idlies and speciality sweet and salty dahi
vadas, badam milk and many more snack varieties. Recently
Sagar Ratna also introduced South Indian namkeens,
which has been accepted whole-heartedly by its enthusiastic
Banan''s vision the Sagar has grown manifold with 14 outlets
in the capital and one in Karnataka and six franchise
outlets in other parts of North India and one outlet in
Ahmedabad. Sagar Ratna is also planning to open outlets
in Dubai, the US, the UK and Singapore in the near future.
Recently Franchise World also adjudged Sagar Ratna as
the ''Best South Indian Restaurant Chain in Delhi''.
in 1999, the Mumbai headquartered E-City is an entertainment
company engaged in the management and ownership of integrated
entertainment properties that offer a basket of options
like cinema multiplex, food court, a sprinkling of retail
and video game and play areas, all under one roof. E-City
plans to roll out at a total of 12 locations across 10
cities of India within the next 24 months involving a
planned investment of close to Rs 2 billion.
other projects on the horizon are Chandigarh, Bangalore,
Hyderabad, Lucknow, one more property in Mumbai, and two
properties in New Delhi, Indore, Pune and Surat. E-City
currently operates one centre in Ahmedabad, which has
been around since July of 2001. When completed, E-City
will have over 50 cinema screens across India.
is a part of the Essel group of companies which has in
its stable brands and companies like Essel Propack, Playwin,
EsselWorld, Water Kingdom, Siti Cable, the Zee and Alpha
bouquet of channels, to name a few.