Sangeet & Naz Cinemas|
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A massive wooden framework was attached to the front of the building to accommodate large film posters which were illuminated at night. The Sangeet opened with all-Asian films in 1970 and continued with a programme of the more popular Hindi films of Bollywood.
The huge building also contained other Asian businesses, two restaurants, a records and electronics shop and a bank.
The T&A (7 Feb 1979) conducted a survey of conditions prevailing in the city's four Asian cinemas - Majestic, Liberty, Arcadian and Sangeet. The Sangeet faired quite well and was considered warm enough. Malik Rab Nawaz, Sangeet's owner, tried to meet the wishes of his customers and found it easier to heat the Sangeet due to it being smaller and with lower ceiling than the other cinemas. The Sangeet was considered ". . . of fairly high decorative standard" and damaged seats had been replaced.
Smoke had been seen pouring from a third floor window and firemen evacuated staff from the adjoining Shah Restaurant which had opened only a fortnight before; the restaurant was badly damaged by falling debris and water.
The blaze quickly spread through the empty cinema and ripped through the roof. The building was later demolished.
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