Mumbai is the largest city of Inida, drived its name from a goddess, 'Mumba', and 'aai' in the local Marathi language means mother, hence its name, Mumbai. It is the capital of Maharashtra. It is the second most populous city in the world, with the popullation of approximately 13.66 million. Mumbai is the commercial and entertainment centre of India. It was formerly, know as Bombay.
Mumbai was originally a conglomeration of seven islands on the Konkan coastline which over time were joined to form the island city of Bombay. The island was in turn joined with the neighbouring island of Salsette to form Greater Bombay. The city also houses India's Hindi film and television industry, called Bollywood. Mumbai, a hardworking city that never sleeps. This enigmatic city, which houses the richest families of the country, also has the largest slum area of Asia. It has fashion and glamour but pursues the age old customs and values. This contradiction in every phase of life is what makes Mumbai an enchanting place.