Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Temple in Fort

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In the Worli fort built by the Portugese, now there is a Hanuman temple established by the fisherfolk who have taken over the fort.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Me Dadarkar


Me Dadarkar (Am from Dadar), a selfie point in Dadar for Dadarkars. Written in Marathi, the State language of Maharashtra, in Devanagari script.

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Key maker


Keys of all shapes and sizes can be duplicated here in a shop on the pavement in Dadar.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Dawn in Bandra

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Good morning in Bandra.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The florist

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The florist in Kumbharwada, Dharavi.

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Monochrome mania

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The Bandra Worli sea link seen from the Worli fort.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Uneasy lies the head ..

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Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown (King Henry the Fourth, Part Two, by William Shakespeare). This young lad too must be apprehensive as he will be the topmost on the human pyramid to take a crack at the pot.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

When the pot breaks

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Broken pots indicate successes of the Govindas who form the human pyramid to break the pot hung up high in the air.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Cloud sprinkles

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The sky in Bandra east last evening.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Expressions

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Expressions on the faces of spectators viewing the spectacular human pyramid in Dadar.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Wall art

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Wall art at Sassoon docks.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Monochrome mania

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A happy morning in Kumbharwada, Dharavi.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Blonde Govinda

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A blonde Govinda (Lord Krishna)! Wow! Tradition modernised! At the dahi handi celebrations in Dadar.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Mumbai Evening Sky

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The sky in Bandra east last evening.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

October heat

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The dreaded October heat drives people out of their homes to sleep out in the open. This is in Worli koliwada where these guys slept by the sea shore.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Team dahi handi

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This team of young lads biding their time to form the human pyramid and take a crack at the pot of gold!

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Fierce determination.

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He is assigned the task to reach the top of the human pyramid and break the pot. The pride and determination on his face shows he is ready for it!

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Woman power

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The women have powered into yet another male bastion of human pyramids for dahi handis. An all woman team poses in Dadar just before getting to work on the dahi handi.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Govinda excitement

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All the residents of a chawl in Dadar are out in full strength to cheer the brave Govindas during the birth celebrations of Lord Krishna.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Bye bye monsoon


The last of the monsoon clouds in Bandra East.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monochrome mania

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Potter at work in Kumbharwada (Potters colony) in Dharavi.

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