What is the culture and lifestyle in Mumbai?
Posted on Dec 16, 2013 by sushma.yadav
City of Dreams, The City that never sleeps, are some of the epithets given to this colossal magnanimous city of Mumbai. It is not possible to define the culture of this city in one single term or statement.
Everyday new people land up in this city from all over India with their dreams and aspirations. Dreams of making their life,big andbetter. This city does not deny them of their dreams; it has warm and big heart. There is something for everyone. This never ending stream of people, bring their own culture and life style with them thus making this city a reflection of mini India.
The original inhabitants of this city are Marathis and so Marathi is the official language. But other languages like Hindi and English are also commonly spoken.
The innumerable religious and cultural festivals of this city are its lifeline. People from different religions celebrate their festivals but they also actively participate in other peoples religious festivities. Ganpati and Govinda(janamAshtmi) are celebrated with great frenzy and fervor and there are many other.
This city has unique lifestyle of its own. It ranges from slums of Dharavi to Hi-ended star bungalows of Juhu Beach where most of the sparkling stars of Indian Hindi movie Industry reside.
This city will definitely surprise you with its unique blend of rich and poor, archaic culture and modernity, sobriety and frenzy. So come and enjoy this unique city of India called Mumbai. For some days you definitely will become a Mumbaikaras people of Mumbai are locally called.