The two sides of Mumbai: the Dharavi shantytown and the glamorous Taj Mahal Palace. Photo: AFP The two sides of Mumbai: the Dharavi shantytown and the glamorous Taj Mahal Palace. Photo: AFP
The two sides of Mumbai: the Dharavi shantytown and the glamorous Taj Mahal Palace. Photo: AFP

Priyanka Chopra and Shah Rukh Khan’s stomping ground: how Mumbai’s Dharavi slum and Bollywood Film City sit side by side

From the real-life shantytown featured in Slumdog Millionaire, to the glamorous Bollywood studios frequented by Alia Bhatt and the legendary Amitabh Bachchan – Mumbai is a cultural powerhouse and a city of contrasts

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
The two sides of Mumbai: the Dharavi shantytown and the glamorous Taj Mahal Palace. Photo: AFP The two sides of Mumbai: the Dharavi shantytown and the glamorous Taj Mahal Palace. Photo: AFP
The two sides of Mumbai: the Dharavi shantytown and the glamorous Taj Mahal Palace. Photo: AFP
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