oNew Delhi, the capital, is in the northwestern part of the countryoMumbai is in central west coast India oThe British renamed this place Bombay when they overtook the capital, but in the past 20 years Indians have been referring to it as Mumbai againoMumbai is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra oMumbai is the most populous city in India by city borders, 5thmost populous city in the world, and 2ndmost populated metropolitan area when looking at the general metropolitan area in IndiaoMumbai Estimated Population: 19-20 million people, same range as NYC and TokyooMumbai is the wealthiest city in India, the cosmopolitan, entertainment, commercial, financial hub of India, and in the top 10 centers of commerce in the entire worldoBollywood productions take place in Mumbai and puts out more films than Hollywood every year!oMumbai is kind of shaped like ManhattanoFilm is based in rural MumbaioPeninsula is the city centeroGharapuri is an island south of downtown Mumbai and is referenced in the filmIndian CultureIn India, “Namaste” is a greeting and a departing statementHoli is shown in the film and it occurs in spring and is called the “festival of colors”
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