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96. Mumbai – World’s Most Incredible Cities

Discover why Mumbai in India ranked #96 in our countdown of ‘100 Most Incredible Cities in the World’. 

Population:

19 million

Best known for:

The Gateway of India and Slumdog Millionaires.

Did you know?

Mumbai is the home of Bollywood, and there are a handful of tours that allow you to go inside the expansive Film City, which is otherwise not accessible to the public: Bollywood Tours and Bollywood Tourism and Mumbai Film City Tours  to name but a few.

Many of the tours include a Hollywood-esque drive-by of the Bollywood stars’ homes.

And, according to various sources, if you want to become an extra in a Bollywood movie all you need to do is hang around Leopold’s Cafe in the Colaba neighbourhood dressed nicely and a scout will eventually tap you on the shoulder.

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