From kids frolicking on Marine Drive to the clubs of Bandra and the patchwork lights of Dharavi – when the sun sets, Mumbai rises.

Mumbai at sunset Photograph: Universal Images Group Limited/Alamy

Mumbai at sunset
Photograph: Universal Images Group Limited/Alamy

A girl dries a sari following monsoon rain on Marine Drive Photograph: Kevin Frayer/AP

A girl dries a sari following monsoon rain on Marine Drive
Photograph: Kevin Frayer/AP

Late-night dining in Mumbai Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Late-night dining in Mumbai
Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Dharavi slum in Mumbai, at twilight Photograph: Rajanish Kakade/AP

The Dharavi slum in Mumbai, at twilight
Photograph: Rajanish Kakade/AP

Buying lanterns for the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali Photograph: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

Buying lanterns for the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali
Photograph: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

The Antilia building, left, owned by Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani, one of the world’s largest private homes Photograph: Frederic Soltan/Corbis

The Antilia building, left, owned by Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani, one of the world’s largest private homes
Photograph: Frederic Soltan/Corbis

A boy sits on an electricity meter on Girgaon Chowpatty beach Photograph: Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP

A boy sits on an electricity meter on Girgaon Chowpatty beach
Photograph: Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP

Traffic on Marine Drive, known as Queen’s Necklace Photograph: Universal Images Group Limited/Alamy

Traffic on Marine Drive, known as Queen’s Necklace
Photograph: Universal Images Group Limited/Alamy

The roof terrace of the Aer bar at the Four Seasons Hotel in Worli Photograph: dpa picture alliance archive/Alamy

The roof terrace of the Aer bar at the Four Seasons Hotel in Worli
Photograph: dpa picture alliance archive/Alamy

The Mumbai skyline at night Photograph: Alexander Helin/Alamy

The Mumbai skyline at night
Photograph: Alexander Helin/Alamy

 

This feature originally appeared in The Guardian.



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