Flashback in pictures: When Mumbai was Bombay

10-Jul-2017
  • <p>An exhibition in June 2014 in Vikhroli depicted the city during yesteryears. Lensman Sayyed Sameer Abedi captured glimpses of Rajan Jayakar's nostalgic collection. Have a look</p>

    An exhibition in June 2014 in Vikhroli depicted the city during yesteryears. Lensman Sayyed Sameer Abedi captured glimpses of Rajan Jayakar's nostalgic collection. Have a look

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  • <p>The Town Hall does not have carriages in front of it any longer, and the clip clop of horses has been replaced by blaring horns</p>

    The Town Hall does not have carriages in front of it any longer, and the clip clop of horses has been replaced by blaring horns

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  • <p>Victoria Gardens with the tram service, reminds us of a slower, gentler pace of life</p>

    Victoria Gardens with the tram service, reminds us of a slower, gentler pace of life

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  • <p>The old Chira Bazar is a pointer about how much has changed over the years</p>

    The old Chira Bazar is a pointer about how much has changed over the years

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  • <p>In his book,'Between Bombay and Mumbai', photographer Fawzan Husain captures the city's (then Bombay) romance with Bollywood in the '90s with equal measures of awe and candidness, and captures some its oldest institutions with unsentimental nostalgia. The king in waiting: Shah Rukh Khan, then an actor on TV, at a Zee TV party with wife Gauri (centre)</p>

    In his book,'Between Bombay and Mumbai', photographer Fawzan Husain captures the city's (then Bombay) romance with Bollywood in the '90s with equal measures of awe and candidness, and captures some its oldest institutions with unsentimental nostalgia. The king in waiting: Shah Rukh Khan, then an actor on TV, at a Zee TV party with wife Gauri (centre)

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  • <p>Hit parade: Posters of two Bollywood epics, Sholay and Mughal-e-Azam being painted at a studio in Dadar</p>

    Hit parade: Posters of two Bollywood epics, Sholay and Mughal-e-Azam being painted at a studio in Dadar

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  • <p>A bygone world: A couple peeps out of their home at Matharpakady village in Mazgaon</p>

    A bygone world: A couple peeps out of their home at Matharpakady village in Mazgaon

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  • <p>Tailor-made dreams: A tailor in Kamathipura works under the gaze of his favourite yesteryear divas</p>

    Tailor-made dreams: A tailor in Kamathipura works under the gaze of his favourite yesteryear divas

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  • <p>Newsmakers: Owners of one of the city&acirc;&Acirc;&Acirc;€&Acirc;&Acirc;™s oldest newspapers, Mumbai Samachar, brothers Nusserwanji and Mancherji Cama, pose in front of their iconic building at Fort. Pics Courtesy/ Between Bombay and Mumbai &acirc;&Acirc;&Acirc;€&Acirc;&Acirc;” 25 years through a changing city, by Fawzan Husain</p>

    Newsmakers: Owners of one of the city’s oldest newspapers, Mumbai Samachar, brothers Nusserwanji and Mancherji Cama, pose in front of their iconic building at Fort. Pics Courtesy/ Between Bombay and Mumbai — 25 years through a changing city, by Fawzan Husain

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  • <p>Family on a scooter.&nbsp;In Chronicles Of a Past Life -- Bombay (1970s - 80s), an exhibition held at Photoink at Jhandewalan in Delhi, award-winning photographer Pablo Bartholomew offered an insight into the sights, sounds and people in the city that acted like an escape from the environment of Delhi, where everyone knows each other. Take a look, and fall in love</p>

    Family on a scooter. In Chronicles Of a Past Life -- Bombay (1970s - 80s), an exhibition held at Photoink at Jhandewalan in Delhi, award-winning photographer Pablo Bartholomew offered an insight into the sights, sounds and people in the city that acted like an escape from the environment of Delhi, where everyone knows each other. Take a look, and fall in love

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  • <p>Baby on a taxi</p>

    Baby on a taxi

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  • <p>Sleeping man outside a bar</p>

    Sleeping man outside a bar

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  • <p>A Victoria in Bombay Central</p>

    A Victoria in Bombay Central

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  • <p>Dabbawallahs at Sachivalaya. Pics Courtesy Pablo Bartholomew/ Photoink</p>

    Dabbawallahs at Sachivalaya. Pics Courtesy Pablo Bartholomew/ Photoink

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