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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Facts
Jul 26 2012 (21:52)
News Entry# 85788 Bold and beautiful
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: rdb*^ Jul 26 2012 (23:59)
Do you smell an inebriating mix of Bollywood and Bakarwadi? Are there shining steel dabbas being carried by men in white? Is there a smattering of slums and swish bars? Does this place feel like some sort of a strange mélange of things? Welcome to Mumbai, the financial capital of India. Does a unique landmark suddenly catch your attention and stop you from what you were doing? What you may not see here is platform number 9 ¾! But this place has been the location for songs like Jai Ho from the Oscar winning film Slum Dog Millionaire and the Shah Rukh Khan blockbuster Ra.One. Full points for guessing right! Yes! We are talking about the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in the city of Mumbai, formerly known as the Victoria Terminus Station. Designed by British architect F W Stevens, this station, which is the lifeline of Mumbai, is also a world famous...