Traditionally, Marathi 'Koli' songs that originated from the Koli tribes in Maharashtra form a part of the musical heritage of this city.
However, since Mumbai is home to the famous Bollywood industry, Bollywood music is the most popular type of music heard, played, sung and even performed.
Festivals The city is incomplete without its dose of colorful festivals.
As one of the most populous and the most diverse cities in India, Mumbai is also home to innumerable festivals.
Apart from Bollywood music, traditional Marathi Classical, Hindustani Classical, Indi-pop, Western Classical and English music have grown considerably as popular genres of music in their own spheres.
Dancing is another important facet of Mumbai culture.The culture of this metro city is a boisterous blend of cuisines, languages, food, fine arts, cinema and festivals.The city-dwellers, often labeled as the 'Mumbaikars', lead a very fast-paced life and spend a significant time of their lives commuting from one place to another.From Classical Bharatanatyam to Bollywood dancing, Mumbai is the hub for growing dance talent and many individuals even get the opportunity to perform in Bollywood movies, shows and theater performances.Mumbai is also home to a host of theatre enthusiasts and famous theater groups such as the Prabhodankar Thackeray Theater Club, Whistling Woods and the Rang Sharda encourage budding talent and are instrumental in conserving the traditional theater heritage of Mumbai.Mumbai, previously known as Bombay, is a bustling metropolis and is the fourth most populous city in the world.With the highest GDP in India, Mumbai is every Indian's urban dream.Some of the most important festivals are Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, Christmas, Eid, Moharram, Navaratri, Maha Shivratri and Durga Puja.The city also hosts an annual 'gay pride parade' in September every year and believe it or not, it is quite a thing here. Apart from being labeled a city with an undying spirit, Mumbai is almost always associated with Hindi cinema owing to the fact that Mumbai is the nurturer of Indian cinema.It gives an insight into the livelihood and daily work culture of the Dabbawallas.It focuses on the magnitude of the Six Sigma certification awarded to the Dabbawallas Association by Forbes Global.