Masala magic ... evening shoppers stop for a chat.

Land of the flying roti

The food comes at breakneck speed, as does the traffic and conversation in Mumbai, writes Jean-Paul Pelosi.

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Tiffin time ... a Bollywood poster dwarfs pedestrians.

24 hours in Mumbai

Alongside dabbawallahs and slumdogs, Louise Southerden plunges into the human tide of India's largest city.

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New life ... visitors in front of the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower.

Proud and unbowed

Mumbai is defying terrorists by rebuilding and rewarding visitors, writes Louise Southerden.

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