Fight nights are held in hired Bollywood studios where audience includes a mix of expats, MNC employees and even families.
That the city is genetically programmed to plod along is known but the prospect of an urban collapse is rarely contemplated. Could it because there's too much hope around?
Unfortunately, living is real, and, frustrated as one is, one can't just up and out.
Whether you're rich or poor, if you've survived Bombay, pat yourself on the back.
Mumbai of the late nineties was about getting somewhere. Today the skyscrapers get higher, the moral standards get lower, children are less healthy, the elderly more fragile. Egos have gotten bigger, attention spans shorter. But the city itself only ambles along