How can I go to Dhobi Ghat?

To reach Dhobi Ghat, Mahalaxmi Mumbai station is the nearest local railway station. You will find regular trains from all over Mumbai.

Why is Dhobi Ghat famous?

Dhobi Ghat was built during the British Raj in 1890. Dhobi Ghat, touted as the biggest open air laundry in the world, is located near Mahalaxmi railway station. Despite washing machines, 7,000 washermen clock 20 hours a day at heritage site.

What is the story of Dhobi Ghat?

The video diaries of a former tenant of his apartment fascinate the artist (Aamir Khan) who currently lives there, while an investment banker (Monica Dogra) befriends a pair of workers for a research project.Mumbai Diaries / Film synopsis

What is the meaning of Dhobi Ghat?

Dhobi Ghat or Dhoby Ghaut is a word used in various parts of South Asia. It means a place where the traditional dhobi caste of washermen and women go to wash clothes.

What is a Dhobi wallah?

Dhobi is the caste of laundry-labors. They use the banks of river Ganges outside Varanasi for their hard work.. dhobi-wallah at sunrise, agra – dhobi wallah stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images.

Who is the director of Dhobi Ghat?

Kiran RaoMumbai Diaries / Director

Is Mela movie hit or flop?

India Box Office Collection

Movie Name Release Date Verdict
Mangal Pandey – The Rising 12 Aug 2005 Flop
Dil Chahta Hai 10 Aug 2001 Average
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India 15 Jun 2001 Hit
Mela 07 Jan 2000 Flop

What does puddle mean?

1 : a very small pool of usually dirty or muddy water. 2a : an earthy mixture (as of clay, sand, and gravel) worked while wet into a compact mass that becomes impervious to water when dry. b : a thin mixture of soil and water for puddling plants. puddle. verb.

Is Dhobi Ghat a good movie?

Films like ‘Dhobi Ghat’ are really breaking grounds. It’s a very unusual film and the kind of business it has done is huge for this kind of film. The kind of budget the film was made at, it’s a very successful film. It made double the money it had cost us to make the film.”.

Was Dhobi Ghat hit or flop?

Aamir Khan Movies List & India Box Office Collection 1988-2022 Records & Analysis ( Hit ya Flop )

Movie Name Year Box Office Verdict
Ishq 1997 Semi-Hit
Lagaan 2001 Hit
Dil Chahta Hai 2001 Semi-Hit
Dhobi Ghat 2011 Semi-Hit