ⓘ Kala Ghoda


ⓘ Kala Ghoda

Kala Ghoda IPA:Kālā Ghōdā) is a crescent-shaped art district in Downtown Mumbai. It has many of the citys heritage buildings, and is full of museums, art galleries and educational institutions like the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, the Jehangir Art Gallery, the National Gallery of Modern Art, and The Arts Trust. Each year in February, the area hosts the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. The area is sandwiched between Mumbai Ports docklands to the east, Regal Cinema to the south, Hutatma Chowk and Flora Fountain to the north and Oval Maidan to the west. The Bombay Stock Exchange is to its north east.

The name Cala Ghoda means Black horse, a reference to the presence of a black stone statue of king Edward VII, the then Prince of Wales on horseback, which was built by Jewish businessman and philanthropist albert Abdullah David Sassoon, although this statue was removed from the precinct in 1965 and subsequently placed inside the Byculla zoo. Local legend has it that the statues of king Edward and the name of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on horse at India Gate came to life after midnight and fight in the streets. In 2017, Cala Ghoda returned to the area with a new statue like a horse without a rider, being the Association of Cala Ghoda. The statue, called the Spirit of Cala Ghoda was designed by the architect Alfaz Miller and sculptor Shreehari Bhosle.

The Esplanade mansion, Indias oldest surviving cast iron building is located in Cala Ghoda. Previously known as Cosmo hotel, it was a place where movies were introduced in India with the screening of Lumiere brothers cinematograph in 1896. Offices publication of art, Marg, is located on the third floor of a historic army and Fleet construction.

Before the Foundation of the Bombay stock exchange, traders frequently traded stock at the junction of the shaft row and the street meadow.

  • The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is annual festival, nine days long, commencing always on the first Saturday of February and closing always on the second Sunday
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  • near the University of Bombay known as Kala Ghoda and the David Sassoon clock tower. The original Kala Ghoda David Sassoon Clocktower Dr. Bhau Daji Lad
  • the east, to Azad Maidan in the west Victoria Terminus in the north to Kala Ghoda in the south. This area is the heart of the financial area of the city
  • mystic music festival, Ruhaniyat. It is also one of the venues of the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival when several music and dance concerts are held at the park
  • exceedingly funny. Some of these characteristics can be seen in Jejuri and Kala Ghoda Poems in English, but his early Marathi poems are far more radical, dark
  • Before she could find out why Malti prefers Ratan over Raj, a bandit, Kala Ghoda who has been terrorizing the region, asks Suresh to pay Rs.50, 000. The
  • digitally on 30 January 2014, and physically on 2 February 2014 at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival in Mumbai, attended by the cast and crew of the film and
  • at Kala Ghoda midday City. Mid - Day Infomedia Ltd. Retrieved 26 February 2014. Pandey Vallikappen, Ankita. S pore students take part in Kala Ghoda festival
  • include a 17th - century manuscript of Hatim Tai It also houses the iconic Kala Ghoda statue. Outside the museum is the installation of the monolithic basalt
  • mansion was donated by Cowasji Jehangir. This gallery is situated at Kala Ghoda behind the Prince of Wales Museum, in South Mumbai near the Gateway of