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The Bandstand Promenade is a kilometer long walkway along the sea on the west side of Bandra, a suburb of Mumbai, India. Less than a decade old, it is simultaneously a popular hang out spot, a jogging track, a park and also a lovers point.
Towards the Land's End side of the promenade is an amphitheater. It serves as a venue for the Mumbai Festival, Celebrate Bandra and other events including concerts, classical dance and other performances.
Visible along the promenade are expensive bungalows and flats, some of which belong to Bollywood movie stars like Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, John Abraham, Shabana Azmi, Rekha, Katrina Kaif among others.
Bandra Fort is located right at the end of road adjacent to Hotel Taj Land's End. It was built by the Portuguese in 1640 as a watchtower overlooking Mahim Bay, the Arabian Sea and the southern island of Mahim. Castella de Aguada has been featured in several Hindi films, such as Dil Chahta Hai, Buddha Mil Gaya and Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na.
Bandra Sea Link
The Bandra–Worli Sea Link (BWSL), officially the Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, is a cable-stayed bridge with pre-stressed concrete viaduct approaches, which links Bandra and the western suburbs of Mumbai with Worli and central Mumbai, and is the first phase of the proposed West Island Freeway system. The Sea Link reduces travel time between Bandra and Worli from 45–60 minutes to 7 minutes. The link has an average daily traffic of around 37,500 vehicles per day.
Mount Mary Church
The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, more commonly known as Mount Mary Church, is a Roman Catholic church located in Bandra, Mumbai and is considered to be the one of oldest in city of Mumbai. The church stands on a hillock, about 80 metres above sea level overlooking the Arabian Sea. It draws lakhs of devotees and pilgrims annually.
Walk of the Stars
The Walk of the Stars is a 2 km long section of the Bandstand Promenade honoring Bollywood film stars. The path features about six statues of famous Bollywood actors as well as about 100 brass plates embossed with the handprints and signatures of other stars. The walk was inspired by the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It is funded and privately managed by UTV and promoted through their UTV Stars television channel.
Music for Meaning
The group called Music for Meaning does a musical jam session every Sunday evening. It is a group which believes in spreading messages that would have a positive impact on peoples' lives, with the help of Music. There they play new and old songs and encourage people to sing and join them. The location is just opposite to the Camp Juice center on the promenade at the artiste's court.
The key members of this group are Sachin (Lead Vocals & Rhythm Guitarist),Rishab and Gautam(vocals & Guitarist),Lukesh (Vocals and Guitar),Monika(Anchor and Voclas),Nitin (Percussionist and Vocal ),Etc.
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