Dhobi: caste group who specialize in washing clothes
It is raining. Hard.
A successful painter is having a celebratory drink. He pushes his glass into the rain from his balcony to add a bit of water, and drinks. On the other side of town, a dhobi returns home to his bedroom. He pushes a pail into the rain on the middle of his bed to prevent it from getting soaked. It is a small scene, an effective scene. Mumbai at its best, Mumbai at its worst.
Mumbai Dairies takes us on a beautiful and loving tour of Mumbai (Bombay), this city of contrasts, this city of hope to migrants everywhere who come for a better life, this city of culture…