The suburb that is synonymous to good locality, classy neighbors and serenity- Khar, another place in the city located closer to the beaches. Located to the North of Bandra and South of Santacruz, this locaity is one of the most sought after places of Mumbai. Being assisted by the Khar Railway Station of the Western Railway, Khar oozes livability and proximity to the major corporate hubs and workplaces including BKC, Andheri and Powai.
‘Khar’ is derived from Marathi word khara, which means salty. Most of the Khar area was nothing but marshlands of salty sea water. The USP of the locality is in the fact that inspite being located amidst some of the most chaotic and mobbed areas of the city, you will always find greenery, peace and upmarket hangouts to suit your opulent living standards.
Khar has been a home to many celebrities including Aamir Khan, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Ranveer Singh, Bipasha Basu, Dilip Kumar and wife SairaBanu, Sunil Dutt and Nargis with son Sanjay Dutt, Manoj Kumar, Sadhana and music director / singer Hemant Mukherjee and Shailendra. Not just these, Khar is also home to our Union Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhu.
With more than 50 good restaurants and food joints, you’ll never fall short of places to explore! Hoppipola, Three Wise Monkeys, Starbucks, The Elbo Room, Bombay Barbeque, Guilt Trip will satisfy all your cravings. The Khar gymkhana, Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana takes care of your, the lady of the house and kids’ lifestyle requisites. Ramakrishna mission is another important landmark of the locality where you can connect with your spiritual innate.
A place that is environment friendly, full of enthusiasm, good food and easy commute lacks just two more things: Value for culture and good education. Khar isn’t short of that either. With the city’s top most schools in the area surrounding and in Khar, you can happily plan on settling with your family in Khar. Podar International School, Guru Nanak High School, Bloomingdales High School, St. Elias High School ensure your child’s proper education while giving them the required exposure.
With a diverse culture around you, it is difficult to keep up with all the Gods. The people who are already residing in Khar have taken this into consideration. Shankar Bhavan, Digamber Jain Temple, Shree Sidhhi -VinayakDevasthan, Churches are all situated in and around Khar making it easier for you to have a balance between your professional, personal and spiritual life.
This is how your dream loaclity should look like: Serene yet Sound, Beautiful yet bold. Get a house there before all celebrities take a chance for it!
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