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Lokhandwala, Mumbai

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Lokhandwala, Mumbai

Lokhandwala is known as one of the most popular suburbs in western Mumbai. This place is a large residential and commercial complex located about 5 kilometers from Andheri station. 

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Why is this place is famous

The 1991 Lokhandwala Complex shootout was famous for its 1991 Lokhandwala Complex shootout. The fight was between seven gangsters led by Maya Dolas and members of the Mumbai police and the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) led by the then Additional Commissioner of Police, Aftab Ahmed Khan.

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Shootout at Lokhandwala is a Hindi movie released in 2007, inspired by the events. This crime thriller film was directed by an Indian Director named Apoorva Lakhia. 

Lokhandwala Builders

The proprietor of Lokhandwala Constructions, Siraj Lokhandwala, purchased the vast marshland in the area of Versova in 1978 intending to develop it into one of the posh areas in the city. 

Currently, the place is one of the most populated suburbs of Mumbai city. The complex is well-known actors and movie directors and people working in related fields to the Indian film and television industry live.

The complex was constructed in 1978 under the leadership of Mr. Siraj Lokhandwala who has also played an active role in the infrastructural development of Mumbai for the last three decades. Lokhandwala Builders have developed more than 200 buildings in Mumbai so far.

Lokhandwala Minerva: It is an 82-floor, tall building situated in the Mahalaxmi area, in Mumbai. 

The Nearby Attractions to Lokhandwala

Shastri Nagar (0.5 km), the Versova Telephone Exchange (1 km), and the Andheri Link Road are some of the finest neighboring areas of Lokhandwala. These locations host many of the commercial projects of the city. 

Lokhandwala Foundation School: his English medium school is located on the Akurli road Kandivali, in Mumbai. In the year of 1992, the Lokhandwala Foundation Trust opened the co-educational English medium Lokhandwala Foundation School. 

The ICSE board syllabus is followed in school for the 10th standard students and the ISC board syllabus for the XI and XII standard students. The school holds a good academic record.

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