Kandivali Location – Mumbai Western Suburban Area

“Second station to Borivali on western railway at about 13 to 15 km distance from International Airport. Kandivali in Mumbai was built and started its presence since 1907, is one of the leading suburban location famous among Gujarati community as preferred residential location since long time now. Since almost all the stations in Mumbai have two sides, i.e East and West Area, Kandivali Residential in East and West both are very well developed with all the required facilities and infrastructures like Market, Shopping Malls, Cinema House etc. Lets known more about Kandivali location..”

[ Famous Residential Locations ], [ Kandivali Attractions ], [ Industries ], [ Eating Options and Restaurants ], [ Famous Schools ], [ Famous Colleges ], [ Known Hospitals ], [ Important Contact Numbers ], [ Famous Roads and Lanes ], [ Updates ]

Mumbai's Kandivali  Area Aerial View

Mumbai’s Kandivali Area Aerial View

Famous Residential Locations

Kandivali has well known residential locations and some of the areas like Poisar, Mahavir Nagar, Anand Nagar, Bohra Colony, Irani Wadi, Patel nagar, Dahanukar wadi, Lokhandwala, Charkop, Ekta Nagar, Mathuradas Road, Shankar gulli (Shankar Lane), M G Road which are few of the famous and preferred locations among residents. Few of these locations are inside Kandivali Village (Gaon) area at a distance of approximate 20 minutes to half an hour in West. Since 1980-85 and 1990 the real estate and other infrastracture development has seen a upward shifting and Kandivali East became crowded due to bigger and better flats with all amenities, in recent years like 2005 till date it’s one of the costliest residential of suburb for upper middle class and riches. Areas like Thakur village, Thakur complex, Rahejas and Kanakias near Kandivali East National Highway 8 are still the best for its skylines. Recently the long awaited Kandivali Highway Flyover was up and running which helped lots of improvement and traffic control.

Mumbai people always check and prefer best residential which are surrounded with Market, Shopping Malls, Schools, Colleges and Of course near to station. Since it is not possible always as the rates are very high, People shift to suburb locations like Kandivali. Few areas like Samta Nagar which has Thakur Educational Group (Thakur College) connected to highway is grown faster in last 5 years. It has beautiful mountains, well maintained and developed residential connected to Highway and just 15 to 20 minutes distance from Railway station with shopping options like DMart, Big Bazaar and entertainment options like Thakur My Cinema, Cinemax, Fame etc along with Joggers park inside Thakur village. It also have a private helicopter landing space opposite My cinema. few more locations to be listed are Thakur complex, Lokhandwala Complex, Hanuman Nagar, Asha Nagar etc. Public transport options such as Share and Private Autos, BEST Buses and Local trains are available.

Thakur Village Kandivali East

Thakur Village Kandivali East

Kandivali has also attracted lots of national and international brands like Big Bazaar, Dominos Pizza, Natural Ice Cream, Pizza Hut, Big Bazaar For Shopping and Multiplex as listed in attractions section, which are all best hangout areas. If you are a shopping freak, You should visit Big Bazaar during special Big Bazaar Discounts Days and Special Offers like “Juna Do Naya Lo” which means (Give Out Old Stuff to us and Take back New) which includes EVERYTHING that can be at your home like old shoes to anything u wear.

Real Estate : Since 2003, Kandivali has taken a huge boost on real estate, The property market was so high during 2007 that most of middle class families were not able to afford an apartment at Kandivali which was once very easy to buy, especially the developments in Kandivali East and few areas in West like Mahavir nagar etc. Property rates were approximately Rs.5000 to Rs.6500 as of 2009 and since then as of now its above 10,000.


  1. Famous Sai Baba temple at National Highway 8 at Kandivali East is one of the oldest and very famous temples of Suburb.
  2. Evershine Millennium Park located inside Thakur village in East is one of the very well maintained and specious garden and mini park for children, and also for leisure time for adults.
  3. Just few km down to Borivali it has Sanjay Gandhi National Park.
  4. Movie attractions and Entertainment being Cinemax in East, Cinemax West, Fame Raghuleela, Fame Thakur Village, Thakur My Cinema, Broadway.
  5. Beautiful and attractive temples are also one of the attractions here, List of temples in Kandivali being Varahi Mata
  6. Temple at Shanker Lane, Kala Hanuman temple near station, Pawan Dham at Mahavir Nagar, Shri Karsangli Akurli Mata, Shreeje temple on Mathuradas Road, and Balaji temple at Charkop sector 7.
  7. For Christians, The Church called “Our Lady of Assumption” located at M G Road is one of the oldest and famous churches of this Mumbai suburb.


One of the oldest Industry and known land mark at kandivali east is Mahindra and Mahindra Limited tractor division. Other industries like Akurli Industrial Estate, Kandivali (Charkop) Industrial estate in West, Gundecha Industrial Estate, Balaji Industrial Estate and Jai Bonanza Industrial Estate, The Times of India printing press and Associated Capsules etc are still available which gives bread butter option to lots of labour and workers working their.

Eating Options and Famous Restaurants

One can enjoy chaats ands sweets at Jain Sweets near Kandivali station east, Bhagwati Pav Bhaji at Irani Wadi is very famous, ‘The Village’ inside Raghuleela Mall and ‘Red Indian’ near Poisur depot naka for continental. A huge lane called ‘Khau Galli’ located between Malad and Kandivali on S V Road is famous for Pani Puri, Sev Puri, Baraf Gola, Ice Candies, Fruit Salad, Mewad, Roasted Papad and more..

A large number of Veg restaurant and also Wine & dine restaurants are located at Kandivali East and western express highway. Some of them are Nirvana at Thakur Village, Avenue, Suruchi and UFO The Revolving restaurant inside Thakur complex, Golden Charriot, Ambience The Restaurant on western express highway.

Famous Schools

  • Thakur Vidya Mandir High School
  • Thakur Public School
  • Thakur International School
  • Cambridge School
  • Ryan International School
  • Gundecha Education Academy
  • St Lawrence High School
  • S.V.P. Vividhiakshmi Vidyalaya
  • Kapol Vidyanidhi School
  • Our Lady of Remedy High School
  • Pawar Public School

Famous Colleges

  • Kandivili Education Society College Of Arts & Commerce
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Vividhlakshi Vidyalaya
  • Prakash Degree College Of Commerce & Science
  • Balbharti College Of Commerce
  • Thakur College Of Science & Commerce
  • Thakur College Of Engineering & Technology
  • Nirmala Memorial Foundation College Of Commerce & Science
  • Pratham College

Known Hospitals

  • ESIC Hospital
  • Unnati Hospital
  • ENT Hospital
  • Dhavan Hospital
  • Dhiral Hospital
  • Ankur Hospital

Important Contact Numbers

  • BMC GS Ward: 24223741
  • Fire Station: 24300178
  • Police Station: 28050904

Famous Roads and Lanes

  • Western Expressrees Highway
  • Asha Nagar Road
  • Gokul Tower Road
  • Vasant Utsav Road
  • Ramsingh Road
  • Samata Nagar Road
  • Akurli Road
  • RDP Road No 6
  • Boras Pada Road
  • Mahatma Gandhi Road
  • Charkop Road
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Road
  • Bandar Pakhadi Road
  • Mantanpada Road
  • Kandivali West
  • RDP Road No 6
  • Boras Pada Road
  • Mahatma Gandhi Road
  • Charkop Road
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Road
  • Bandar Pakhadi Road
  • Mantanpada Road
  • Swami Vivekanand Road
  • Saif Gali
  • Babrekar Nagar Road
  • Shivaji Chowk
  • BMC Industrial Estate
  • Kandivali Railway Station West
  • MHADA Colony
  • S V Patel Jaltaran
  • PTO
  • Gonsalves Chowl
  • Bandar Pakhadi
  • Hindustan Naka
  • Sai Dham Nagar

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