Even if you reside in Mumbai, which is the heart of Bollywood, it is tough to catch a glimpse of your favorite stars. Their cars have tinted glass, they are surrounded by bodyguards, and generally visit places that the common man rarely does. It doesn't help that most celebs are known to party at their homes or at odd hours in order to avoid paparazzi. So, what if you want to see your favorite Bollywood actor in person? Here’s a list of a few places in Mumbai where you may get a chance to rub shoulders with Bollywood celebrities.
Located at Bandra, this Chinese restaurant is frequented by Ranbir Kapoor, Malaika Arora Khan, Javed Akhtar, and Rani Mukerji.
Almost every other day, a B-Town celebrity is spotted at the Mumbai outpost of the Michelin-starred restaurant, Hakkasan. Be aware, there is a price to pay. A dinner here will be an expensive affair and will burn a deep hole in your pocket.
Olive Bar and Kitchen
Started by AD Singh in the 90s, Olive was one of the first stand-alone restaurants in Mumbai to serve European food. Most success parties of movies are held here.
This is a relatively new place in Bandra but from Shilpa Shetty to Bipasha Basu, everyone in Bollywood can't stop raving about it. Known for its seafood, a meal for two at Bastian would cost at least INR 6000.
I Think Fitness
Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Saif Ali Khan, and Malaika Arora Khan are just some of the many actors who workout at this gym in Bandra. The best time to spot them is in the afternoon when the gym is relatively empty.
Since this coffee shop is located below the office of Shah Rukh’s production house, Red Chillies, it is visited by many celebrities.
For celebrities who live around Andheri, this is the place to workout at. Currently, Zareen Khan and Ishaan Khattar are the gym’s most famous clients.
Actors generally get their hair cut on the sets itself but if you are lucky , you could spot a celeb or two at this salon that’s owned by Adhuna Bhabani.
Since this hairstylist works with the likes of Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, you may get see a few celebrities at his salon and tattoo lounge.