Mumbai is the capital of the state of Maharashtra. Formerly known as Bombay, it is the most populous city in India, with an estimated metropolitan population of 12 million (2005). Mumbai’s busy streets overflow with incredible sights, such as the centre of India’s film industry, Bollywood. Mumbai is a highlight for travellers whose ideal India vacation includes shopping: the city is full of outdoor markets and fine stores. The SanjayGandhiNational Park sits within the city limits, providing tranquil natural spots in the middle of the crowded city.