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Mumbai Rains....

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What is it about rains in Mumbai that brings out such happiness on everyone's face? Why are the first drops of those cool water passing through God only knows how many layers of polluted air on our face gifts us the purest joy one can imagine? At the risk of sounding like Ranbeer Kapoor in "Wake Up Sid", Mumbai rains are really something to experience to appreciate it. The strong cool wind on your sunburnt and moist face feels like heaven.  Just when you thought this might be the best thing that has happened to you that day, rain drops on your body prove you so wrong! Rain tops it all and you feel so blessed to not mind standing just there, rooted to the ground and get drenched, happily, in the water.

Well doesn't rain bring that joy everywhere? I beg to differ. Rains in Mumbai are different. No, they do not come from any other place up above. They come from the same tap that Gods decide to open up every year to probably empty their surplus. What makes Mumbai rains u…