Inspired by the the Mahalakshmi Dhobi Ghat, Mumba built in 1890 by the British is around 116 years old was built and was one of the largest Dhobi Ghats of India in that era . This open-air laundromat, is such a marvel of Mumbai. The South Dhobi Khan a Britishers legacy to the city of joy , which has still maintained its service delivery standards with simple yet traditional approach of work & methodology. A ground for bread and butter for many of the families involved in this trade , over a century. A lesser-known gem in the heart of Kolkata Metropolis and little is being done to upgrade the same to an automated wash-house in tune with modern day launderettes. It can only be hoped that such a historical wash-house is maintained properly and the government pays a little more attention to it.
Year of Completion: 2021 Production Country: India Film Language: English Total Runtime: 12 min