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    Posted on 10 Dec 2014

    Here's The Story Behind All Of Mumbai's Stunning New Street Art

    And here are the people you should be thanking for making your daily commute prettier, more colourful, and a lot more interesting.

    Over the last month, murals and artwork have been popping up all over Bandra, Peddar Road, and Dharavi as a part of St+art India's campaign to give a fresh perspective on art to young Indians.

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    Creative Director Hanif Kureshi told BuzzFeed:

    "The vision of St+art India foundation is to provide a platform for street artists from all over the world to come and connect with the Indian movement. It is also a platform for Indian artists to showcase their work and exchange ideas with the global community. At the same time its main focus is also to change the dull grey landscape of our cities to be more interactive and colourful."

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    Akshat Nauriyal, content director of St+art India, added:

    "Our cities are designed to be functional, but remain extremely inert for the people that use them the most. There is immense scope for our public spaces to be reinvented in a manner that they engage with people. The St+art foundation is an attempt towards that."

    Bombay has always been gorgeous but we really, really don't mind the embellishments.

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    So the next time you're stuck in traffic but don't quite mind it because you have something gorgeous and cool to stare at, you know who's responsible.

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    There's only two things we'd like to say to St+art India: Thank you. And more, please!

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    Oh, and Delhiites, stop being jealous. They'll be giving your city the same hipsterfication treatment in January and February!

    Without further ado, here are photos of the whole lot. Enjoy!

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    Find out more about St+art India's work around the country on their website.

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