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Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is the most populous city in India and the capital of the State of Maharashtra.

20th Century

In 1947, Bombay after the free states of India and Pakistan are formed sectarian violence erupts in the country between Hindus and Muslims. The Khan leave their home in India to start a new life in Pakistan. As they live a shooting star flys through the heavens giving them hope for the future.[2]

C.I.A. agents Richard and Mary Parker managed to free an operative of a friendly power named Agent-Ten, who had been kidnapped by Baron von Strucker and Baroness Adelicia von Krupp in Bombay.[3]

Professor Charles Xavier and Amelia Voght lived in Bombay for a time in the early stages of his Mutant research. She discovered his designs for Cerebro. It is during the argument they both learn they are both Mutants.[4]

Modern Era

Dr. Donald Blake traveled to Bombay, India where he can forget Jane. He met with an old friend Professor Shecktor is working on a cure for snake bites. His assistant, Klaus Vorhees, decides to kill the professor and steal his discoveries. His plans to allow a cobra to bite them both, but only give himself the cure.Blake hears about Shecktor's injure and, as Thor, rushes to his side. Too late to save the Professor, he learns that the snake which bite them was radioactive, and Klaus has been transformed into a human cobra. Creating a typhoon with his hammer, Thor carries himself back to the USA following the Cobra.[1]

Havok and Wolverine Wolverine battled Meltdown in Bombay.[5]

After Mr. Tolliver's death, the Courier met with Mr. Bashur, who accepted the order from the Executive Elite to take out a hit on Deadpool, Copycat, and Cable for the death of Nyko's brother, Pico.[6]

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X-Corporation HQ in Mumbai

The X-Corporation opened an office in Mumbai, India. After stopping a planned terror attack mid-flight, Professor Xavier and Jean Grey arrived at the international airport in Mumbai en route to visit the local offices of the X-Corporation. When they disembarked the plane, Xavier's former consort, Empress Lilandra attempted to assassinate him, still believing him to be controlled by Cassandra Nova. Grey was able to telekinetically stop the bullet fired at Xavier and local X-Corporation operatives were able to capture her before Shi'ar Empire operatives took her into custody. Sooraya Qadir from Afghanistan was kidnapped and then sold into slavery.[8] Few years later Sooraya was rescued by Wolverine and Fantomex from a slave-trading ring. She was sent to the Mumbai, X-Corp office. Sooraya hid herself from the X-Men who were stationed there by turning into sand and spreading herself around the complex. Phoenix sensed Sooraya's presence and telepathically convinced her to reveal herself to everyone present. Sooraya announced her presence by speaking a single word: "Turaab" ("Dust" in Arabic). [9]

A group of Trolls were responsible for the bombings of the X-Corp headquarters in Singapore, Nairobi and Mumbai.[10]

The "Corridor"

Sunset Bain merged Machine Man with State 51, making him into a giant robot sending it to attack Mumbai. He gained his senses and decided to take the form of Kali calming the people and then separate from State 51. He caught Sunset and turned her over to S.H.I.E.L.D.[11]

Paras Gavaskar was called back home to his family estate just outside Mumbai. He returned when he learned his brother was in a coma. However they planned to have him married off in the place of his brother. Paras was accompanied by Loa, Anole, Rogue, and Magneto. After arriving home and meeting his parents he went to check on his brother and, knowing of his condition, his mother told him why they really called him. Paras went to his father to talk to him about arranging his marriage without his knowledge, but his father didn't seem to be responsive.[12] When the others returned from "shopping" with another girl named Luisa, Paras' father was angry as he saw this as abusing his "hospitality". As they decided to leave, Paras told them to stay, because he wanted familiar faces at his wedding. Paras' bride-to-be arrived that afternoon, and she and Paras were introduced to each other. The next day, they found that Luisa used her power to make a nude painting made of light which she removed after it was requested by the others. After that, Luisa and Paras had a conversation and she kissed him, but he told her he couldn't return her feelings as he was promised to another woman, just as Rogue and Magneto told them they wanted to talk to Luisa, who admitted that her real name is Luz. The Children of the Vault then appeared to take their sister Luz back.[13] A battle started, which the X-Men lost. Rogue and Magneto were taken, each for a different reason. Paras wanted to help his friends, but his father reminded him of his promise to him, which was to take the place of his brother in the marriage. Just as the wedding was about to finish, it was revealed that Luz had switched places with Paras' bride.[14] Indra, despite his father forbidding him, went to the Corridor that had crashed into Mumbai. At first Luz didn't want to go, because if she went the other Children of the Vault would not let her go, but changed her mind and decided to help Paras by using her power to change his and his friends' appearance. After taking their friends they went to destroy the device that keep the city in their reality. Rogue was attacked, and Indra was forced to save her by hurting the attacker, which he asked Rogue not to talk about. After destroying the device and returning home, Paras decided that the path of non-violence was not the way to stop evil.[15]

War Machine (Colonel James "Jim" Rhodes) battled robotic mechs attacking major cities across the globe with one of the attacks taking place in Mumbai.[16]

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When Black Bolt confronted Thanos in hopes of preventing the Mad Titan's invasion of Earth in the search of his son, he unleashed a powerful attack that triggered a Terrigen Bomb and destroyed Attilan in the process.[18] The resultant Terrigen Cloud released in New York City began to circumvent the globe, striking Mumbai and transforming Humans of Inhuman descent including Grid and Banyan.[19]

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Alternative Realities

Spider-Man: India (Earth-50101)

Pavitr Prabhakar, a poor Indian boy, lived in a village, but moves to Mumbai with his aunt Maya and uncle Bhim he is given the power of the Spider and used it to fight crime and protect the people of the city.[21] Karn came to his reality to kill him. But Spider-Man (Otto Octavius/"Peter Parker") arrived an saved him.[22] ...[23]

Marvel Cinematic Universe (Earth-199999)

War Machine was sent on a mission to take down the Ten Rings in Mumbai.[24]

GeNext Universe (Earth-41001)

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