- This article is about the place in Mumbai, Maharashtra India. For the place in Delhi, India, see Tilak Nagar .
() is a residential colony in suburban Mumbai
. There is also a railway station on the Harbour Line
of the Mumbai suburban railway by this name.
It was planned and built in the 1960s as a lower-middle-class colony, chiefly composed of chawls
. The colony is now getting a facelift as the chawls are being pulled down to be replaced with residential high-rises and towers. There is also increased commercial development in the colony over the last decade. Tilak Nagar has lavish gardens and playgrounds. It is famous for its Ganpati festivals.
Earlier a calm and quiet locality with ample open spaces, haphazard construction of new buildings in every open space has resulted in a congested locality with few open spaces. The colony is bounded by Shell Colony to the south, Vidyavihar
to the north, Pestom Sagar to its east and New Tilak Nagar and Kurla
to its west. It was formerly known as "Township colony". New Tilak Nagar is also a colony situated neighbouring to Tilak Nagar. Postal codes for Tilak Nagar are 400089.
Shopping, Entertainment and More in Tilak Nagar
For entertainment one can go to a theater called Sahakar Plaza.In past few years the infrastructure has improved in Tilak Nagar with a flyover and landscaping... Read More