A resident of Mumbai is called mumbaikar in Marathi, in which the suffix kar means resident of.
The term had been in use for quite some time but it gained popularity after the official name change to Mumbai.
The territories were later surrendered on 25 October 1535.
They called the islands by various names, which finally took the written form Bombaim.
The area of Bombay State increased, after several erstwhile princely states that joined the Indian union were integrated into the state.The islands were later governed by the independent Gujarat Sultanate, which was established in 1407.The Sultanate's patronage led to the construction of many mosques, prominent being the Haji Ali Dargah in Worli, built in honour of the Muslim saint Haji Ali in 1431.The city also houses India's Hindi (Bollywood) and Marathi cinema industries.Mumbai's business opportunities, as well as its potential to offer a higher standard of living, Other variations recorded in the 16th and the 17th centuries include: Mombayn (1525), Bombay (1538), Bombain (1552), Bombaym (1552), Monbaym (1554), Mombaim (1563), Mombaym (1644), Bambaye (1666), Bombaiim (1666), Bombeye (1676), Boon Bay (1690), The French traveller Louis Rousselet who visited in 18 tells us in his book L’Inde des Rajahs (Pub.