It was established in 1950 at the upmarket Breach Candy area in South Mumbai, and designed by an English architect Claude Batley. Many famous Bollywood stars have given birth to their children at this hospital, including Bollywood superstar Sridevi who gave birth to her daughter Khushi here in 2000, Karishma Kapoor who gave birth to son Kiaan Raj Kapoor in 2010 and actress Sonali Bendre who gave birth to son Ranveer.
Breach Candy is a 212-bed hospital.It is well equipped, with a full suite of modern diagnostic equipment.
Notable patients :
Former Indian Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee underwent a knee surgery at the hospital.
Dhirubhai Ambani,who was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital breathed his last on July 6, 2002, after a major stroke.
Vilasrao Deshmukh, who served as Minister of Science and Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences, was suffering from critical illness and was admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital in the first week of August 2012, where he was diagnosed with both liver and kidney failure.
Priyanka Chopra's father Dr.Ashok Chopra died of Cancer in this hospital. Kajol had discovered miscarriage here.
More recently, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan had undergone knee surgery at the hospital.