The Sheriff of Mumbai is an apolitical titular position of authority bestowed for one year on a prominent citizen of Mumbai (Bombay). The current Sheriff of Mumbai is Indu Shahani, principal of H. R. College.
The most important social function of the Sheriff is to receive foreign dignitaries at the airport on behalf of the city and to call condolence meetings on the demise of prominent citizens of the city.
Some former prominent Sheriffs
- Sunil Gavaskar — (cricketer)
- Kiran Shantaram Film maker
- Dr. B.K. Goyal (1981) Eminent Cardiologist
- Dilip Kumar (1980)
- H. H. Ismail - Diplomat, Consul General (DR)
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