Dahisar is a small and crowded suburb of Mumbai. It is also the name of a railway station on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Western Railway (India) railway line, situated in Dahisar suburb. Located on the city limits of Mumbai, Dahisar is the last suburb and railway station within the Mumbai Suburban District; past Dahisar lie the city's extended suburbs.
The origin of the word Dahisar probably has something to do with the ten Hamlets that made up this village. "Dahi" stands for "ten" in the language of Warlis, Dublis, Kolis and Agris, the original residents of Dahisar. Gaothan, Kandarpada, Navagaon, Ovaripada, Ghartanpada, Ketakipada, Ravalpada, Dahivali, Bhagalipada, Wadarypada are the ten original Hamlets of Dahisar.
There are many temples in Dahisar. The main temples are Bhatladevi, Bhav Devi Mandir, Gaon Devi Mandir, Vithal Mandir, Sri Datta Mandir, Sri Krishna Mandir, Khodiyar Mandir, Radhakrishan Mandir, Vital-Rukhmai Mandir, Shiv Mandir, Hanuman Mandir.
Cricket is the dominant sport played in Dahisar, along with Football. Dahisar United Football Club which was started in 2003, is one of the leading clubs from Dahisar. With an aim to promote Football in Dahisar, the DUFC opened up its doors for every football lover and for the ones who were willing to learn the sport. Youngsters and adults from various parts of Dahisar and even beyond came to join hands in this noble cause. Determining the power of the young lot, DUFC took a step further. In June 2006, DUFC was associated with M.D.F.A. (Mumbai District Football Association). In 2009, DUFC was promoted to the 3rd Division of the MDFA citing their fine performance in the same season. A dream come true for all the well-wishers and the players of the club.