Mahalakshmi Layout is a suburb in north-west Bengaluru, India. It is surrounded by Rajajinagar, Basaveshwaranagar and Yeshwanthapura. Together with Nandini Layout and Mahalakshmipuram,it is one of the biggest layouts in Bengaluru.The famous temple of Lord Hanuman etched on a single monolith stone signifies this area. True to its name, there is also temple in the name of goddess Mahalakshmi.
This area has some of the known people in Bangalore city residing here. It has been attributed with many sobriquets such as "Layout of Hills","Twin Layout" and "Temple Layout". There are around 10 temples within a radius of 200 meters. One of the most popular locations for shooting Kannada movies and TV serials. Shortcut to enter Peenya Industrial Area (Peenya is a place where many corporates have factories, manufacturing units and R & D centres are located) from Malleswaram is through Mahalakshmi Layout wherein you can avoid heavy traffic at Yeshwantpur circle Schools like Little Lillys, East West educate the children of Mahalakshmi Layout.
A huge residential apartment complex Ashoka Heights, a project of the Ashok Leyland group has been constructed in Mahalakshmi layout on Shankar Nagar Main Road.There is also the temple bells on the main road attached to it Real estate in Mahalakshmi layout is currently in a boom phase as it is approximately 3–4 km from Rajaji Nagar, Malleshwaram and Yeshwantpur. ISKCON temple is located very close to Mahalakshmi Layout. Shankar Nagar is one of the prime residential areas in Bengaluru is also located in Mahalakshmi layout which has its own play ground and a very well maintained park at 9th Main Road of Shankar Nagar.