Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor’s Peshawar mansions are being restored

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Published by Rashi Tiwari on 26 Sep 2021

Bollywood legends Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor’s ancestral mansions in Peshawar began, according to the news. After the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government got custody of the properties, restoration and renovation work.

In Peshawar’s Qissa Khwani Bazaar, Raj Kapoor’s ancestral home, known as Kapoor Haveli, and Dilip Kumar’s ancestral home, known as Kumar Haveli, are both located.

Both Bollywood actors’ residences will be restored to their original state, according to government plans.

Initially, the debris from both houses was removed to begin the restoration work.

Meanwhile, Fawad Ishaq, Dilip Kumar’s nephew, praised the government for restoring his uncle and Raj Kapoor’s ancestral home.

He went on to say that Dilip Kumar’s love for Peshawar never waned.

For further information, the building was started in 1918 and completed in 1922 in British India, according to a wooden plaque inside the entryway.

In 1924, Raj Kapoor was born in this haveli. Two of his younger siblings were also born here and died young in 1931[9]. Shammi and Shashi Kapoor were both born in India, but they occasionally visited and stayed in the estate. [10] Members of the family, like other Hindus, departed the city and the building after India’s partition in 1947. Haji Khushal Rasool, a jeweller from Charsadda town in the North West Frontier Province, bought it at an auction in 1968.

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