KP govt assesses costs of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor’s hereditary homes in Peshawar
As per the records, Dilip Kumar’s home has been esteemed at Rs8.56 million while Raj Kapoor’s house was esteemed at Rs10.5 million.
Following the assessment, the Archeological Department of the KP government has sent the case to get assets to procure the houses to the secretary of the way of life division.
In September, BBC Urdu had revealed that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has chosen to purchase and reestablish the places of Bollywood symbols Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor.
Kapoor and Kumar, both driving entertainers of their age, dazzled the consideration of millions all through the subcontinent. The two relocated from Peshawar to India after the British left the region for good.
The two entertainers were brought up in the city’s renowned Qissa Khwani (Street of Storytellers) zone before they proceeded onward to Mumbai to become Bollywood symbols. Indian entertainer Shah Rukh Khan likewise has an association with Peshawar.
While Kapoor broke the hearts of millions when he died in 1988, Kumar is as yet alive and lives with his better half Saira Banu in Mumbai.
The houses and their accounts
Deewan Basheswarnath, Raj Kapoor’s granddad, fabricated the home between 1918-1922. He was a cop in British India, initially based on what is today Faisalabad in Pakistan. Be that as it may, he stayed posted in Peshawar for a long while.
Prithviraj Kapoor, Basheswarnath’s child, was one of the Hindi film’s first huge stars. In the wake of becoming well known in nearby plays, he proceeded onward to Mumbai in the last part of the 1920s for greener fields.
Raj Kapoor was brought into the world on 14 December 1924 in a similar house. Shakeel Waheedullah, top of the Cultural Heritage Council of Peshawar, said the group of the amazing entertainer got back to the house a couple of times before segment to sell it.
Kumar’s dad sold his home in Peshawar in 1930 for an amount of 5,000 rupees. From that point forward, it has been sold on different occasions and is right now being utilized as a stockroom.