Legendary Actor and Tragedy King of Bollywood Dilip Kumar on the death of Pakistan There is a wave of mourning. Dilip Kumar was born in Peshawar and tributes are being paid to him at his ancestral home here. Dileep’s heart has always been related to this house. Even after getting so much fame in Mumbai, Dilip Kumar always remembered his city and his ancestral home.
Not long ago, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province approved the purchase of the ancestral homes of actors Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor in Peshawar, which it decided to convert into museums. After the death of Dilip Kumar, people have reached here in his memory. Posters have been put up in his memory here.
Dilip Kumar once said that my childhood in Peshawar was the best year of my life. Born in Peshawar, Dilip Kumar was awarded the Nishan-e-Imtiaz, the highest civilian award, by the Government of Pakistan.
He once wrote on his Twitter handle, I used to live in Peshawar with my parents, grandparents and many uncles and aunties. My house used to resonate with laughter. My mother often used to meet me in the kitchen where she worked very hard. I still remember sitting inside the house drinking tea with family members.
According to the notification issued by the office of the District Commissioner, ‘The land (house of Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor) will remain in the name of the acquiring department i.e. Director Archeology and Museums.’ The provincial government fixed the cost of Kapoor’s house at Rs 1.5 crore and Kumar’s house at Rs 80 lakh.
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