#Dilip Kumar

.Peshawar, Pakistan
Lawyer of Dilip Kumar's house owner said the government should buy the house at the current market rate. (Opoyi Photo)

  • Lawyer said the house is in dilapidated condition and repairing it would cost the same as acquiring it
  • The KPK government approved release of Rs 80.56 lakh for acquiring Dilip Kumar's house
  • The government wants to turn the 100-year-old haveli of Dilip Kumar into a museum

.Peshawar, Pakistan
The owner of the house said he would demand Rs 25 crore for the property. (Photo credit: Opoyi)

  • The provincial government had last month fixed the price of the four marla house at Rs 80.56 lakh
  • The owner of the house said the government rate is unjust
  • Actor Dilip Kumar's bungalow is placed in a prime location

.Peshawar, Pakistan
The prices of Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar's ancestral houses were affixed at Rs 1.50 crore and Rs 80.56 lakhs respectively. (Representational image: Unsplash)

  • The archaeology department had sent a formal request to the provincial government
  • Raj Kapoor's ancestral home, Kapoor Haveli, is situated close to the renowned Qissa Khwani Bazar
  • The rate of the havelis was determined by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Communication and Works department

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu attend the Sun N Sand hotel 50 Year Celebration in Mumbai on November 24, 2012. (AFP File Photo)

  • Dilip Kumar is celebrating his 98th birthday on December 11
  • He was credited for being the first 'method actor' in India
  • 'Qila' (1998) was the last film Kumar acted in

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
I adore him and he is my breath itself, said Saira Banu. (Photo credit: Twitter/Dilip Kumar)

  • The couple got married in 1966, when Saira was 22 and Dilip was 44
  • Even after 54 years of wedlock, the couple is head-over-heels in love 
  • Saira says she was first attracted to him as a 12-year-old

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
He doesn't keep well, neither do I. It's a difficult time for us, said Saira Banu. (Photo credit: Twitter/Dilip Kumar)

  • She says that its a difficult time to think of celebration
  • Dilip Kumar lost two brothers to COVID-19 earlier this year
  • The thespian will turn 98 on December 11

.Peshawar, Pakistan
Dilip Kumar's over 100-year-old ancestral house was declared as national heritage in 2014. (Photo credit: Twitter/Dilip Kumar)

  • The two buildings have been declared as national heritage
  • Raj Kapoor's ancestral home is situated in the fabled Qissa Khwani Bazar
  • Dilip Kumar's over 100-year-old ancestral house is in shambles

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
I adore him and he is my breath itself, said Saira Banu. (Photo credit: Twitter/Dilip Kumar)

  • The yesteryear actress is married to Thespian Dilip Kumar
  • I look after him out of love, she said
  • She also says that the senior actor is not keeping so well

.Peshawar, Pakistan
After standing in front of a possible revival after suffering from militancy and neglect, the future of the buildings look bright once again. (Photo : Unsplash)

  • Homes of Bollywood heroes are being brought back to life
  • The house of Raj Kapoor inculcates architectural qualities of Mughal, Central Asian and British origins
  • Both Kapoor and Dilip Kumar grew up in a quarter that is known as Qissa Khwani

.Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Dilip Kumar's ancestral house in Pakistan was declared as national heritage in 2014. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar were born and raised in the houses in their early days 
  • Kapoor's ancestral home is situated in the fabled Qissa Khwani Bazar
  • Several attempts were made in the past by the owners to demolish them for constructing commercial plazas