Family and aficionados of the Indian film legends Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor may need to stand by longer for their genealogical home to be transformed into exhibition halls, because of the extravagant costs for the properties cited by the current proprietors.
Numerous on India were too eager over Pakistan’s Kyber-Pakhtunkhwa government’s choice to purchase and change the two notable structures into galleries over to respect the Bollywood legends and protect their commitment to Indian film. However, despite its sincere goals, the public authority has thought that it was hard to continue with the matter because of the exorbitant costs that the houses’ current proprietors are requesting.
As indicated by reports, Dilip Kumar’s genealogical home’s proprietor has requested Rs 25 crore for the property. The proprietor of Raj Kapoor’s residence has asked for Rs 200 crore for offering the house to the joint government.
The Department of Archeology in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa area has chosen to dispense adequate assets for buying the two structures, pronounced as the public legacy and lie in Peshawar’s core city, an authority said. The public administration has by and by setting Dilip Kumar’s home’s cost at Rs 80.56 lakh. In contrast, Raj Kapoor’s rate has been fixed at Rs 1.50 crore, which is a long ways from what the proprietors are requesting.
Veteran entertainer Dilip Kumar’s over the 100-year-old tribal house is arranged in the mythical Qissa Khwani Bazar. The house is wrecked and was proclaimed as a public legacy in 2014 by the then Nawaz Sharif government.
According to reports, its proprietor Haji Lal Muhammad purchased the property in 2005 for Rs 51 lakh. He would not sell the property at the rate fixed by the public authority. He feels it seriously underestimated the property, even following 16 years of the offer.
Raj Kapoor’s hereditary home, known as Kapoor Haveli, likewise situated in a similar region. It was worked somewhere in 1918 and 1922 by the incredible entertainer’s granddad Dewan Basheswarnath Kapoor. Raj Kapoor and his uncle Trilok Kapoor were brought into the world in the structure. It has been announced public legacy by the commonplace government.
Dr Abdus Samad Khan, the top of the antiquarianism branch, told media that the proprietors of the two houses had on a few past events attempted to crush the structures for building business courts taking into account their ideal place. All such moves have so far been hindered by the office which needed to save them, keeping in view their considerable significance.
Ali Qadar, who possesses Kapoor Haveli, said that he would not like to destroy the structure and made numerous contacts with the archaic exploration division authorities to ensure and safeguard this unique design: public pride. He has by the by requested Rs 200 crore from the KP government.
In 2018, the Pakistan government chose to change over the Kapoor Haveli into a historical centre, regarding a solicitation by Rishi Kapoor who passed on this year in Mumbai. In any case, the declaration with this impact couldn’t have appeared despite a slip by of around two years.