Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar (File Photo)
Showman Raj Kapoor and Dileep Kumar of the Hindi film industry have a paternal mansion in Pakistan. There are frequent discussions about occupation of these, but now the Government of Pakistan has decided to convert them into a museum.
According to media reports, the government of Pakistan’s state Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has started preparing to buy the houses of India’s legend actors Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar in a legal manner. For this, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will take these two houses under the Land Acquisition Act 1894. Soon the commissioners of Peshawar will give compensation to the owners of these houses. Dilip Kumar’s house has been valued at Rs 80.56 lakh and Raj Kapoor’s house has been valued at Rs 1.50 crore. This price has been decided by the Archaeological Department of Pakistan. However, the current owners of these houses were not ready to sell it, so the government is legally taking possession of these houses.
Let us know that the current owner of Dilip Kumar’s house demanded 25 crore rupees for this house, while the owner of Raj Kapoor’s house demanded a price of 200 crore rupees. The state government says that due to the importance of these houses, the owners are wrongly blackmailing the government officials. Please tell that Raj Kapoor’s house is known as Kapoor Haveli. This is in the story Khwani market of Peshawar. It was built in 1918 and 1922 by Raj Kapoor’s father Prithviraj Kapoor.