Raj Kapoor’s ancestral haveli in Peshawar faces demolition
ISLAMABAD: The ancestral home of legendary Bollywood filmstar Raj Kapoor in Pakistan’s Peshawar will soon be a part of history after the provincial government of KhyberPakhtunkhwa failed to come up with a plan to save it.
The News, a local daily, said that the demolition of the historic Kapoor Haveli, which is the birth place of Raj Kapoor and several others, has started. The roof of the 98-year-old house was pulled down on Thursday.
The multi-storey house, located in Dhakki Munawwar Shah near the famous Qissa Khwani bazaar in the city, originally had six storeys and several rooms.
Its front is adorned with
The multi-storey house is located in Dhakki Munawwar Shah near the famous Qissa Khwani bazaar in Peshawar, Pakistan.
exquisite floral motifs and jharokhas. demolish it. I am not even sure if that was Raj Kapoor’s own house
Raj Kapoor’s son Rishi or rented because he didn’t have Kapoor, however, said the family that much money then to own had no emotional connect to a house. So I don’t think that that place anymore. “We don’t anyone from the Kapoor family have any emotional connect to has any problem with that,” the that house since we haven’t seen actor said in Mumbai. it. Let the Pakistan government