Raj Kapoor’s an­ces­tral haveli in Pe­shawar faces de­mo­li­tion

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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

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