Dilip Kumar Requests People Of Peshawar To Share Pics Of His Ancestral House In Pak

Mumbai: Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar took to his Twitter handle recently to request the people of Peshawar to share pictures of his ancestral house in Pakistan.


“Requesting all in #Peshawar to share photos of my ancestral house (if you’ve clicked the pic) and tag #DilipKumar,” tweeted the 97-year-old actor.

Pakistani journalist Shiraz Hassan obliged, sharing some photos of Dilip Kumar’s ancestral house on social media on Tuesday.

The veteran actor thanked the journalist.

Dilip Kumar’s ancestral house is more than a 100 years old and is located in the heart of Peshawar city in Pakistan.

In 2014, the house was declared as a national heritage site by then-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Recently, the provincial government in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa decided to purchase the house in a bid to conserve the historic building.

The actor had spent his childhood in the house before Partition. It is situated in the same neighbourhood as Raj Kapoor’s ancestral home.

The veteran also shared a picture of himself with wife Saira Banu, twining in pink.

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