ANCESTRAL HOME

  • Dilip Kumar's ancestral home declared national heritage in Pakistan July 13, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has declared as national heritage the ancestral home in Peshawar of Hindi moviedom's thespian actor Dilip Kumar. He has directed the ministry of information, broadcasting and national heritage to acquire the house. The prime minister's approval was sent to the information ministry, which has forwarded...
  • 'Jirga' to save Dilip Kumar's ancestral home July 13, 2012

    Islamabad: Several civil society groups and activists from Pakistan's northwest have formed a 'jirga' or council to work for the protection of Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar's ancestral home in Peshawar. The civil society groups involved in the move include the Bangladesh, Bharat and Pakistan People's Forum, Karwan, Citizen for Clean Environment...
  • Dispute over actor Dilip Kumar's house in Pakistan July 3, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have put on hold their plans to acquire Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar's ancestral home in Peshawar and preserve it as a national heritage site after several persons laid claim to the property. The government of KhyberPakhtunkhwa province still intends to acquire the house but has adopted a...
  • Shashi Tharoor gets third time lucky August 21, 2010

    Palakkad (Kerala): Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor and his fiance Sunanda Pushkar, who are set to tie the knot at his ancestral home in the presence of his 94yearold maternal grandmother early on Sunday, will take off on a whirlwind tour, which will include locations such as Dubai and Spain. After...