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Dilip Kumar's ancestral home in Pakistan declared national heritage

New Delhi/Peshawar: Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has declared the ancestral home of legendary Indian actor Yusuf Khan, commonly known as Dilip Kumar which is located in Peshawar, as national heritage. The PM has

India TV News Desk [ Updated: July 13, 2014 20:27 IST ]
dilip kumar s ancestral home in pakistan declared national
dilip kumar s ancestral home in pakistan declared national heritage

New Delhi/Peshawar: Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has declared the ancestral home of legendary Indian actor Yusuf Khan, commonly known as Dilip Kumar which is located in Peshawar, as national heritage.


The PM has directed the ministries of Information, Broadcasting and Heritage to acquire the house.

According to the reports published by Pakistani daily The Nation, The prime minister's approval was sent to the information ministry, which has forwarded it to director general, Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) for implementation of the orders,

The  chief secretary; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa forwarded a summary to the federal government, requesting that it should take steps for acquiring Dilip Kumar's home and to declare it as national heritage, said sources at the PM House.

They said the project would play an important role in bringing the people of Pakistan and India closer.

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