Dilip Kumar’s spouse Saira Banu, confirms the information and says, “My coronary heart fills up with pleasure every time I obtain the information in regards to the ancestral dwelling of Yousuf Saheb in Peshawar in Northwest Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) which the provincial authorities has been repeatedly making an attempt to show right into a monument for posterity.”
She provides, “It has come up so many occasions previously and I’ve appreciated the tenacity with which the federal government is pursuing the mission of turning the home right into a museum for the general public to go to and really feel the classic allure of the home the place Dilip Kumar grew up like all brilliant boy of the province.”
Saira stated that the home is of nice sentimental worth to Dilip Kumar. She provides, “I’ve shared his satisfaction and happiness throughout a go to to the property some years in the past. He was so emotional when he noticed the home the place he spent his beautiful childhood within the consolation and safety of a giant, refined household. I want the provincial authorities succeeds in its efforts and sincerely hope that this time the dream comes true.”
When requested if the Pakistani authorities have approached her and Dilip Kumar on what properties can be stored within the museum and has anybody requested for something from them, Saira stated, “They haven’t requested for any inputs.”
Dilip Kumar was born as Mohammad Yusuf Khan to Ayesha Begum and Lala Ghulam Sarwar Khan and was one of many 12 youngsters at dwelling within the Qissa Khawani Bazaar space of Peshawar. His father was a landlord and fruit service provider who owned orchards in Peshawar and Deolali. In 1940, Dilip Kumar after an altercation, left dwelling and moved to Pune the place he met a Parsi cafe proprietor who gave him a job; later arrange a sandwich stall. He saved Rs. 5000 and moved to Bombay. In early 1943, he needed to arrange one other enterprise to assist his father financially and met a gentleman at Churchgate railway station who requested him to accompany him to Bombay Talkies at Malad. Actress Devika Rani who was the proprietor of Bombay Talkies noticed him and signed him for the corporate for a wage of Rs. 1250 and the remainder is historical past.