Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu regain possession of Pali Hill bungalow, locked in decade-long dispute

Bollywood screen legend Dilip Kumar and wife Saira Banu have regained possession of their disputed property at Pali Hill in Bandra, Mumbai.

The property, which reportedly covers around 2,412 square yards, has been locked in a dispute since 2006 when Kumar handed it over to a firm for redevelopment. The problem arose when the firm didn't start construction on the plot, as promised.

The Supreme Court recently directed the veteran actor to deposit Rs 20 crore with its registry as part payment to the firm, Prajita Developers Pvt Ltd, reported PTI. The firm was ordered by the court to return possession of the plot to Kumar, within seven days of receipt of the payment.

On 12 September, the elderly couple were handed over the keys to the property, following which, Saira Banu took to Twitter to share the news:

Kumar, 94, recently suffered a health scare and was rushed to the Lilavati Hospital. He was discharged after his condition stabilised.


Published Date: Sep 13, 2017 02:52 pm | Updated Date: Sep 13, 2017 03:19 pm