Mumbai loses a landmark with Dilip Kumar’s bungalow making way for a high rise
Shah Rukh Khan
Recently, the Bombay High Court issued a notice against illegal construction in Mannat. The Maharashtra government and BMC were asked to clarify the grounds on which they allowed the construction. Reportedly, it was then that the seven-storey building in the backyard caught the attention of the authorities. SRK was also blamed for viloating the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 1991, as he got his land classified under lenient CRZ-I, when it was in the highly restrictive CRZ-II.
Buzz is that Dev Anand who turned 85
recently, has sold his Anand Recording Studio in Mumbai to a builder for Rs 5,000 crore. But the deal could not be confirmed. Rumour also has it that a 12-storey apartment building will come up on the prime Anand Recording Studio property in Pali Hill in Mumbai and Dev Anand will also get two large flats there. Dev Anand owns another property at Ketnav, Union Park Road.
The mysterious Bollywood diva
is known for her exclusivity in guest selection. Very few get entry into Rekhaji’s sprawling sea-facing bungalow no 2 on Bandstand Road
In 1998, the Bombay High Court restrained Amitabh Bachchan from selling his Mumbai bungalow, Prateeksha, till the pending loan recovery cases of Canara Bank were disposed of. Bachchan then told the court that he had mortgaged Prateeksha to Sahara India Finance to raise funds.