Mumbai, Feburary 28 (CINEWS): This news may forget a millions there dispossessed in light of the fact that their most loved star and Bollywood’s first ever genius (late) Rajesh Khanna’s notable home “Aashirwad” has now been annihilated, well just about, by its new proprietor Shashi Kiran Shetty.
“Aashirwad,” situated at one of Mumbai’s rich areas, got to be a standout amongst the most gone by spots after Rajesh Khanna purchased it from performing artist Rajendra Kumar back in the 1970s. The home was iconic to the point that it turned into a historic point area for Khanna’s a large number of fans.
Notwithstanding, according to a report on NDTV.com, Shashi Kiran Shetty, who now possesses the property, has chosen to devastate it as he wishes to fabricate another property. Shetty feels “Aashirwad,” which was over 50 years of age, should have been wrecked and subsequently, he has as of now begun the annihilation work of the cabin, which is spread in 603 sq meters. Shetty has additionally presented the harsh arrangement to BMC to fabricate another loft at the acclaimed spot.
A senior authority from BMC even told NDTV that Shetty has taken all the required authorization and has even obtained compulsory consent from state seaside power. According to the BMC official, a building would supplant the home, be that as it may, he declined to share any more points of interest on the same.
Aashirwad, which Rajesh Khanna purchased from Rajendra Kumar at Rs. 3.5 lakh in 1970 was later acquired by Shashi Kiran Shetty from Twinkle and Rinkie Khanna at an astounding Rs 90 crore in mid-2014. Interestingly, the home was at first called “Dimple” and Khanna needed to hold the name and even asked for Kumar to give him a chance to retain it. In any case, Kumar, who had effectively assembled another cottage by the same name, declined to part with the name and that is the point at which it was initiated as ‘Aashirwad’.