Rishi Kapoor wishes to see Pakistan before he dies


MUMBAI: Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor has expressed a wish to see Pakistan before he dies and hoped his children are able to [go to Pakistan to see their roots.
The actor made the remarks in a late night tweet, where he commented on the statement of Farooq Abdullah, the former chief minister of Indian occupied Kashmir, who recently said the Pakistan side of Kashmir belongs to Pakistan and demanded more autonomy for the Indian side of Kashmir from New Delhi. Kapoor’s tweet stated: Farooq Abdhulla ji, Salaam! Totally agree with you sir. J&K is ours, and PoK is theirs. This is the only way we can solve our problem. Accept it, I am 65 years old and I want to see Pakistan before I die. I want my children to see their roots. Bas karva Dijiye. Jai Mata Di !
Kapoor, whose activities on Twitter often go viral, originally hails from Peshawar, Pakistan. The family’s ancestralhaveli is located in the Kissa Khwani Bazaar locality of the old city.
The house was constructed by Dewan Basheshwarnath Kapoor, father of Prithviraj Kapoor and grandfather of Raj Kapoor in 1918
Among the notable members of the family Trilok Kapoor, Prithiviraj’s younger brother, and Raj Kapoor were born there, according to media reports
However, after the Partition in 1947, the family moved to India. Rishi is said to have visited the family home in 1990 while shooting a film in Pakistan, according to some media reports. Meanwhile, a social activist has filed complaint against National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and film actor Rishi Kapoor for their views on AJK. Sukesh Khajuria filed a complaint with District Magistrate against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and actor Rishi Kapoor and sought action against them under section 196 of CrPC, which deals with offences against the State and for criminal conspiracy to commit such offence.
Recently, Farooq Abdullah said that AJK belongs to Pakistan and the fact would not change no matter how many wars are fought over the issue. On November 12, Rishi Kapoor seconded Abdullah and tweeted. Meanwhile, President of Gharib Nawaz Foundation Maulana Ansar Raza on Friday also filed a petition in Delhi High Court against Dr.Farooq Abdullah for his remark. He has demanded that Farooq Abdullah’s passport should be cancelled India maintains that AJK was invaded by Pakistan in 1947. On February 22, 1994, the Indian Parliament passed a unanimous resolution that demanded “Pakistan must vacate the areas of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir, which they have occupied through aggression; and resolves that all attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of India will be met resolutely.” A Bihar court has also ordered filing of FIR against Farooq Abdullah on charges of treason over his remarks.