Pataudi Palace

Pataudi Palace
General information
Location Pataudi, Gurgaon district, Haryana
Owner Saif ali khan
Design and construction
Architect Robert Tor Russell assisted by Karl Molt Von Heinz

The Pataudi Palace, also called Ibrahim Kothi, is a palace of the former ruling family Pataudi family in Gurgaon district, Haryana, India.

After the high profile wedding between the nawab of Pataudi and the begum of bhopal , the nawab felt the old family home was not grand enough to house his new bride in the manner she was accustomed. At the request of Iftikhar Ali Khan (1910–52), the 8 th Nawab of Pataudi, the building was designed in the style of the colonial-era mansions of Imperial Delhi by Robert Tor Russell (1888–1972) assisted by the Austrian architect Karl Molt von Heinz.[1][2] Many Hindi movies have also beenshot "Pictures: Interiors of Pataudi Palace, Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor's wedding venue", OneIndia Entertainment. Retrieved 5 September 2013.</ref> it was repossessed by actor Saif Ali Khan, son of the last Nawab, in 2014 and as of July 2015 remained closed for refurbishment. The restoring and renovation are now over and the family live in their home during the winter months. [3]

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References

  1. "When in CP, think of Robert Tor Russell", Times of India, 27 August 2011.
  2. Anuradha Chaturvedi; Dharmendar Kanwar (2 August 2010). DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. DK Publishing. pp. 238–. ISBN 978-0-7566-7418-2. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
  3. "The Pataudi Palace in Neemrana is getting a 'Heritage Make-Over'". Ramada Hotels. 7 June 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2015.


Coordinates: 28°19′19″N 76°46′59″E / 28.322°N 76.783°E / 28.322; 76.783

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