It was a colourful function attended by many well wishers of the
Dr. Raj Kumar family. Mrs. Parvathamma Raj Kumar was there along
with all her sons and daughters.
Occasion: the start of Dr. Raj Kumar Hotel in Gandhinagar which
was inaugurated on Monday morning. A three star hotel in the name
of Dr. Raj Kumar was inaugurated and it will be made open to public
Giving details about the new project of the film land's first
family, Mr. Raghavendra Raj Kumar said that they have now fulfilled
the desire of their father to build a hotel which could deliver
homely comforts. He added that the piece of land had been bought a
few years ago.
'The original idea in the family was to have some film related
infrastructure. But it was changed two years ago after Puneeth had
advised that we build a Hotel instead in this place. Appaaji also
blessed this idea and even our uncle Varadaraj had approved our
Many a times when my father was fit he would come in a car and
then see how the building was taking shape. We have taken sixteen
months to construct this hotel which has 51 fully equipped rooms,
centralized air condition facility and Hi Fi communication
facility. Any guest can have access to his internet just sleeping
or sitting in a room. This hotel will have a conference room named
as matinee idol and a multi cuisine restaurant in the name of
thespian.' said Raghavendra Raj Kumar. He said though the final
cost details are not available, the fully equipped hotel may have
an estimated expenditure of around Rs. 5 crores.
Raghavendra Raj Kumar also said that they have plans to build a
high tech modern hotel of much bigger size in Mysore for which
plans are underway. Shivaraj Kumar, Puneet Raj Kumar and the
architects of the Hotel were present.