Yash Chopra Wiki Biography of filmmaker - The King of romance died in Mumbai Hospital

Yash Chopra the legendary film director passed away in Mumbai Hospital on Sunday. In this obituary of Yash Raj, biography and profile, find out the life time achievements, awards and films of the King of romantic films.

Yash Chopra, founder of Yash Raj Films and legendary filmmaker who has given many hits to the Hindi film industry passed away at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. He was admitted to the hospital last week and was diagnosed with dengue. He died on October 21, 2012 after multi-organ failure. The legendary director who ruled the film industry over five decades is survived by wife Pamela and two sons Aditya Chopra and Uday Chopra. Death of Yash Chopra leaves Bollywood shocked and directors, cricketers, celebs express their condolences to the family of Yash Chopra through Twitter.

Here is a short biography of Yash Chopra the most successful film director to pay our homage.

Biograpy of Yash Chopra: The King of Romance in Hindi Cinema

The age of Yash Chopra is 80 who celebrated his birthday on September 27 was born to a Punjabi family in Lahore in the year 1932. Yash Chopra was the youngest of the eight children was brought up in Lahore Yash Chopra Hindi Film Directorat his second brother 'Mahabharat' fame B.R. Chopra's house. Yash Chopra at his younger age wanted to purse a career in Engineering but his passion for filmmaking made him to move to Mumbai to forge a career in film, where he worked initially with I.S.Johar as an assistant director. Later he joined with his brother B.R.Chopra as an assistant director.

Film career of Yash Chopra reveals that, 'Dhool Ka Phool' is the first film directed by Yashji in the year 1959. He then made several movies with his brother and he came to fame in 1965 with a multi-star family drama 'Waqt' which fetched him first filmfare award. He launched India's biggest production company Yash Raj Films in the year 1973 where he came up with his first independent produced box office hit film 'Daag'. Then he gave several notable hits like 'Deewar', 'Trishul', 'Kabhi Kabhie', 'Silsila' and so on.

Yashji's journey of romantic films in Hindi started with the film 'Chandni' released in 1989 was a blockbuster has won the National Film Award for best popular film of that year. Aftern then he was popularly known as 'The King of Romance' as he gave numerous romantic hindi films over the years like 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Darr' 'Dil To Paagal Hai','Mohabbatein', 'Veer Zara' to name a few. Yash Chopra's last film Jab Tak Hai Jaan features Sharukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in leading roles is all set to hit the theatres on November 13, 2012. The legendary director who ruled the film industry over five decades is survived by wife Pamela and two sons Aditya Chopra and Uday Chopra.

Remarkable achievements of Yash Chopra includes Lifetime Achievement Award, Six National Film Awards, Eleven Filmfare Awards, Dadasaheb Palke Award, Padma Bhushan to name a few.

Yash Chopra Cremation ceremony is on Monday 22 October 2012 will be at Chandanwadi Crematorium in South Mumbai at 3 Pm. Yash Chopra the man who redefined the meaning of love in hindi movie industry is no more now but he will remain alive in the hearts of everyone through his films.


Author: adesola adeyeye18 Nov 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

This is a very interesting biography of this great man that have really affect the cinema industry. It is a very informative one that people should learn from his life and do better than him in the various areas of life you find yourself.

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