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  • Yash Chopra Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

    Updated On : September 27, 2018

    Other Name: Yash Raj Chopra
    Other Professions: Screenwriter Film Producer
    Appearance: Bollywood

    Yash Chopra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown


    Yash Chopra was 80 years & 24 days old age.

    Short Biography

    Yash Chopra was born on 27th September 1932 in Lahore, British India (Now Pakistan). He was a famous Indian Director, Script Writer, and Producer.

    Yash Chopra Wiki Link

    Yash Chopra Complete Bio & Career

    Yash Chopra started his career by assisting to directors like I.S. Johar and his elder brother, B.R. Chopra. He began his directorial debut with a movie titled Dhool Ka Phool in 1959, an illegitimate melodrama and followed it up with the hard-hitting social drama Dharmputra (1961).  In 1965 he made Waqt which was a huge commercial hit. In 1973 he formed his own production company Yash Raj Films and propelled it with Daag: A Poem Of Love. Then under his banner, he produced several super hit movies like Deewar, the romantic drama Kabhi Kabhi, Silsila, Chandani, Lamhe, Dil to Paagal Hain and many others.

    Idolized as someone with the expertise of directing best musical senses in the film business, Yash Chopra is by far India's most successful director of romantic films.

    In 1970 Yashji married Pamela Singh and they were blessed with two sons Aditya and Uday. In the Year 2005, he was honored with India’s third highest civilian award Bharat Bhushan for his contribution to Indian Cinema.

    Honours & Awards

    AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
    Dadasaheb Phalke Award Indian Cinema Award 2001 Hindi Film Industry
    Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2005 Arts

    Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

    Yash Chopra died of dengue fever on 21-10-2012 in Mumbai, India, just before the release of his last directed movie Jab Tak Hai Jaan.

    DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
    21 October, 2012 (Wednesday) Mumbai, Maharashtra India

    Yash Chopra Family, Relatives and Other Relations

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    Life's Important Dates Of Yash Chopra

    Body Measurements

    Chest Size 42
    Biceps Size 14
    Waist Size 32
    Skin Colour Fair
    Eye Colour Brown
    Hair Colour Black

    Personal Info

    Home Town Lahore, Punjab, British India
    Nationality Indian
    Religion Hindu
    Address Lahore, Punjab, British India
    College Doaba College, Jalandhar
    Qualification Engineering
    Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music
    Marital Status Married
    Debut Dhool Ka Phool in 1959,
    Best Movies Daag: A Poem of Love (1973)
    Kabhi Kabhie (1976)
    Doosra Aadmi (1977)
    Noorie (1979)
    Kaala Patthar (1979)
    Nakhuda (1981)
    Sawaal (1982)
    Mashaal (1984) among others
    Net Worth $10 Million

    Favourites

    Favorite Color Black
    Favorite Actress Rekha
    Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
    Favorite Film Director Mani Ratnam
    Favorite Place Goa, Hilly Areas
    Favorite Food Non Veg Food