Yash Raj Chopra (27 September 1932 – 21 October 2012) was an Indian film director and film producer who worked in Hindi cinema. The founding chairman of the film production and distribution company Yash Raj Films, Chopra was the recipient of several awards, including 6 National Film Awards and 8 Filmfare Awards.
Yash Chopra was born in Lahore in 1932, to an accountant in the PWD division of the British Punjab administration, the youngest of eight children. He began as an assistant director to I.S. Johar before working with his elder brother, the legendary B.R. Chopra; while another brother, Dharam Chopra, worked as his cameraman.
Yash Chopra, in full Yash Raj Chopra, (born September 27, 1932, Lahore, Punjab, British India [now in Pakistan]—died October 21, 2012, Mumbai, India), Punjabi filmmaker, who was known for his Bollywood films, especially romances such as Dilwale dulhania le jayenge (1995; “The Brave-Hearted [or Lover] Takes the Bride”) and action-packed thrillers …
Legendary Dream Merchant of Indian Cinema. And a trailblazer who paved the way for the Indian entertainment industry. Genre defining director, star-maker and a studio mogul, Yash Chopra has been instrumental in shaping the symbolism of mainstream Hindi cinema across the globe. Popularly known as the ‘King of Romance’ for his string of hit romantic films spanning over a five-decade career, he redefined drama and romance onscreen.
Yash Chopra (1932–2012) was an Indian film director and producer known for his works in Bollywood. Acknowledged as one of the greatest filmmakers from the country, he was credited by the media for "changing the face of romance to become a brand" in the industry.
Filmmaker Yash Chopra is remembered as the ‘King of Romance’ by Hindi movie lovers. His notion and treatment of what romance is supposed to look like in the movies set a template for the next generation of filmmakers. But, while Chopra gave this visual template of love on screen, the stories he told were anything but formulaic.
Yash Raj Chopra: Profession: Filmmaker: Height (approx.) in centimeters- 165 cm in meters- 1.65 m in feet inches- 5' 5'' Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 80 kg in pounds- 176 lbs: Eye Colour: Black: Hair Colour: Semi-Bald (White) Date of Birth: 27 September 1932: Birth Place: Lahore, Punjab, British India: Date of Death: 21 October 2012: Place of Death: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Yash Chopra made many romantic films but he made a lot else. In these films, strong screenplays met pitch-perfect filmmaking that elevated the material. In the 80th year of his life, after 21 films in a five-decade-long unrivalled career, Yash Chopra shot his last film, Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), in a style that couldn’t have been more contemporary — real locations, intimate camera choreography and a lot more.
Yash Chopra (known as Yash Chopra: Fifty Years in Indian Cinema in India) is a biography written by the British professor and author Rachel Dwyer, chronicling the life and career of the Indian filmmaker Yash Chopra.
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