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Journey of Yash Chopra in Bollywood

Journey of Yash Chopra in Bollywood

Yash Chopra was born on September 27, 1932 in Lahore which is in Pakistan today. He was the youngest of eight children and his elder brother, B R Chopra, became a director and producer. A young Yash Chopra went to Mumbai with Rs 200 in his pocket and his mother’s blessing to peruse a career in film. In Mumbai, Yash Chopra worked as an assistant with I S Johar and then with his brother B R Chopra.

He first directed the film Dhool Ka Phool in 1959 which stared Rajendra Kumar which became a criticial and commercial hit. Some of the super hit films directed by him are Deewar, Silsila, Chandni, Lamhe, Dil Toh Pagal Hai and Veer-Zaara.

His last film to be released during the time of Diwali is Jab Tak Hai Jaan which stars Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. He partly shot the film in one of his favourite locales, Kashmir. Jab Tak Hai Jaan is Yash Chopra’s 22nd directorial film.

In an interview with Shah Rukh Khan on his 80th birthday this year, Yash Chopra had announced his retirement from directing saying that Jab Tak Hai Jaan, his 22nd film, would be his last.


Yash Chopra, Dhool Ka Phool, Deewar, Silsila, Chandni, Lamhe, Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Veer-Zaara, Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif,  Anushka Sharma, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Yash Chopra’s 22nd directorial film



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