Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian film director, screenwriter and film producer, predominantly working in Hindi cinema. Chopra began his career as an assistant director to I.S. Johar and his elder brother, B.R. Chopra. He made his directorial debut with Dhool Ka Phool in 1959, a melodrama about illegitimacy and followed it with the hard-hitting social drama Dharmputra (1961). Encouraged by the success of both films, the Chopra brothers made several more movies together during the late fifties and sixties. Chopra then rose to prominence after the commercially and critically successful drama, Waqt (1965), which pioneered the concept of multi-starters in Bollywood. In 1973, Chopra founded his own production company, Yash Raj Films, and launched it with Daag: A Poem of Love (1973), a successful melodrama about a polygamous man. His success continued in the seventies, with some of Indian cinema's most successful and iconic films, including the...
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on May 21, 2013 , 12:39 pm
Does Aditya Chopra have a Yash Chopra in him?
After the unfortunate passing of Yash Chopra last year, Aditya Chopra is heading the Yash Raj Productions now. Did Yash Chopra, an excellent director who knew the nerves of Indian cinema, pass on his skills to his elder son? Does Aditya Chopra have more »
TRIBUTE TO YASH CHOPRA
We visited famous Yash Raj Film studios for rehearsals. It is same place where Finale of Femina Miss India 2013 is scheduled for 24th March 2013. This place made memories of Renowned Indian film director Yashraj Chopra alive in our minds.Yash Chopra was dubbed as “the king of romance” for his emotional and dramatic tales about the travails of love. He was best known for classic hit movies including “Deewar”, “Chandni”, “Silsila” “Darr” and "Veer-Zaara".&n more »