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

Updated On : September 27, 2018

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.

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

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

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 21 October,2012 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

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


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

Yash Chopra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Yash Chopra was 80 years 0 month & 24 days old age.