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Yash Chopra (1932–2012)


Labeled the eternal romantic and with one of the best musical senses in the business, Yash Chopra is arguably India's most successful director of romantic films. Although he made action-oriented films like the ever-popular Deewaar (1975), it is in tackling love and its various aspects that he has been at his best. One of the few remaining ... See full bio »

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 2011 Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl (presentation producer)
 2011 Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (producer)
 2010 Wedding Planners (presentation producer)
 2010 Lafangey Parindey (producer)
 2010 Pyaar Impossible! (producer)
 2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (producer)
 2008 Roadside Romeo (executive producer) / (producer)
 2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno (producer)
 2007 Chakde! India (producer)
 2007 Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (producer)
 2006 Dhoom 2 (producer)
 2006 Kabul Express (producer)
 2006 Fanaa (producer)
 2005 Neal 'N' Nikki (producer)
 2005 Salaam Namaste (producer)
 2005 Bunty Aur Babli (producer)
 2004 Veer-Zaara (producer)
 2004 Dhoom (producer)
 2004 Hum Tum (producer)
 2002 Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (producer)
 2002 Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (producer)
 2000 Mohabbatein (producer)
 1997 Humko Ishq Ne Mara (TV Movie) (producer)
 1997 Dil To Pagal Hai (producer)
 1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (producer)
 1994 Yeh Dillagi (producer)
 1993 Darr (producer)
 1991 Lamhe (producer)
 1989 Chandni (producer)
 1988 Vijay (producer)
 1985 Faasle (producer)
 1984 Mashaal (producer)
 1982/I Sawaal (producer)
 1981 Nakhuda (producer)
 1981 Silsila (producer)
 1979 Kaala Patthar (producer)
 1979 Noorie (producer)
 1977 Doosara Aadmi (producer)
 1976 Sometimes (producer)
 1973 Daag: A Poem of Love (producer)
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Alternate Names:

S. Chopra | Shri Yash Chopra | Yash Uncle | Yash
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I think songs enhance romance and sometimes, even drama, when you have to comment on a society, like Guru Dutt did in Pyaasa (1957). Songs are a great way of conveying the director's imagination. People in this era don't like to see lip-syncing and prefer songs in the background, but I feel that an emotion can be conveyed better if it comes through the person singing it. See more »

Trivia:

Son Aditya Chopra's first wife Payal Khanna, is the granddaughter of producer, director Ramanand Sagar. See more »

Trademark:

His films are always romantic films, with shots from foreign locations and having high-quality music.

Nickname:

Yashji

Star Sign:

Libra

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