Yash Chopra

Active - 1961 - 2012  |   Born - Sep 27, 1932 in Lahore, Punjab, British India  |   Died - Oct 21, 2012   |   Genres - Romance, Drama, Comedy Drama

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  • Began his career working as an assistant director to I. S. Johar and his elder brother Baldev Raj Chopra.
  • Made his directorial debut with Dhool Ka Phool (1959)
  • Founded the production company Yash Raj Films in 1973.
  • Winner of six National Film awards and eleven Filmfare awards, four of which were in the Best Director category.
  • The Indian government has honoured him with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest cinema award.