Yash Chopra cremated

Yash Chopra was cremated here Monday in the presence of teary-eyed friends, family and fans, who came in hordes to pay their last respects to the master filmmaker, who died of multi-organ failure.

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Yash Chopra was cremated here Monday in the presence of teary-eyed friends, family and fans, who came in hordes to pay their last respects to the master filmmaker, who died of multi-organ failure.

The last rites of the filmmaker, who died Sunday evening at the Lilavati Hospital here, were conducted at the Vile Parle crematorium at 3 p.m.

His body, covered with flowers and garlands, was taken to the crematorium in an ambulance from Yash Raj Studios.

Celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Adnan Sami, Mukesh Bhatt, Preity Zinta, Anil Sharma, Pradeep Sarkar, Ritesh Sidhwani, Prateik, Manish Malhotra, Shreyas Talpade, Raj Kundra, Rohit Shetty, Satish Kaushik, Javed Akhtar, Kirron Kher, Siddharth Roy Kapur, and Gauhar Khan, attended the last rites.

Chopra is survived by wife Pamela and two sons - Aditya and Uday. He was 80.

He was on the verge of wrapping up his last directorial "Jab Tak Hai Jaan", which will release Nov 13.


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  • Posted on: 23 October 2012 at 12:25amshonasandy

    Love u Shah... Waiting for jthj to release...
    Very sad to hear about yashji... May his soul rest in peace...

  • Posted on: 23 October 2012 at 12:04amimmira

    RIP yashji will miss ur direction a lott. bt trust adi sir..he may nt be able to create the same magic bt will be ablt to carry ur legacy fwd...

  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 10:39pmcrystalalena

    shocking news for me...
    he was a great director.his films will always remain in our heart.

  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 9:45pm-Srkfan4ever-

    RIP sir...
    U ll be truly missed...
    Luv u srk...

  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 7:09pmkavyasam

    RIP Yash Ji. Another Legend gone:(.

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  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 1:09pmShaina_b

    Yashji you will always remain in our hearts!!!!!

    Poor Shahrukh lost a father again!!!!!

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    nandrjp, hooriia_x, crystalalena
  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 12:59pmMrDarcyfan

    RIP Mr Yash Chopra! You will always be a legend!

  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 12:32pm-lakshmi-

    may his soul rest in peace... he was such a gr8 film maker... just loved his films...

  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 12:04pm-Samskruthi-

    RIP yash ji!Loved his films

  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 8:55amaftermath..

    This man will be truly missed :(

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