Saturday, October 20, 2012

Yash Chopra: King of Romance

 (27 September 1932 – 21 October 2012)

India’s biggest filmmaker Yash Chopra is one of the most charismatic and powerful directors in the Indian film industry, his name synonymous with the glamour of the romantic film and a style within Indian culture. Yash Chopra gave Indian film industry some of its best romantic films. The director painted the 70mm with the many hues of love and romance.

Spanning four decades, his directed features include some of the classic films of Indian film history such as Deewaar and Kabhi Kabhie. Yash Chopra began his Bollywood journey with ‘Dhool ka Phool’ in 1959 and later he achieved success with his 1965 commercial hit ‘Waqt’. Yash Chopra has been a tireless innovator and has changed the look of mainstream cinema.

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