He is the King of Romance, and has given romance a new definition.
Today, on the occasion of his 83rd birth anniversary, I put forth his best directorial ventures…
Waqt gave Yash Chopra his first ever Filmfare Award for the Best Director, and kick started his career. It was through this movie, that Chopra brought out the trend of multi-starer movies in Bollywood. The concept of a dying family brought laurels to his career.
Yash Chopra was once again honored with the Filmfare Award for the Best Director for Deewar. Deewar is one of the few movies of Indian Cinema that is still remembered, specially for its dialogues.
Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Waheda Rehman, Rakhee, Neetu Singh and Rishi Kapoor, Kabhi Kabhie was one of the highest grossing movies of the year. Yash Chopra’s outstanding direction, the melodious songs and the beautiful love story have made Kabhi Kabhie a classic hit.
Considered as one of Chopra’s best works, Silsila was a weak movie, as far as box-office collections went. But, critically it was a very successful film and it is still remembered, specially for the performances and the story.
This most watched film in the Indian Film Industry (then) grabbed for Yash Chopra a National Award, and also positioned Sridevi as one of India’s leading actors.
Dil Toh Pagal Hai
This movie bagged seven Filmfares, three National Film Awards and ten Zee Cine Awards under different categories. Yash Chopra was once again successful in immortalizing love on-screen.
Yash Chopra returned to behind the camera after seven whole years, and created this gem of a movie. Veer-Zaara not only won Filmfare Award fro Best Film, but it also bagged a National Award for most popular movie.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
The last movie of Yash Chopra, this will be remembered forever! The movie was super-hit and will always be remembered for its melodious renditions.
Many successful celebrities owe their career to Yash Chopra. Few of them being:
Here’s remembering the LEGEND!
You will always be remembered, Yash Ji!