Just weeks away from the release of his last directorial, ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’,the illustrious filmmaker Yash Chopra has sadly passed away.
Yash Raj Films released the statement, “Yash Chopraji breathed his last at around 5.30 pm today. Details of his last rites will be communicated later”.
Just a few days ago, it was reported that Chopra’s condition was improving, having been admitted to hospital a just a few days earlier with dengue. It is being said that Chopra had been reacting well to treatment but since yesterday, his condition had deteriorated.
Chopra was interviewed by Shah Rukh Khanin a once-in-a-lifetime happening on his 80th birthday last month in which he revealed that ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ would be his last directorial.
BizAsia would like to pass on condolences to Chopra’s family, friends and acquaintances.