Bollywood's 'King of Romance' Yash Chopra passed away today in Mumbai's Lilavati hospital due to multiple organ failure. He was 80 and was admitted for dengue on October 13. His 22nd and last film, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, with Shahrukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in the lead is getting ready to release for Diwali. This A.R.Rahman musical has already won rave reviews for its music.
Yashji as he is fondly called is survived by his two sons and wife. 2 National Awards, 11 Filmfare Awards, a Padma Bhushan and a Dada Saheb Phalke Award are among the many honors bestowed upon this legendary filmmaker.
This is the message from Yash Raj Films, his home banner ... "Yash Chopraji breathed his last at around 5.30 pm today. Details of his last rites will be communicated later." ...
Behindwoods offers its condolences to the family of the departed and wishes that Yashji's soul rests in peace.