Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra, who passed away last evening after suffering from dengue and multiple organ failure, was cremated today afternoon at Pawan Hans crematorium in Mumbai. Needless to say the who’s who of the film fraternity was present to pay their last respects to one of India’s greatest filmmakers.
Earlier this morning, Yashji’s body covered with white flowers had been kept on stage number 3 of the YRF studio since morning for people to come and pay homage. A huge black and white photo of the director was also there with several candles lit around it. Among those who were present this morning at YRF studios were Bollywood biggies like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Ramesh Sippy, Gulzar, Subhash Ghai, Shyam Benegal, Prem Chopra, Ashutosh Gowariker, Shankar- Ehsaan- Loy and many more.
Surely Bollywood and its fans world over will forever miss the legendary filmmaker!