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Yash Chopra


Born - 27 September 1932, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Died - 21 October 2012

One of India's most notable popular-entertainment directors. Notable for romances filled with music, he worked with some of the country's biggest stars. Busiest as a producer, he also found time to direct more than a score of films, from Dhool ka Phool in 1959, through Deewaar (1975, his greatest success), to Jab Tak Hal Jaan (2012), his last. He died from dengue fever.