Amul paid tribute to late director Yash Chopra, with their latest ad. In the ad, the Amul girl is playing the guitar while Mr Chopra who delivered some beautiful romantic films like Silsila, Kabhi Kabhie, Chandni and Lamhe to name a few, is writing. The tagline reads: Main har pal ka shayar hoon, Har ek pal meri Kahani hai.
The king of filmmakers, Yash Chopra, also known as the ‘king of romance’, who fail to resist to dengue and multiple organ failure on Sunday evening, has been cremated. The histrionic had turned 80 on September 27 this year and was busy getting set for the release of his last directorial venture ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ starring King of Khans Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. Yashji’s body, covered with white flowers had been kept on stage number 3 of the Yash Raj Films studio since morning for people to come and pay homage.
A giant black and white photo of the director was also there amid several candles. Son Aditya, Uday and actress Rani Mukerji were seen standing in front of the stage with watery eyes. The flood of celebrities were seen storming the studio from both the front and back gates, guarded by policemen and security personnel due to the large number of fans that had gathered outside.
Big guns who turned up at the studio included Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Shahrukh Khan, Vidya Balan, Shahid with father Pankaj Kapoor and mother Supriya Pathak, Parineeti Chopra, Sridevi with husband Boney Kapoor, Manoj Kumar, Kajol with mother Tanuja and sister Tannisha, Tabu, Kabir Khan with wife Mini, Prem Chopra, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Vipul Shah, Abbas Mastan, Ramesh Sippy, Gulzar, Subhash Ghai, Shyam Benegal, Saroj Khan, David Dhawan, Resul Pukkotty, Imran Khan and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.