Pamela Chopra, the wife of late producer and director Yash Chopra, passed away in Mumbai at the age of 74. The family took to the social media platform, Twitter, to inform the demise news of the wife of the late filmmaker. She is survived by her sons Aditya Chopra and Uday Chopra both of whom are related to the film fraternity. Filmmaker Aditya Chopra, who runs the film production and distribution company Yash Raj Films, is married to the Bollywood actress Rani Mukherji.
Pamela Chopra death: Condolences from the family
“With heavy hearts the Chopra family would like to inform you that Pamela Chopra, 74, passed away this morning. Her cremation took place at 11 am today. We are grateful for your prayers and the family would like to request for privacy in this moment of deep sadness and reflection,” read the statement posted on behalf of the family on Twitter.
Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar paid tribute to Pamela Chopra in his tweet. He wrote, “Today Pam ji the better half of Shri Chopra has passed away. She was a great lady. Intelligent, educated, warm and witty. Those who like me have worked closely with Yash Ji know about her contribution to his scripts and music. She was an exceptional person.”
Life and Times of Pamela Chopra
Pamela Chopra, wife of the founder of Yash Raj Films and her husband, Yash Chopra was also associated with the production company of her husband as a singer, and dress designer and had also co-produced a number of films. She was last seen in the Netflix documentary on YRF titled The Romantics in which she spoke about her husband’s journey in cinema. She happened to lend her voice to a number of films like Kabhie Kabhie, Noorie, Kaala Patthar, Silsila, Chandni, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Mujhse Dosti Karoge, all of which were tracks from Yash Raj films.
Besides her singing credits, Pamela Chopra was also credited as the writer for Kabhie Kabhie. She also co-wrote the script of the 1997 film Dil To Pagal Hai along with her husband Yash Chopra. She also worked as a dress designer for films like Silsila and Sawaal.
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