Legendary filmmaker B.R Chopra died today in Mumbai following prolonged illness. He was 95 years old and is survived by his son filmmaker Ravi Chopra and daughters Shashi and Neena.
The director and producer died at his residence in Juhu at 8.15 am. His funeral ceremony will take place at 4.30 pm.
B.R Chopra was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Some of his successful films include Naya Daur, Gumrah, Humraaz, Dhundh, Insaaf ka Tarazoo and Nikah. He was behind Mahabharat, one of the most successful serials in Indian television history.
Story first published: Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 1:49 [IST]