filmmaker Yash Chopra breathed his last at Lilavati Hospital
Sunday, a hospital spokesperson said. He was 80.
Chopra, who was suffering from dengue, died of multiple organ
failure. He is survived by wife Pamela and two sons Aditya and
Uday. While Aditya is also a filmmaker, Uday is an actor.
"He died of multi-organ failure. He was in the ICU," said a
Chopra was admitted to the hospital Oct 13.
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt called Chopra's death a huge loss to
"My brother Mukesh Bhatt called me at 6.30 p.m. and was crying. He
gave me the news that Yashji is no more. He was very close to him.
It is a sad demise and a huge loss," Mahesh told IANS.
Chopra is known for having given blockbuster films like "Silsila",
"Chandni", "Lamhe" and "Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge".
The veteran filmmaker was busy shooting for his last directorial
venture "Jab Tak Hai Jaan". The film is slated for a Diwali
release Nov 13 and will see Shah Rukh Khan romancing Anushka
Sharma and Katrina Kaif.
Germany, a hub of quality scientific research and innovation, is
keen to attract the brightest Indian minds for further studies and
research and has as an incentive made it easier for students to
stay over and work, the country's envoy has said. Another
incentive for students is that German universities
Three students of Malegaon are among the 86 who have been selected
for a year-long coaching to be organised free of cost for targeted
preparation of the civil services exams to be held next year.
These students were selected based on the written tests and
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Mohsina Kidwai along with Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) VC
Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Zameer Uddin Shah
riding the traditional chariot on
her way to the Athletics Ground. Mrs Kidwai was the Chief
Guest of the Sir Syed Day special function organised at the
AMU on October 17.
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