Born on September 27, 1932, Yash Chopra, arguably India’s most celebrated director-producer-script writer would’ve turned 85. Yash Chopra also called as the King of Romance reinvented mushy love stories and gave Bollywood lovers a treat of passionate stories and songs. It is hard to ignore his contribution to Indian cinema. And even if you choose to overlook it, the iconic scenes from the Swiss Alps and poetically studded melodious songs will continue to reverberate in the soul of Indians.
Since making his debut as a director in 1959 with Dhool Ka Phool, he gave Indian cinema numerous classics such as Waqt, Daag, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Kaala Patthar, Chandni, Lamhe, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil to Pagal Hai, Mohabbatein and Veer-Zaara in the capacity of director and a producer. Yash Raj Films went on to become one of the biggest production houses in the country. Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Jab Tak Hai Jaan was his last film as a director. Unfortunately for him, he breathed his last before the release of the film.
There are rarely any songs in Yash Chopra’s films which can be forgotten. Yet, we bring to you some of the most popular songs, in no specific order, and let you go in your dream world with some melody. Check out this jukebox and let us know what you think.
Did these songs take you down the memory lane and make you miss your beloved a little more? We are sure they did. Drop in your views, suggestions and tributes for the filmmaker in the comments section below. If you like the song collection, share it with your friends and Yash Raj fans.