Yash Chopra's body was shifted from his Juhu residence to Yash Raj Studious in Andheri, Mumbai, to enable his fans to pay their last respects to the legendary filmmaker who died on Sunday at the age of 80.
Bollywood director Yash Chopra arrives at the 9th Indian Internationa Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Bangkok, June 8, 2008.
The veteran director, screenwriter and film producer, called as the "king of romance", died of dengue and multiple organ failure at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital.
His body was first taken to his bungalow "Adityodaya" in Juhu at around 9.15 am and was kept there for some time after which it was shifted to Yash Raj Films Studios.
His eldest son Aditya Chopra and actor Shah Rukh Khan travelled in the ambulance which carried the body from the hospital to the bungalow.
His family members and Bollywood stars accompanied Chopra's body on its journey to YRF Studios. According to reports, Amitabh Bachchan was seen at the studio.
Chopra's body would be kept at YRF Studios between 9 am to 12 noon for last darshan (view) so that people can pay their condolences to the legend.
Chopra will be cremated at around 3 pm at Chandanwadi crematorium in south Mumbai.
Yash Chopra was rushed to hospital on Oct.13 after he suffered a dengue attack. "He died of dengue and multi-organ failure. He was in the ICU," Lilavati Hospital spokesperson Dr Sudhir told PTI.
Chopra is survived by wife Pamela and sons Aditya and Uday Chopra. Aditya is a film producer, screenwriter and director. Uday is an actor.
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