Yash Chopra: King of Romance Says Alvida to the World
Yash Chopra was one such cinematography maestro, who will always be remembered for the excellence he portrayed on the celluloid. Infact it won't be wrong to say that, he had been the only director who always succeeded in portraying his thoughts with marvelous elegance on the silver screen.
So let's have a glance at the cine journey of this King of romance, with whose demise an era of Indian cinema has come to an end.
Yash Chopra began his directorial jaunt in 1959 with cine cantata Dhool Ka Phool, a melodrama about illegitimacy. The movie was a production venture of his elder brother B.R. Chopra.
The Making of YRF
Post Dhool Ka Phool Yash Chopra went ahead with his directorial dreams and directed cine flicks like Dharamputra, Ittefaq and Waqt and fetched Filmfare's Best Director Award for Waqt and Ittefaq.
But just being best director wasn't enough to gratify the dreams of this cinematic maestro, who in 1979 launched his own production house YRF and made Daag, the cine flick which again fetched Best Director award for this ace director.
The Real Kingmaker
It is next to impossible to count that, how much Yash Chopra has contributed to Indian cinema.
But the two most precious gems of Indian showbiz, i.e. Shahenshah Amitabh and Baadshah SRK of tinsel town owes a lot to Yash Chopra who made them Angry Young Man and the Lover Boy respectively.
True King of Romance
It won't be wrong to say that Yash Chopra had been the true King of Romance. Yash Chopra's cinematographic adroitness and aesthetic excellence can very well be gauged by the elegance that constantly prevailed in all the romantic sagas which he directed.
Be it Chandni, Silsila, DDLJ or the upcoming Jab Tak Hai Jaan every cine flick of Yash Raj have always succeeded in showcasing the love with a fresh fragrance.
Marvelous Spectrum of Offerings
Despite being tagged as the 'King of Romance', Yash Chopra never allowed this stereotype to govern his style of movie making and always offered something innovative and novel from his art-lab.
And spectrum of movies like Waqt, Deewar, Veer Zara and many more are the conspicuous examples of the fact.
The Award Journey
Be it while being in the shoes of a director or while producing a film, Yash Chopra always proved that he has no competition when it comes to movie making.
The huge bunch of 32 awards and recognitions comprising of 11 Filmfare Award and honours like Padam Bhushan and Dada Sahab Phalke award very well compliments the excellence of this cine sorcerer who left us on Oct 21.