Yash Chopra

1932 - 2012

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Yash Raj Chopra (27 September 1932 – 21 October 2012) was an Indian film director and film producer who worked in Hindi cinema. The founding chairman of the film production and distribution company Yash Raj Films, Chopra was the recipient of several awards, including 6 National Film Awards and 8 Filmfare Awards. He is considered among the best Indian filmmakers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yash Chopra has received more than 3,513,887 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Yash Chopra is the 710th most popular film director (down from 621st in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 47th in 2019) and the most popular Pakistani Film Director.

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Among film directors, Yash Chopra ranks 710 out of 1,580Before him are Godfrey Reggio, Majid Majidi, Kevin Smith, Vojtěch Jasný, Andrew V. McLaglen, and Christopher Doyle. After him are Wolfgang Staudte, Hong Sang-soo, Yorgos Lanthimos, Ruy Guerra, Joshua Logan, and Allan Dwan.

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Among people born in 1932, Yash Chopra ranks 233Before him are Eileen Brennan, Dabney Coleman, Henri Nouwen, Henri Schwery, Donald Byrd, and John Drew Barrymore. After him are Iskandar of Johor, Edgar Reitz, Robert Rozhdestvensky, Quentin Blake, Arif Mardin, and Alfonso Arau. Among people deceased in 2012, Yash Chopra ranks 196Before him are Lakshmi Sahgal, Michel Duchaussoy, Pierre Schoendoerffer, Pierre Mondy, Sage Stallone, and I. K. Gujral. After him are J. Christopher Stevens, Francisco Xavier do Amaral, Shukri Ghanem, Prince Tomohito of Mikasa, Paavo Berglund, and Jim Marshall.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Yash Chopra ranks 51 out of 158Before him are Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (1964), Prithviraj Kapoor (1906), Kumail Nanjiani (1978), Nawaz Sharif (1949), Krishna Sobti (1925), and I. K. Gujral (1919). After him are Hamida Banu Begum (1527), Shehbaz Sharif (1951), Tariq Ali (1943), Milkha Singh (1935), Malala Yousafzai (1997), and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (1948).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Pakistan

Among film directors born in Pakistan, Yash Chopra ranks 1After him are Gulzar (1934), Shekhar Kapur (1945), Chetan Anand (1915), Ramesh Sippy (1947), and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (1978).