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Yash Chopra may be growing older (he turns 75 on September 27), but the man is still very young at heart as evident from the films he make. Remember Dil Toh Pagal Hai and Veer-Zaara?

To celebrate the filmmaker's birthday, we've decided to test your filmi knowledge.

1. Which director did Yash Chopra assist before assisting his brother B R Chopra?
a. I S Johar
b. Ashok Kumar
c. Guru Dutt

2. Which is the first film to be made under the Yash Raj banner?
a. Deewar
b. Daag
c. Kabhie Kabhie

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is B.
Did you know?In 1973, Yashiji launched his own banner with the film, Daag. Not many know that Yashji and his nephew Ravi Chopra shared a great bond. Yashji stayed at BR Chopra's residence before he got married to Pamela.

Correct!
Did you know? In 1973, Yashiji launched his own banner with the film, Daag. Not many know that Yashji and his nephew Ravi Chopra shared a great bond. Yashji stayed at BR Chopra's residence before he got married to Pamela.

3. Who wrote Veer-Zaara?
a. Yash Chopra
b. Aditya Chopra
c. Uday Chopra

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Pervez Musharraf had invited Yashji for lunch to let him know that he was dissatisfied the way Pakistan was portrayed in Veer-Zaara. The film had Preity Zinta playing a Pakistani, while Shah Rukh Khan played an Indian.

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Did you know? Pervez Musharraf had invited Yashji for lunch to let him know that he was dissatisfied the way Pakistan was portrayed in Veer-Zaara. The film had Preity Zinta playing a Pakistani, while Shah Rukh Khan played an Indian.

4. Who has sung Main Sasural Nahin in Chandni?
a. Asha Bhosle
b. Kavita Krishnamurthy
c. Pamela Chopra Chopra

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is C.
Did you know? Yashji's wife Pamela accompanies him in most outdoor shoots, and takes care of actors personally. Not many know that Pamela is a singer too, and that she had sung for movies like Doosra Aadmi, Noorie, Aaina, Bazaar, Lamhe, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Mujhse Dosti Karoge.

Correct!
Did you know? Yashji's wife Pamela accompanies him in most outdoor shoots, and takes care of actors personally. Not many know that Pamela is a singer too, and that she had sung for movies like Doosra Aadmi, Noorie, Aaina, Bazaar, Lamhe, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Mujhse Dosti Karoge.

5. Which was Chopra's comeback film after the 1980s?
a. Trishul
b. Chandini
c. Silsila

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Chandini, starring Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna and Sridevi in 1989, was his comeback film. Yash Chopra was the first Indian filmmaker to shoot in places like Switzerland, UK, Germany and Holland. The Swiss Government honoured Yash Chopra for rediscovering Switzerland with a special award. There is also a lake in Switzerland named unofficially after him.

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Did you know? Chandini starring Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna and Sridevi in 1989 was his comeback film. Yash Chopra was the first Indian filmmaker to shoot in places like Switzerland, UK, Germany and Holland. The Swiss Government honoured Yash Chopra for rediscovering Switzerland with a special award. There is also a lake in Switzerland named unofficially after him.

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Compiled by Patcy N
Image: Uday Kuckian


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