Yash Chopra's body to be kept at Yash Raj Studios for last darshan
Press Trust Of India
October 22, 2012 14:12 IST
Filmmaker Yash Chopra's body was taken tonight to the Yash Raj Studios in suburban Andheri after it was brought to his residence in Juhu in Mumbai.
Yash Chopra's body was first brought to his bungalow at around 9:15 pm and after keeping it there for some time it was taken to Yash Raj Studios.
Yash Chopra's son Aditya Chopra, filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Shah Rukh Khan accompanied the ambulance in which the body was brought from Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra where he died on October 21 at 5:30 pm of dengue and multiple organ failure.
Yash Chopra's family members also accompanied the body on its journey to the Studios.
Yash Chopra was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on October 13 after he was diagnosed with dengue.
Apart from his family members, Bollywood celebrities Sanjay Dutt, Kunal Kohli, Madhur Bhandarkar were among others who offered their condolences to the legendary filmmaker at his residence.
"His (Yash Chopra's) passing away is a shocking thing. We were expecting him to recover soon and we all were awaiting to see him. His contribution to the industry is unparallelled," Madhur Bhandarkar said.
Yash Chopra will be cremated tomorrow at Chandanwadi crematorium in south Mumbai at 3 pm. His body will be kept at Yash Raj Studios for last darshan tomorrow between 9 am to 12 noon.