On Yash Chopra's 86th birth anniversary, a look back at his impressive slate of films, from Silsila to Lamhe [Photos]

Yash Chopra is the recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Padma Bhushan, six National Film Awards and eleven Filmfare awards

FP Staff September 27, 2018 16:34:52 IST
After suffering a professional setback in his career, Yash Chopra returned to make Chandni (1989), with Sridevi, which received widespread critical acclaim and was a major commercial success. Image via Facebook
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After suffering a professional setback in his career, Yash Chopra returned to make Chandni (1989), with Sridevi, which received widespread critical acclaim and was a major commercial success. Image via Facebook
Said to be loosely inspired by the alleged real-life love triangle of its three stars, Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya Bhaduri-Rekha, Yash Chopra's Silsila (1981) was the last film where the hit on-screen pair was seen sharing screen space. Image via Facebook
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Said to be loosely inspired by the alleged real-life love triangle of its three stars, Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya Bhaduri-Rekha, Yash Chopra's Silsila (1981) was the last film where the hit on-screen pair was seen sharing screen space. Image via Facebook
Yash Chopra's Lamhe, regarded as one of the finest films of the director-producer, was a commercial failure when it released in the year 1991. Image via Facebook
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Yash Chopra's Lamhe, regarded as one of the finest films of the director-producer, was a commercial failure when it released in the year 1991. Image via Facebook
Yash Chopra's Veer Zaara (2004), chronicling the tale of a Pakistani woman and an Indian man the highest-grossing Indian film of the year in both India and overseas territories. Image via Facebook
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Yash Chopra's Veer Zaara (2004), chronicling the tale of a Pakistani woman and an Indian man the highest-grossing Indian film of the year in both India and overseas territories. Image via Facebook
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, was the last film of the director. Image via Facebook
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Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, was the last film of the director. Image via Facebook