Tuesday, 6 June, 2023

Yash Chopra’s wife Pamela Chopra passes away

Indian film producer and singer Pamela Chopra, who was the wife of legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra, died at the age of 74 in Mumbai on Thursday, the family announced in a statement on Thursday morning, reports NDTV.
“With heavy hearts the Chopra family would like to inform you that Pamela Chopra, 74, passed away this morning. Her cremation took place at 11 am today. We are grateful for your prayers and the family would like to request for privacy in this moment of deep sadness and reflection," read the statement.
Pamela Chopra is survived by her filmmaker son Aditya Chopra and actor-son Uday Chopra. Her son Aditya Chopra is married to Rani Mukerji.
Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar paid tribute to Pamela Chopra in his tweet. He wrote, "Today Pam ji the better half of Shri Yash Chopra has passed away. She was a great lady . Intelligent, educated , warm and witty . Those who like me have worked closely with Yash ji know about her contribution in his scripts and music. She was an exceptional person."
Pamela Chopra worked as a singer, writer, dress designer, and co-producer of many Yash Raj Films. She was last seen in the Netflix documentary on YRF titled The Romantics in which she spoke about her husband’s journey in cinema.