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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    A lifetime membership to BAFTA for his contribution to the Indian film industry. He is the first Indian to be honored at BAFTA in 59-year history of the academy.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    He had been given the Maharastra state government’s Raj Kapoor and V. Shantaram’ Awards, in recognition of his impressive contributions to the Hindi film industry.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Yash Chopra broke the mahurat coconut and clapped the first shot of the versatile singer Asha Bhoshle's first film 'Maaee' in which she has made her debut in acting.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    For his collaboration in shooting films in Switzerland, in April 2011, Jungfrau Railways in Switzerland recently inaugurated a train named after the Bollywood veteran Yash Chopra. Complete with his signature and name on a signboard, the train was launched by the filmmaker in the presence of Jungfrau Railways CEO Urs Kessler in Switzerland.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    For his collaboration in shooting films in Switzerland, in April 2011, a deluxe suite of the Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel has been named after Chopra.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Not many know that Chopra’s first visited Switzerland in 1984 to shoot his film, Faasle. However, the last Yash Raj Films production to be shot in Switzerland was Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), directed by Siddharth Anand.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Chopra set up his own movie production company, Yash Raj Films, under which 'Daag' of 1973 was his first movie.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Encouraged by this success, the Chopra brothers made a few more movies together, the most notable being Waqt (1965), India's first multi-starrer; and Ittefaq (1969), a thriller.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    In 1973, the Chopra brothers separated, with Yash Chopra founded his studio, Yash Raj Films, and launched it with Daag: A Poem of Love

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Deewaar (1975) and Kabhi Kabhie - Love Is Life (1976). These movies set the standard for the 1970s and 1980s, establishing Bachchan as the greatest and most beloved Indian film star of all time. His respective roles--a bitter criminal and a sensitive, brooding poet--are considered to be his greatest performances, although complete opposites of each other.

 

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