Posted Tue, October 23, 2012 11:20am IST

Members of the industry share their memories of the legendary filmmaker

With the sad demise of Hindi cinema’s favourite and respected filmmaker, Yash Chopra (Yashji, as he was fondly called), condolences poured in huge numbers and industry folk came down to bid the veteran filmmaker their final farewell. Some recalled their association with the cinematic genius while some regretted on missing out on the opportunity to work with the King of Romance.

We often run short of words when it comes to painful topics like death. How does anyone say anything about Yash Chopra, a man who was an institution, a path-breaker beyond all definition or description? This is exactly what we heard when we spoke to some of the best known names in the industry including Priyanka Chopra, Vivek Oberoi, Jackie Shroff, Madhur Bhandarkar, Ramesh Taurani and others. However, they made a gallant effort. And this is what they said…

Photos: Yogen Shah