Posted Tue, September 27, 2011 2:25pm IST

The veteran filmmaker has embodied love like no one else

Ever since Yash Chopra debuted as a director with Dhool Ka Phool, he has been a pillar of Bollywood. His fans love him, his peers respect him and younger filmmakers are in awe of him. So what is so special about his films? As the veteran filmmaker turns 79 today, we take a look at the quintessential elements of a Yash Chopra-directed movie.