Posted Tue, October 23, 2012 12:35pm IST

Family and close friends attend the last rites of the veteran filmmaker

When Yash Chopra’s body was taken from Lilavati hospital to Studio 3 of Yash Raj Studios his dear friends were by his side. Those present at Yash Chopra’s funeral were Karan Johar, Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji and Shahrukh Khan. Also, Rekha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kajol, Vidya Balan, Mukesh Bhatt, Pankaj Kapur with his wife Supriya Pathak and son Shahid Kapoor, Sohail Khan and wife Seema Sachdev Khan came to pay their last respects. Arjun Rampal and wife Mehr Jesia, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Imran Khan with wife Avantika, Tabu, David Dhawan with his son Varun, Prakash Jha, Kiran Rao, Boman Irani, Parineeti Chopra, Katrina Kaif, and Subhash Ghai were spotted at the studio.

At around 2pm yesterday afternoon, Mr Chopra’s body was taken from YRF studios to the Pawan Hans crematorium in Vile Parle, Mumbai, in an ambulance where his son Uday Chopra was spotted sitting beside the driver. We are told that Shahrukh, KJo, Aditya Chopra were also present in the ambulance. Special police security was deployed on the way to keep the traffic in check as a huge crowd had gathered to catch a last glimpse of the maestro of romance.

BollywoodLife mourns the demise of Yash Chopra. Here are the photos of Yash Chopra’s funeral. VIEW PICS

Photos: Yogen Shah/ IANS / NDTV