Singer and producer Pamela Chopra, the wife of renowned filmmaker Yash Chopra, passed away at the age of 74 years. It has been reported that she passed away due to age-related illness. Pamela was reportedly admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, where she was on a ventilator for the last 15 days. She was featured in the soundtrack of numerous films directed by the legendary Yash Chopra throughout the years, winning millions of hearts with her wonderful voice.
April 20, 2023
The Twitter handle of Yash Raj Film stated that she passed away this morning and her cremation took place at 11 am on 20th April. The tweet also thanked people for their prayers and requested privacy.
Pamela Chopra’s Personal Life & Career
She married filmmaker Yash Chopra in 1970. She was the mother of the head of Yash Raj Films, Aditya Chopra and actor Uday Chopra. Pamela Chopra frequently worked together with her husband and was frequently listed as the film's writer, costume designer, and singer. She also served as the producer of a number of successful films produced by Yash Chopra, Aditya Chopra, and their production company.
Her last on-screen presence was in the Netflix documentary “The Romantics” this year. She was seen discussing her husband's career as a director during her participation in this documentary. She also provided insight into how Yash Chopra produced films despite having a difficult time at the box office. The story of how Pamela, Aditya, and Uday created their own production company, which is now among the biggest in the nation, was revealed. Her husband Yash Chopra passed away in 2012 due to multiple organ failures in the Lilavati hospital.
She has sung in several hit movies, including Kabhie Kabhie(1976), Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), and Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002), and many more. 'Main Sasural Nahi Jaungi' from Chandni and 'Ghar Aaja Pardesi' from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, both of which she co-wrote with Manpreet Kaur, were two of her most well-known songs.
The 1997 film Dil To Pagal Hai, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Karisma Kapoor, was co-written by Pamela Chopra, her husband, her son Aditya Chopra, and author Tanuja Chandra. In the movie's theme song, she had screen time with Yash Chopra.