Film producer and singer Pamela Chopra, the wife of renowned filmmaker Yash Chopra, died at the age of 74 in Mumbai on Thursday. The family said in a statement on Thursday morning. Pamela Chopra is survived by her filmmaker son Aditya Chopra and actor-son Uday Chopra. Her son Aditya Chopra is married to Rani Mukerji.
Her cremation took place at 11 am in Mumbai today. Several celebrities attended the funeral of singer, producer and screenwriter Pamela Chopra. From son Uday Chopra to daughter-in-law Rani Mukerji, family members were seen arriving for the last rites. They were joined by their friends from the industry, including actor Hrithik Roshan and many others.
Pamela Chopra was born in July 1949 and tied the knot with film producer Yash Chopra in 1970. Their families met through a common friend. Pamela also gave her contribution as a singer, writer, dress designer, and co-producer of many Yash Raj Films.
The playback singer was last seen in the Netflix documentary ‘The Romantics’. Pamela Chopra said in a documentary, “Music is my passion. Yash knew that and he would invite me to attend the music sittings. Slowly, I became a part of that group.” Mrs. Chopra gave her voice to several songs for the films including ‘Kabhie Kabhie’, ‘Noorie’, ‘Kaala Patthar’, ‘Silsila’, ‘Chandni’, ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ and ‘Mujhse Dosti Karoge’.
Pamela Chopra was credited for writing the movie ‘Kabhie Kabhie’. Mrs Chopra also co-wrote the script of the 1997 film ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ along with her husband Yash Chopra.