The wife of legendary director Yash Chopra, Pamela Chopra, died Thursday at the age of 74. Today, Sunday, a prayer meeting was held in Mumbai which was attended by many members of the film fraternity. Salman Khan, who delivered some of the big hits under the YRF banner like the Tiger series, arrived at Pamela Chopra’s prayers later that evening. Stars Aamir Khan attended the prayer meeting with his son Junaid Khan. Rani Mukerji, married to Pamela Chopra’s son, Aditya Chopra, attended the evening prayer. Preity Zinta, who worked in the iconic film Veer-Zaara, directed by Yash Chopra, was also clicked upon arriving at the meet.
Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, director Karan Johar arrived at the scene to pay their respects. Actor Hrithik Roshan’s father, Rakesh Roshan, was also spotted with his wife Pinkie Roshan. For those who don’t know, Abhishek Bachchan played iconic ACP character Jai Dixit in YRF’s Dhoom series while Aditya Roy Kapur played the lead role in Yash-backed movie Daawat-e-Ishq Raj Films.
Actors Riteish Deshmukh and Divya Dutta were also clicked when they entered the premises. Film critic Anupama Chopra and director Zoya Akhtar were also filmed getting out of their car as they headed inside.
Veteran actress Dimple Kapadia and Katrina Kaif’s husband Vicky Kaushal also attended the prayer meeting. Kirana Rao and Bollywood singer Udit Narayan also arrived at the scene to pay their respects.
Yash Chopra’s wife, Pamela Chopra, died on April 20 at the age of 74. She is survived by her two sons, Aditya and Uday Chopra. Pamela Chopra was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after being diagnosed with pneumonia, PTI reported. “She died today early in the morning from pneumonia with ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome). She had been hospitalized for 15 days in intensive care,” Dr Prahlad Prabhudesai told the news agency. PTI.
Her final rites were performed around 11 a.m. Thursday. Many members of the film fraternity have visited the producer’s home for the past three days, after the family broke the news of Pamela Chopra’s death on Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan along with his son Aryan, Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif-Vicky Kaushal, Kajol, Manisha Koirala, Kirron Kher and other stars visited Aditya Chopra’s home in Juhu on Thursday to pay him a last tribute.
Amitabh Bachchan, along with his son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai were also spotted outside the producer’s house on Thursday night. Other stars like Jaya Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra visited Aditya Chopra on Friday.
The legendary director’s wife, Pamela Chopra, has worked as a singer, writer and clothing designer. Pamela Chopra was last seen in the Netflix YRF documentary titled The Romantics in which she evoked her husband’s career in Indian cinema.