Chopra, who was born in Lahore in 1932, directed Shah Rukh in 'Darr', 'Dil To Pagal Hai', 'Veer-Zaara' and 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' (2012), which marked their last collaboration.
    
Shah Rukh, 49, shared on Twitter a photo collage of him and the filmmaker, showing their candid moments over the years.

"My all time favourite director friend family & basically the coolest youngster I ever knew... Happy B'Day Yashji & miss you," he captioned the picture.
    
Shah Rukh made his debut in 1992 but rose to prominence with the 1993 Chopra-directed film 'Darr' as an anti-hero.
    
Chopra, who had helmed as many as 18 films before the 1993 hit, directed only three other films post that, all starring Shah Rukh in the lead.

 

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