Mumbai: Filmmaker Yash Chopra, who passed away this evening at a suburban hospital, will be cremated on Monday. Chopra had been in Lilavati Hospital since October 13 after he was diagnosed with dengue. The 80-year-old director died on Sunday following multi-organ failure.

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"He passed away due to dengue and multiple organ failure on Sunday evening. He was in the ICU," Lilavati Hospital spokesperson Dr Sudhir told.

Meanwhile, a string of celebrities including Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu, Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, visited the hospital to pay their last respect to the legendary director.

Chopra will be cremated at 3 PM on Monday at Chandanwadi crematorium in south Mumbai. "From 9 AM to 12 noon people can come in at the Yash Raj Films studio in suburban Andheri to pay their condolences. He (Chopra) will be cremated at 3 PM at Chandan Wadi," YRF spokesperson told.


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