Director-producer Ravi Chopra, son of producer-director BR Chopra and nephew of director-producer Yash Chopra, passed away on Wednesday at 3.30 pm at a hospital in Mumbai. Ravi was 68-year-old. He was suffering from a severe lung ailment for a while and had been treating at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Ravi had directed films like Baghbaan, The Burning Train, Aaj Ki Awaz and Baabul besides several other films. Ravi’s final rites will be taken place on Thursday morning in Mumbai. Several Bollywood celebrities are expected to present at the funeral.
Ravi Chopra, who happen to be the cousin of Aditya and Uday Chopra, recently produced Bhoothnath and Bhoothnath Returns, starring Amitabh Bachchan.