By Hindustan Times
Jab Tak Hai Jaan will be Yash Chopra's final film as director, Bollywood's ‘king of romance' announced on Thursday.
Chopra's disclosure, made at an event marking his 80th birthday with actor Shah Rukh Khan by his side, took the Indian film industry by surprise. "I think I've had enough, Shah Rukh," Chopra replied when Khan asked him about his next project.
"I have always lived according to what my heart tells me," he said. "I won't make any film after Jab Tak Hai Jaan."
Regarded as the country's king of celluloid romance, Chopra has also proved his mettle with intensely emotional and tragic movies, many of which went on to become box-office blockbusters.
Born in 1932 in Lahore, now in Pakistan, the film-maker was favoured by leading India