Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) B.R. Chopra, who died at the age of 94, was cremated here Wednesday evening and Bollywood veterans like Dilip Kumar, writer Salim Khan and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy were present to bid adieu to the legendary filmmaker.
Chopra's son Ravi Chopra lit the funeral pyre at the Vile Parle Hindu Crematorium in northwest Mumbai as many senior members of the film fraternity looked on.
Scriptwriter Salim Khan was one of the early mourners to arrive at the cremation site. He described the late director as "the last of the filmmakers who dared to make movies irrespective of their box-office prospects".