By Hindustan Times
MUMBAI, Oct. 23 -- It's a difficult time for me. Someone very important in my life is no more. Yashji was family to me, my second family. I attribute my career - that changed my life - to Yashji. I still cannot believe that he won't be around. We met over dinner just few days before he was hospitalised. A few friends of Yashji, his wife Pam aunty and I went to see a movie and then we went out for dinner.
I remember how Yashji convinced me to do my debut film Trishul (1978). I was in the 10th standard and had just won the Miss India title. He told me to return to Chandigarh after completing this film and resume my studies. I agreed and as planned went back to Chandigarh after Trishul was completed. I had passed my tenth exam and joined colleg