By Hindustan Times
Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra, who turned 80 Thursday, talked about his journey in the show business with superstar Shah Rukh Khan in a heart-to-heart televised chat. Chopra said his family wanted him to become an engineer but he knew he wanted to direct films.
"My mother said do what your heart says. She gave me Rs.200 and said my blessings are with you. Go ahead and don't worry," recalled Chopra, who is about to release a new film, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, starring Shah Rukh, in November.
Shah Rukh, who was the interviewer, made Yash Chopra sing: "Oh meri zohra jabin..." from his 1965 film, Waqt.
Chopra said his elder brother, B.R. Chopra, was like a father figure.
"This was the most emotional phase of my life. B.R. Chopra is my father, guru, guide. And I'm sitting here ju