B. R. Chopra biography

B. R. Chopra

Birth NameBaldev Raj Chopra
Born22 April 1914
Ludhiana, Punjab Province,British India
(now in Punjab, India)
Died5 November 2008 (aged 94)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
educationM.A. in English literature from University of the Punjab
Other namesB. R. Chopra
RelativesBaldev Raj Chopra (Brother)Dharam Raj Chopra (Brother)
OccupationProducer, director
Years active1944–2006


Baldev Raj Chopra (B. R. Chopra) was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials. He is the Elder brother of Yash Chopra and Dharam Chopra. His first film as a director, Afsana, was released in 1951.
He died in Mumbai at the age of 94 on 5 November 2008.

B. R. Chopra
B. R. Chopra


National Film Awards
  • 1960: Certificate of Merit for Best Feature Film in Hindi – Kanoon
  • 1961: President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film in Hindi – Dharmputra (Producer)
  • 1998: Dadasaheb Phalke Award

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