Photos: Ranbir, Katrina, Arjun, Rani at Ravi Chopra’s prayer meet

Director Ravi Chopra breathed his last on Wednesday afternoon and his last rites will be performed today, according to a close family member. His was suffering from lung ailment and died at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital. He was 68. Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Aditya Chopra, Rani Mukerji, Varun Dhawan, Hema Malini were snapped at the late filmmaker's prayer meet. Filmmaker Ramesh Sippy arrived with his wife Kiran Juneja, choreographer Vairabhi Merchant came with Rani's mother Krishna Mukherjee. Rani was snapped with mother-in-law Pamela Chopra.

"He passed away today at around 3:30 pm. His funeral most probably will take place tomorrow at around 11," a source close to Ravi Chopra's family said. Hails from renowned Chopra family, he is the son of filmmaker BR Chopra and late filmmaker Yash Chopra was his uncle. Aditya and Yash Chopra who heads Yash Raj Films are his cousins.

He will always be remembered for his blockbusters like 'Zameer' (1975), 'The Burning Train' (1980), 'Mazdoor' (1983), 'Dahleez' (1986), 'Baghban' (2003) and 'Baabul' (2006) and as a noble human being. Ravi Chopra also directed hit TV serial Mahabharata, produced by his father BR Chopra. He produced movies like ‘Bhoothnath’ and ‘Bhoothnath Returns’, starring Amitabh Bachchan. 

Celebrities took to twitter to express shock and grief over the ace filmmaker’s death. He is survived by his wife, Renu and sons, Kapil and Abhay.
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