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B.R. Chopra

22 April 1914 to 5 November 2008

An influential director in Hindi cinema, Chopra managed to make box office hits out of subjects dealing with social issues. These ranged from women’s rights to prostitution and the industrialisation of the country, with films including Naya Daur (1957), Sadhna (1958), Kanoon (1960), Gumrah (1963) and Insaf Ka Tarazu (1980).

- Read B.R. Chopra's Times Obituary
- Read B.R. Chopra's Independent Obituary