Rare unseen real life photos of Yash Raj Chopra. Yash Raj Chopra was an Indian film director, screenwriter and filmmaker, mostly working in Hindi cinema. Yash Chopra started his career as an assistant director to I.S. Johar and his elder brother, B.R. Chopra. He made his directorial debut with Dhool Ka Phool in 1959, a melodrama about illegitimacy and followed it with the hard-hitting film Dharmputra (1961).