Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s brother Vir Chopra succumbs to COVID

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Coronavirus has claimed life of several acclaimed personalities in B-town. Filmmaker-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s elder brother and producer Vir Chopra succumbed to Covid-19 recently. Vir has collaborated with Vidhu on his films like Munna Bhai M.B.B.S, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, 3 Idiots, and Broken Horses.

According to Times of India report, Vir breathed his last on July 5 and he was cremated the next day. The same report further stated that, Vir had contacted the virus in Maldives. Upon his return the producer was rushed to a hospital where he was admitted for almost a month. Unfortunately, Vir succumbed to the deadly virus on July 5.

Apart from producing films, Vir helped Vidhu by playing the role of script doctor on most of his films. As a creative producer, Vir has films like Ferrari Ki Sawaari, Eklavya: The Royal Guard, Parineeta, Mission Kashmir and Kareeb to his credit. He is survived by his wife sound designer Namita Nayak Chopra and actor son Abhay Chopra.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to Vir’s family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.

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