Yash Chopra gets Swiss Award
Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra, known as ‘King of Romance’, has been felicitated with ‘Swiss Ambassador’s Award 2010’ for his contribution in promoting Switzerland through his cinema. He has shot many of his movies in Switzerland. His association with Switzerland dates back to 1965 when he canned his golden jubilee hit ‘Waqt’. His movies had been a window to Switzerland.
Swiss Ambassador H E Philipe Welti opened the felicitation ceremony with the song ‘Aage bhi Jaane naa tu’ from Chopra’s 1965 film ‘Waqt’.