Legendary Indian singer Pamela Chopra, sadly passed away in the early hours of Thursday, April 20, 2023 at the age of 74 at the hospital. And since then tributes has been pouring in from fans and the general public with condolences going out to the family who is asking for privacy in this difficult time.
The subsequent paragraphs will provide you with all the necessary information you’ll need about Pamela Chopra’s funeral, obituary and memorial.
Who Is Pamela Chopra?
Pamela Chopra was an Indian playback singer born in 1948 as Pamela Singh to Mohinder Singh who was an Indian Army officer. Chopra was the eldest child of her parents three children.
The late singer grew up moving from one place to the other due to the nature of her work as an army officer. He was frequently posted to remote locations in the country and the young Chopra had no option than to move with the family.
She gained the name “Chopra” through her marriage to the late Yash Chopra, a veteran Bollywood film director. When families of both sides realised they were ripe for marriage, they then decided to arrange their marriage and in 1970 had a beautiful traditional wedding ceremony.
Their marriage produced two sons who are both following the steps of their father in the film industry. Aditya Chopra, their eldest son is a film producer and director whiles Uday Chopra, their youngest son is also an actor and film producer married to actress Rani Mukeriji.
Chopra’s career as a playback singer started somewhere in the 1970s but started singing in all the films made by her husband from 1976 through to 2002. She sung in films like Noorie, Lorie, Mujhse Dosti Karoge!, Aaina, Darr, Chandni, etc.
At What Age Did Pamela Chopra Die?
The late Indian playback singer died on April 20, 2023 at the age of 74. She was born in 1948.
What Is Pamela Chopra’s Real Name?
Chopra was born Pamela Singh but inherited her husband’s surname “Chopra” after they got married in 1970.
Pamela Chopra’s Funeral, Obituary & Memorial
Legendary Indian playback singer, Pamela Chopra, wife of the late Bollywood film director Yash Chopra passed on at a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday morning at the age of 74.
Per the statement that was issued by the Chopra family, the body of the late singer has been cremated and is asking for privacy as they mourn their mother, sister, grandmother, and friend.
The statement reads “with heavy hearts, the Chopra family would like to inform that Pamela Chopra, 74, passed away this morning. Her cremation took place at 11 am today in Mumbai. We are grateful for your prayers and the family would like to request for privacy in this moment of deep sadness and reflection.”
Pamela Chopra Cause Of Death
Reports available to us indicates that, the late playback singer died of pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital 15 days prior to her death.
According to a News agency PTI report, here is what Dr. Prahlad Prabhudesai told the news team “she passed away today early morning due to pneumonia with ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome). She had been admitted to the hospital for 15 days in the ICU.”