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I keep u with me Yashji and I miss u: Shah Rukh Khan

bollywood Updated: Oct 22, 2012 13:16 IST

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The sudden demise of veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra has left superstar Shah Rukh Khan bereaved. He describes it as a personal loss, and says he will always keep a part of the filmmaker in his heart.



Chopra breathed his last due to a multi-organ failure here Sunday evening. He was 80.



"Whenever my loved ones depart, I feel a part of me extinguishes itself with them. Will there come a day that I will no longer have a bit of myself to let go of? And then the thought follows ... that every time they have taken some of me with them onto their last journey, I have found a fragment of them left inside me too.



JTHJ"I will always have some love to give and I will always be both emptied and replenished by the loved ones I lose. I keep u with me Yashji and I miss u too Yashji ... lots," Shah Rukh posted on his Facebook page.



Shah Rukh was special for Chopra, who directed the actor in movies like Darr (1993), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Veer-Zaara (2004). Chopra's last directorial Jab Tak Hai Jaan, which will hit the screens Nov 13, also features Shah Rukh.

The actor was like family to him - sharing the joys and sorrows. No wonder he rushed to the Lilavati Hospital as soon as the news of Chopra's death was announced.

In fact, Shah Rukh also chose to leave his car and sit in the same vehicle which transported Chopra's body from the hospital to the filmmaker's residence.

The actor had a warm conversation with Chopra on the latter's 80th birthday in September.

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(With agency inputs)