Producer-director B.R. Chopra, one of Bollywood's most prominentfilmmakers, died today(Wednesday) in Mumbai (Bombay) at the age of 94 aftera long illness. Stepping away from a career as a journalist in Lahorefollowing the partition of India, Chopra made his way to the film capital ofIndia and directed his first film in 1951. He soon earned a reputation formaking socially relevant films that had widespread popular appeal.
The film is almost half an hour longer than 'The Force Awakens'.
The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.