Ace Bollywood Choreographer Saroj Khan Passes Away
Bhubaneswar: One of the most famous choreographers of the Hindi movie industry, Saroj Khan passed away today early morning due to cardiac arrest.
She was 71. Saroj Khan is survived by her husband B. Sohanlal, son Hamid Khan and daughters Hina Khan and Sukyna Khan.
Khan had complained of breathing complaints and was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital at Bandra, Mumbai on June 20. She was even tested for COVID-19, the result of which had come negative.
In a career spanning more than four decades, Saroj Khan choreographed more than 2000 songs.
Saroj Khan, who began working as a background dancer at the age of three, got her first break as an independent choreographer with Geeta Mera Naam in 1974. The three-time National Award winner has been credited with choreographing several iconic numbers, including Hawa Hawai from Mr India (1987), Ek Do Teen from Tezaab (1988), Dhak Dhak Karne Laga from Beta (1992) and Dola Re Dola from Devdas (2002).
She last choreographed Madhuri Dixit in the song Tabaah Ho Gaye from Karan Johar’s production Kalank in 2019.