Ace choreographer Saroj Khan – dies at 71
Saroj Khan, was one of the most prominent Indian dance choreographers in Hindi cinema, she was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital at Bandra, Mumbai on June 17, is dead. Saroj Khan, who was admitted with breathing complains has died of cardiac arrest at 1.52 am early on Friday.
Saroj Khan is survived by her husband B. Sohanlal, son Hamid Khan and daughters Hina Khan and Sukyna Khan.
The legendary choreographer, had severe diabetes and related illness. Her daughter Sukyna Khan informed that her mother has tested negative for Covid-19 and, said that the breathlessness was caused due to cold. Furthermore, she added that Saroj Khan is likely to be discharged from the hospital in the next two to three days. Saroj Khan is survived by her husband B. Sohanlal, son Hamid Khan and daughters Hina Khan and Sukyna Khan.
Fondly called ‘Masterji’ by stars whom she choreographed, Saroj directed over 2000 songs in her long and storied career. Her most famous collaborations were with actors Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi.
She made dance look easy almost like anybody can dance, this news is a huge loss for the industry. May her soul rest in peace