Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passes away at 71


Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai

Mumbai, Jul 3: Well-known Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away on Friday morning July 3, due to cardiac arrest.

The 71-year-old three-time National Award winner, who had choreographed some of the most memorable songs in Hindi cinema, was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra last Saturday after she complained of breathing issues. She was tested negative in the mandatory COVID-19 test.

Her nephew Manish Jagwani told PTI that she passed away due to cardiac arrest at around 2.30 a.m. at the hospital

Saroj Khan is credited with choreographing more than 2,000 songs in a career spanning over four decades.

Her last work was in 2019 for the song ‘Tabaah Hogaye’, featuring Madhuri Dixit in the Hindi movie ‘Kalank’.

 

 

  

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  • HENRY MISQUITH, Mumbai

    Fri, Jul 3 2020

    You made entire Bollywood dance on your magical moves and proved that talent matters more than physical appearance. 💛
    Rest in peace legend.

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  • Ina Mina D Noronha, Valencia , Mangalore

    Fri, Jul 3 2020

    Another loss for Indian Film Industry:

    Ace Choreographer Saroj Khan Ji passes away 🙏🏻

    In a career spanning more than four decades, she choreographed more than 2000 songs. started her fame by choreography of Ek do teen from Tezab, dhak dhak from Beta, songs from hum dil de Chuke Sanam etc. She stayed away from nepotism . Inspired Madhuri to top the female leading actress during early 90s .

    Even remix version of Ina mina diga she choreographed.

    May God grant eternal peace to her soul

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Fri, Jul 3 2020

    She looked like 50.
    Rest in Peace ...

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  • Dinesh Kumar Shetty, Katipalla/Mangaluru

    Fri, Jul 3 2020

    Rest in eternal peace Saroj ji

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