Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan died early this early morning. She was admitted to Mumbai’s Guru Nanak Clinic on June 20 right after complaining of problem in respiratory. She was 71.
The three-time Countrywide Award winner had choreographed some of the most unforgettable songs in Hindi cinema.
The necessary Covid-19 exam done at the medical center showed a adverse end result.
“She passed away due to cardiac arrest at all-around 2:30 am at the hospital,” Ms Khan’s nephew Manish Jagwani informed news company PTI.
Tributes for the veteran choreographer are pouring in from all quarters.
“Saroj ji’s title released the phrase ‘choreographer’ to my life. A genius who immortalised stars and the songs that described an period with her iconic perform. May well her loved ones uncover energy and bravery at this awful hour. There’ll in no way be a different…,” actor Nimrat Kaur tweeted.
Saroj Khan, who has gained 3 Nationwide Awards for Greatest Choreography for her work in Devdas, Jab We Satisfied and the 2007 Tamil film Shringaram, is credited with choreographing a lot more than 2,000 tracks.
In a profession spanning about four decades, she has choreographed some of the most well-known Bollywood tracks these kinds of as Ye Ishq Haaye showcasing Kareena Kapoor from the 2007 movie Jab We Satisfied, Ek Do Teen showcasing Madhuri Dixit from Tezaab, Dola Re Dola from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Shah Rukh Khan.
She final choreographed for “Tabaah Hogaye”, that includes Madhuri from filmmaker Karan Johar”s generation “Kalank” in 2019.