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Legendary Three Time National Award winner Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away due to cardiac arrest

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Legendary Three Time National Award winner Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away due to cardiac arrest

 

Mumbai: All is not going well in Bollywood. The year 2020 has been a bad year for the Indian Film Industry. Amid the world trying to come to terms with the coronavirus spread and how to deal with the repercussions of the same, several gems of the industry have bid adieu this year setting in a pal of gloom in the industry.

After Sushant Singh Rajput’s recent which sent shock waves in Bollywood, now it is Saroj Khan.

In just four months, cream of celebrities have bid adieu. It started with yesteryear actress Nimmi in March followed by Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Music Director Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid music duo, veteran filmmaker Basu Chatterjee last choreographed for “Tabaah Hogaye”, featuring Madhuri from film-maker Karan Johar’s production “Kalank” in 2019.

Saroj is a proud Three Time  National Award winner who made dance look easy almost like anybody can dance.
Notably, Saroj Khan’s choreography made leading ladies look like goddesses on the screen.

In a career spanning over four decades, Khan is credited with choreographing more than 2,000 songs, including ‘Dola Re Dola’ from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Devdas’, ‘Ek Do Teen’ from Madhuri Dixit-starrer ‘Tezaab’ and ‘Ye Ishq Haaye’ from ‘Jab We Met’ in 2007.

Most of the songs choreographed by Khan had big names as lead actors. Khan has also trained a slew of choreographers who went on to make a big name for themselves in the ’90s, including Farah Khan. Khan was known for blending Indian classical dance with modern beats.

Actress Madhuri Dixit has often credited Khan for catapulting her to fame by choreographing several of her dance numbers. The song ‘Dhak Dhak’ starring Dixit from 1992 film ‘Beta’, was choreographed by Khan and went on to become a national rage.

She last choreographed for ‘Tabaah Hogaye’, featuring  Dixit from film-maker Karan Johar’s production ‘Kalank’ in 2019.

Saroj Khan is survived by her husband, son and two daughters.

Saroj Khan who In a career spanning forty years, choreographed nearly 2000 songs. Her most successful collaborations were with actors Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit.

Hello Mumbai News Team condoles Saroj Khan’s death.
RIP Saroj Khan

News Input by K.V.Raman

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