Srinagar, 3rd July: Ace Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, who was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital at Bandra, Mumbai on June 20, passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest. On June 20, Saroj Khan, was admitted to a hospital after she complained of breathing complaints and today on July 3, 2020, she died of cardiac arrest at 1.52 am. Although Saroj Khan (71), tested negative of the novel Coronavirus, she had severe diabetes and related illness. Saroj Khan is survived by son Hamid Khan and daughters Hina Khan and Sukyna Khan.
While Saroj Khan started her career as a background dancer at the age of three, she got her first break as a choreographer with Geeta Mera Naam in 1974 and her last choreographed song was for Karan Johar’s Kalank wherein Saroj Khan choreographed Madhuri Dixit for the song- Tabaah Ho Gaye. As per reports, the last rites of Saroj Khan were performed at Malvani in Malad, Mumbai today at 7 am and Saroj Khan’s daughter revealed that the prayer meet for their mother will be help after three days.
Saroj Khan, three-time National Award winner, has choreographed over 2000 songs, and she was famous for songs such as Ek Do Teen from Tezaab (1988), Dhak Dhak Karne Laga from Beta (1992) and Dola Re Dola from Devdas (2002), among others.