Choreographer Saroj Khan Passes Away At 71, Celebs Pay Tribute
Ace choreographer Saroj Khan died of cardiac arrest at 71 in Mumbai. A couple of days back, she was hospitalized due to breathing issues. The three-time National Award winner choreographed some of the most iconic songs of the Hindi cinema. This indeed comes as a shock to all the Bollywood celebs who mourned her death.
Mandatory COVID-19 test was done and it showed negative result. Saroj's nephew Manish Jagwani told news agency PTI, "She passed away due to cardiac arrest at around 2:30 am at the hospital."
From Madhuri Dixit to Amitabh Bachchan, many celebs have mourned the death of their beloved master ji.
Madhuri tweeted, "I'm devastated by the loss of my friend and guru, Saroj Khan."
Akshay wrote, "Woke up to the sad news that legendary choreographer #SarojKhan ji is no more. She made dance look easy almost like anybody can dance, a huge loss for the industry. May her soul rest in peace."
T 3582 - Prayers .. ? ..
हाथ जुड़े हैं , मन अशांत
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 3, 2020
Rest in Peace Saroj Khan ji. This loss is immeasurable for the industry & film lovers.Having choreographed more than 2000 songs she single handedly changed the landscape of how songs were shot. I had the pleasure of being Choerographed by her in Aladin. One tick off my bucketlist
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 3, 2020
I'm devastated by the loss of my friend and guru, Saroj Khan. Will always be grateful for her work in helping me reach my full potential in dance. The world has lost an amazingly talented person. I will miss you? My sincere condolences to the family. #RIPSarojji
— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) July 3, 2020
Saroj has choreographed more than 2,000 songs in her career. She won National Awards for Devdas, Jab We Met and the 2007 Tamil film Shringaram.
Her last choreographed song was Tabaah Hogaye, featuring Madhuri from Kalank.
It won't be wrong to say that we still haven't recovered from the death of Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and now we have lost another gem.
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