Legendary Choreographer Saroj Khan Passes away due to cardiac arrest.
Saroj Khan,was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on June 20 after she complained of breathing issues, passed away today. The last rites of Saroj Khan will be performed at Malvani in Malad, Mumbai today.
The Legendary choreographer Saroj Khan passed away today due to cardiac arrest. Saroj Khan was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on June 20. The last rites of Saroj Khan will be performed at Malvani in Malad, Mumbai today.
She died due to a cardiac arrest in the ICU of Guru Nanak Hospital where she was admitted on June 20 after she complained of breathing issues. In a career spanning over four decades, Khan was credited with choreographing more than 2,000 songs.
Saroj Khan is survived by three children namely - Hamid Khan, Hina Khan and Sukanya Khan. Born as Nirmala Nagpal, Saroj Khan began her career by playing the young Shyama onscreen in Nazarana. She soon became a background dancer under the mentorship of dance director B Sohanlal. She married film choreographer B Sohanlal in 1962 at the age of 13 while he was 41, already a married man with four children. At the age of 14, Saroj had her first child with Sohanlal.
Saroj Khan is three time National award winner and given some memorable dance numbers such as EK Do Teen, Dola Re Dola, Dhak Dhak and Choli Ke Peeche.