Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away
National Award winning choreographer Saroj Khan has passed away on the wee hours of Friday morning. The death was confirmed by Saroj Khan’s daughter Sukaina Khan.
Saroj Khan’s original name is Nirmala Nagpal and she started her career in Bollywood in the year 1974 with the film ‘Geetha Mera Naam.’ In a span of forty years, Saroj has choreographed many blockbusters and most of them with Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi.
The popular films include Baazigar, Mohra, Darr, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Taal, Veer-Zaara, Pardes, Soldier, Don, Saawariya, Lagaan, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Manikarnika among more.
On June 17th Saroj complained of breathing difficulty and was immediately rushed to a private hospital in Mumbai. This morning she suffered a cardiac arrested. The last rites will be performed today.