Friday, July 03, 2020 14:10 IST
A brilliant Indian Dance Choreographer, Saroj Khan who didn't only make her name in the field of dance and choreography in the Indian film and entertainment industry but also earned great respect and was revered among all the people with whom she worked. Her moves, her expressions, and the way she taught dance cannot be forgotten even after her unfortunate demise at the age of 71 today.
Saroj Khan: Life & Family
You'll be surprised by knowing that Saroj first got married at the age of 13 with a 41-years old man named Sohanlal who already had 4 children. She had her first child at the age of 14 but later they got separated as he left her and their kids. After that, she got married to a businessman Sardar Roshan Khan with whom she was blessed with daughter Sukaina Khan.
Saroj Khan: Career & Awards
This dazzling star's career was started at a very early age when she worked as a child artist at the age of 3, in the movie Nazarana and after that this ideal dancer initiated her career as a background dancer.
She got hype in her vocation from the film Nagina's song "Main Nagin Tu Sapera" with the iconic dance moves of Sridevi. And then in 1986, she again choreographed Sridevi in her popular song "Hawaa Hawaai" from the movie 'Mr. India' and then the bar of her success in this dancing field never went off.
She won eight Filmfare Best Choreographer awards for the songs of movies like 'Guru', 'Devdas', 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam', 'Khalnayak', 'Beta', 'Sailaab','Chaalbaaz' and 'Tezaab', along with one American Choreography award for the movie 'Lagaan' and Nandi award.
Saroj Khan was the one who worked with almost all the actors in Bollywood and she choreographed more than 2000 songs in her whole life.
Saroj Khan: Illness and Death
Saroj Khan was in her early 70's and was already facing several health issues related to diabetes and also had AIDS. But on 3rd July at 1:52 am IST, after battling with the cardiac arrest, she died in Guru Nanak Hospital at Bandra, Mumbai.