Mumbai: Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan has died at Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai since 20 June. Saroj Khan, suffering from a respiratory complaint, died of cardiac arrest at 1.52 am on Friday. The great choreographer Saroj Khan had severe diabetes and related illness. She was 71 years old. Now in the family of Saroj Khan, her husband B.C. Sohanlal, son Hamid Khan and daughters Hina Khan and Sukna Khan are left.
Saroj Khan was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai after complaining of respiratory problems. His daughter Sukna Khan stated that her mother did not have a Covid-19. Her reports were found negative in the Covid-19 test. His body will be handed over at Malwani cemetery in Malad on Friday.
In a career spanning over four decades, Saroj Khan choreographed over 2000 songs. Saroj Khan, who started working as a background dancer at the age of three, got her first break as an independent choreographer in 1974 with Geeta Mera Naam. The three-time National Award winner has been credited with choreographing 2000 songs, including iconic numbers. Such as Hawa Hawaii (1987) from Mr. India, Tezaab Ek Ek Do Teen (1988), Betta Se Dhak Dhak Dhake (1992), and Dola Re Dola from Devdas (2002).