Back on June 20, Khan was admitted to the hospital with breathing complaints. She was initially feared to have contracted coronavirus but was cleared after testing negative for the deadly disease. Saroj Khan died at a Mumbai hospital on Friday after suffering a cardiac arrest. The Bollywood choreographer was laid to rest at the Malad cemetery.
Legendary Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away on Friday after suffering a cardiac arrest at Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai. She was 71. According to reports, she had severe diabetes and other age-related ailments.
The iconic choregrapher took her last breath at 1.52 am on Friday at the Bandra hospital. Khan is survived by her husband B Sohanlal, son Hamid Khan and daughters Hina Khan and Sukina Khan. Fondly called ‘Masterji’ by stars whom she choreographed, Saroj directed over 2000 songs in her long and storied career.
Her most famous collaborations were with actors Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi. Tributes poured in for the ace choreographer. Akshay Kumar wrote on Friday, “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.”