New Delhi: Ace Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan died of cardiac arrest in the wee hours of Friday at July 3, 2020. She was admitted to Guru Nanak hospital on June 20 after complaining of chest pain. The veteran choreographer was 71.
Saroj Khan, who was lovingly called 'Masterji' and 'Mother of choreography' in Bollywood worked in over 200 films in her illustrious career spanning four decades.
Her last Instagram post was on June 14, 2020, when actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide. In her long post, Saroj Khan beautifully wrote how she had never worked with him yet always liked him and wished he had spoken to some elder about his troubles.
Read it here:
I had never worked with you @sushantsinghrajput but we have meet many times. What went wrong in your LIFE?I'm shocked that you took such a drastic step in your LIFE. You could have spoken to an Elder which could have helped YOU and would have kept us Happy looking at YOU. God bless your soul and I don't know what your Father and Sister's are going through. Condolences and Strength to them to go through this Time. I Loved you in all your Movies and will always Love you. R.I.P
Saroj Khan's last movie as a choreographer was Karan Johar's 2019 release 'Kalank'.
She choreographed Madhuri Dixit Nene in the song 'Tabaah Ho Gaye'.
May her soul rest in peace!