Saroj Khan: Bollywood Celebs Mourn Demise of Veteran Choreographer

Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Farah Khan took to social media to mourn the death of veteran choreographer Saroj Khan

Shivani Arora
Published on: 3 July 2020 6:27 AM GMT
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Another tragedy struck Bollywood today as veteran choreographer Saroj Khan passed away from cardiac arrest at around 2:30 am. She was 71.

The three-time National Award winner was not keeping well for some time. She was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra on June 20 after she complained of breathing issues. She was suffering from multiple health issues, but had tested negative for COVID-19.

Bollywood Celebs Mourn the Demise:

Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Farah Khan took to social media to mourn the death of veteran choreographer Saroj Khan, who passed away following a massive heart attack in Mumbai on Friday morning.

Here's what the celebrities have written:

Amitabh Bachchan: T 3582 - Prayers .. haath jude hai, mann ashant.

https://twitter.com/SrBachchan/status/1278898456828841985

Akshay Kumar:

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

https://twitter.com/akshaykumar/status/1278877979842457601

Kunal Kohli:

Hindi cinema has lost its adaa #Saroj Khan.

Farah Khan:

Rest in peace Sarojji.. u were an inspiration to many, myself included. Thank you for the songs #SarojKhan

Genelia Deshmukh:

RIP Saroji ... I thank God I got a chance to be choreographed by you.. Prayers and Strength to the Family. #SarojKhan

Riteish Deshmukh:

Rest in Peace Saroj Khan ji. This loss is immeasurable for the industry and film lovers.Having choreographed more than 2000 songs she single handedly changed the landscape of how songs were shot. I had the pleasure of being Choerographed by her in Aladin. One tick off my bucketlist

https://twitter.com/Riteishd/status/1278880979487125504

Madhur Bhandarkar: Woke up to the news that Saroj Khan is no more with us, Most talented trend setter choreographer of Film industry, My condolences to her family members & admirers. We will miss you. #RIP

Sayani Gupta: You will live on Saroj Khan. Only a regret will remain.. for not having had a chance to dance with you. Thank you for the adaah #SarojKhan.

Anubhav Sinha: Kya masterji? What a loss... a legend, a star and era Sarojji. This is such a ridiculous year. #SarojKhan. '

Rakulpreet Singh:

2020 please don't give any more bad news . So sad to hear about #SarojKhan ma'am . Always dreamt of doing atleast one song Choreographed by her. Your grace and contribution to indian cinema shall always be remembered. May your soul RIP. Strength to the family

https://twitter.com/Rakulpreet/status/1278888893354348545

Saroj Khan:

One of the most prominent choreographers in Hindi cinema, Saroj Khan, who was fondly called as "Masterji" in the industry, has worked in over 2000 songs. Her most famous collaborations were with Madhuri Dixit for ("Dhak dhak karne laga") and Sridevi ("Hawa hawai") among many others.

Her recent work includes "Tabaah ho gaye" in last year's "Kalank", picturised on Madhuri.

READ ALSO: Saroj Khan Demise: Madhuri Dixit Devastated by the Loss

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Shivani Arora

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