Today morning, the nation woke up to the sad news of the demise of Saroj Khan as the legendary choreographer passed away into the wee hours of the morning after suffering a cardiac arrest. Post the news of Saroj Khan’s demise, netizens took to Twitter to mourn the choreographer’s loss and Bollywood stars, too, penned heart-warming notes remembering the ace choreographer. From Remo D’Souza, Manoj Bajpayee, Aahana Kumra to others, a host of celebs mourned the loss of Saroj Khan and into the latest, we have Akshay Kumar who took to Twitter to pen a heart-warming note remembering her.
Akshay Kumar recalled how Saroj Khan made dance look easy as he wrote, “Woke up to the sad news that legendary choreographer #SarojKhan ji is the no more. She made dance look easy almost like anybody can dance, a huge loss for the industry. May her soul rest into peace.” As per reports, Saroj Khan was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital at Bandra, Mumbai on June 20, after she complained of breathing issues and on July 3, 2020, she died of cardiac arrest at 1.52 am. As per a report into ANI, the last rites of Saroj Khan will be performed at Malvani into Malad, Mumbai today.
While Saroj Khan started her career into Bollywood as a star child, later, she went on to become a background dancer and finally, a legendary choreographer. While Saroj Khan got her first break as a choreographer with Geeta Mera Naam into 1974, her last choreographed song was for Abhishek Varman’s Kalank into which Saroj Khan choreographed Madhuri Dixit into – Tabaah Ho Gaye.
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 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 3, 2020