Ace Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, who was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital at Bandra, Mumbai on June 17, is dead. Saroj Khan, who was admitted with breathing complains died of cardiac arrest at 1.52 am early on Friday.
. The legendary choreographer had severe diabetes and related illness. She had tested negative for coronavirus. She was 72. Saroj Khan is survived by her husband B. Sohanlal, son Hamid Khan and daughters Hina Khan and Sukyna Khan.
Saroj Khan, who began working as a background dancer at the age of three, got her first break as an independent choreographer with Geeta Mera Naam in 1974. The three-time National Award winner has been credited with choreographing over 2000 songs, including iconic numbers such as Hawa Hawai from Mr India (1987), Ek Do Teen from Tezaab (1988), Dhak Dhak Karne Laga from Beta (1992) and Dola Re Dola from Devdas (2002).