Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan died this morning in Mumbai after she suffered a cardiac arrest. She was 71.
The three-time National Award winner was being handled within the Guru Nanak Hospital since June 20 after she complained of respiration points. The necessary Covid-19 check finished on the hospital confirmed a destructive consequence.
“She passed away due to cardiac arrest at around 2.30 am at the hospital,” Saroj Khan’s nephew Manish Jagwani advised information company PTI.
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar remembered her as a genius choreographer who entertained all together with her iconic work.
“Saroj Khan was a genius Choreographer, who impressed & entertained all with her iconic work. Shocked to know about her demise. A big loss to the film industry. Condolences to her family, friends & fans. Om Shanti,” Mr Javadekar tweeted.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was one of many first politicians to pay condelences to the the famend choreographer.
“My heartfelt tribute to Saroj Khan, the renowned choreographer who was paer of 2,000+ evergreen songs. I share the grief of his family, colleagues in the film world and all the fans,” he tweeted.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh in his condolense message stated Saroj Khan institutionalised choreography in Indian Cinema.
– Dr Jitendra Singh (@DrJitendraSingh) July 3, 2020
Akali Dal chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa additionally condoled the dying of the ace choreographer.
Another loss for Indian Film Industry: Ace Choreographer Saroj Khan Ji passes away ????????
In a profession spanning greater than 4 many years, she choreographed greater than 2000 songs. May Waheguru grant everlasting peace to her soul pic.twitter.com/DTP1wRtIza
– Manjinder Singh Sirsa (@mssirsa) July 3, 2020
Superstar Akshay Kumar tweeted:
Woke as much as the unhappy information that legendary choreographer #SarojKhan ji isn’t any extra. She made dance look simple virtually like anyone can dance, an enormous loss for the business. May her soul relaxation in peace
– Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 3, 2020
Director and choreographer Remo D’Souza stated the dying of Saroj Khan was a giant loss to bop fraternity.
– Remo D’souza (@remodsouza) July 3, 2020
The final rites of Saroj Khan might be peformed at Malvani in Malad, Mumbai, information company ANI reported.
In a profession spanning over 4 many years, Khan is credited with choreographing greater than 2,000 songs, together with “Dola Re Dola” from Sanjay Leela Bhansali”s “Devdas”, “Ek Do Teen” from Madhuri Dixit-starrer “Tezaab” and “Ye Ishq Haaye” from “Jab We Met” in 2007.
She final choreographed for “Tabaah Hogaye”, that includes Madhuri from filmmaker Karan Johar”s manufacturing “Kalank” in 2019.