Prominent Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan died early on Friday morning after she suffered a cardiac arrest at the age of 71. She breathed her last around 2.30 am on Friday and was laid to rest in a cemetery in Mumbai's Malad by her family at 7am.
The three-time National Award winner had choreographed some of India's most memorable tracks which include 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 last choreographed for Tabaah Hogaye, featuring Madhuri from filmmaker Karan Johar's production Kalank in 2019.
Not just Bollywood stars, but Tollywood celebs, including Allu Arjun, Kajal Aggarwal, Tamannaah Bhatia condoled the death of the choreographer.
Have a look at their tweets:
Very saddened to hear the passing of #SarojKhan or masterji as we call her fondly. A talented creator made dancing so effortless ,worked with her in Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai, in an iconic song, was amazed at how she worked on transforming the actors to her visuals🙏 RIP— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) July 3, 2020
Woke up to the heartbreaking news of the legendary choreographer #SarojKhan’s demise. Her iconic dance moves inspired me at a very young age. Rest in peace Saroj Ji 🙏🏼— Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) July 3, 2020
You are truly irreplaceable.
You will be terribly missed master ji!! Was really fortunate to have worked with this legend long back..Thank you for all the wonderful songs you choreographed! #RIPSarojKhan 💔 pic.twitter.com/z9uAQJOhX6— Priyamani Raj (@priyamani6) July 3, 2020