RIP Saroj Khan: The master choreographer has worked with a number of top stars including Kajol. The actress has written a sweet tribute for the lady.
It is one of the saddest and most devastating years for Bollywood. We have lost one talented artiste after another. Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan died last night at the Guru Nanak Hospital. Rich tributes are coming in for the lady from all over the country. Bollywood celebrities are also sharing her memories with her. From Madhuri Dixit to Sunny Leone, she has worked with many actresses over the years. Kajol has shared a picture with the late choreographer. The caption reads: RIP to the most talented coolest choreographer ever! She taught me sooooo much that I always used everywhere in so many other ways. When she danced it was like watching a whole book ! Everything that she wanted to say was there so clearly on her face and in her body language . Even later when she grew older whenever we met I could see that mischief and affection and sheer love for her work. Love u Sarojji and be at peace knowing that u are loved and will always be remembered. Also Read – RIP Saroj Khan: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s Komal and Madhvi open up on shooting with the legendary choreographer
Saroj Khan came to Mumbai after the partition of the country. Her original name is Nirmala Nagpal. She worked as a child artiste and then became an assistant to legendary dance master late B Sohanlal. They were also married for a few years. She was a background dancer in the song Hothon Main Aisi Baat. Her career started in the 1970s and reached its peak in the 1980s and 1990s. Saroj Khan was famous as a hard taskmaster. Also Read – RIP Saroj Khan: 14 unknown facts about the ace choreographer
Kajol worked with Saroj Khan in the film, Baazigar. Her debut also marked the start of their collaboration. Saroj Khan is also responsible for Shah Rukh Khan’s now iconic arms spread pose. It was first seen in the song, Baazigar O Baazigar. He had revealed how she had once slapped him when he had complained of being too busy.