It seems like 2020 is really unlucky for Bollywood. After the tragic deaths of Irfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, and Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood lost another gem. The famous choreographer Saroj Khan took her last breath at Guru Nanak Hospital today. She was in her 70s and died due to a cardiac arrest. Mrs Khan was suffering from asthmatic troubles and was admitted to a Mumbai hospital on 20th June.
The health practitioners scheduled a test for COVID-19, which showed negative results. As per the statement of her nephew Manish Jagwani, the choreographer was slowly recovering. In fact, she was to discharge soon. But, fate worked differently. The sudden cardiac attack ended her life at about 2.30 am.
The Reaction of other Bollywood Stars on her Death
After hearing the death news of Saroj Khan, the whole Bollywood is in trauma. The lady was the favourite of all the stars. They lovingly named her ‘Masterji’. Akshay Kumar, Kunal Kohli, and other B-stars have tweeted showing their love for her and deep condolences for her family. Kunal Kohli on his tweet wrote recalling his sweet memories of the music videos and films they worked on. He even stated that he would always pursue her guidance and teachings.
Achievements of Saroj Khan
With the demise of such amazing talent, Bollywood is going to suffer from a tremendous loss. The choreographer directed iconic performances, which still now receive the same regards. The spectators enjoy her long back choreographed performances Dola Re Dola from Devdas. For it, Mrs Khan won the National Award. Apart from it, the evergreen songs like Yeh Ishq Haaye from Jab We Met, Sringaram songs, etc are her compositions.
Her achievements are countless. No matter how much we praise the lady, words will appear to be short. Saroj Khan even won Filmfare awards for Guru, Devdas, Khalnayak, Beta, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Tezaab, and Salib. In her career span, Saroj Khan composed over 2000 songs.
Each and every Bollywood star shares a deep affection with her. In the past interviews, the celebrities revealed that the way she taught the steps, very few choreographers could match her level. This is why her death brought huge sorrow to the entire B Town. Even after her death, she possesses the tag of ‘The Mother of Choreography in India’.