Bollywood Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai

July 3, 2020: Bollywood Choreographer Saroj Khan, fondly known as Masterji, has passed away due to cardiac arrest on Friday morning. She was 71.

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Bollywood Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away

July 3, 2020: Bollywood Choreographer Saroj Khan, fondly known as Masterji, has passed away due to cardiac arrest on Friday morning. She was 71.

She died in the ICU of Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai. She was survived by her husband B Sohanlal and three kids, 2 daughters and a son.Her last rites will be performed at Malvani in Malad later in the day.

Earlier, on June 20, Khan was rushed to Guru Nanak Hospital after she complained of breathing problems. She was later discharged after she was kept under observation and was doing fine. She also tested negative for Covid-19 when she was admitted to the hospital.

In a career spanning over four decades, Khan is credited with choreographing more than 2,000 songs. Khan shot to fame in the late eighties, choreographing Sridevi superhits such as Main Naagin Tu Sapera (Nagina) and Hawaa Hawaai (Mr India).

The three-time National Award winner has choreographed for some of the most memorable tracks, including 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. 

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