The year 2020 has been proved to be one of the worst times in a century. The diminish of great artists back to back make it darker for Bollywood. The country still couldn’t overcome the grief of sudden death of Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajpoot. Yet another one popped up in our timelines really soon. She had been with us since 1948 – 2020. Her presence in Bollywood made it the golden era in the field of dance and choreography. She was such a radiant and sensational personality that gave rise to many present Bollywood stars. She is behind that fame and attention which the audience gave to rocking Bollywood songs and dance moves. Bollywood wouldn’t be the same after the demise of such wonderful personalities in a straight stroke. She may not be with us now but will always be remembered for her outstanding work in the industry. Her forty years long life span of work add a unique essence to Bollywood. She will live through her memories in the heart of fans and admirers.
She started her journey at a very early age as a child artist the movie “ Nazrana” as Shyama onscreen. Sooner she started working as a background dancer. She started to learn dancing under the influence of B. Sohanlal, the famous director of various movies like ( name). Born as Nirmala Nagpal, she changed her name to Saroj Khan later and joined the field of Choreography permanently. She was famous as “masterji” among the colleagues. The industry is filled with her praises. She worked with many legendary artists like Sridevi, Madhuri to numerous newcomers like Jhanvi, Sara etc. She got fame from the iconic song “Hawa Hawai”. She has also been a judge in “Nach Baliye” and “Jhalak dikhla ja”. It’s been in knowledge that the signature step of Shah Rukh Khan in which he opens his arms slowly, was also given by her. Many celebrities have taken to Twitter to show their grief over the death of their favourite choreographer and also shared their stories of those days.
Saroj Khan fall in love with B. Sohanla at the sets somehow without knowing the reality. He was already married with a kid but preferred to keep it hidden. Saroj Khan gave birth to her first child without the status of official spouse. Then things got worse between them and they separated. Later, B. Sohanlal tried to soothe the tangles relationship ties with Saroj Khan after his cardiac attack. This time they managed to live peacefully and had two kids but he left her later. She raised three kids at her own. She was brave and had working. Recently she was admitted in a hospital is Mumbai due to breathing issues at 17th June. Her reports was found negative on Corona. Yet she left us at the age of 71 due to cardiac arrest. The news was confirmed by her daughter, Sukyna Khan.