Tuesday, Aug 11 2020 | Time 06:26 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Trump abruptly leaves coronavirus briefing after shooting near White House
  • Covid-19 cases in Nashik breach 20K
  • Covid-19 cases in Thane cross 99K
  • Minister Shinde condemns TV journalist for referring Maha CM by his first name
  • US conducts trial of medicine for short-term prevention of COVID-19
  • Belarus opposition disputes Lukashenko landslide win
  • US to auction 100 MHz of 5G by December 2021
  • Covid-19 cases surpass 11K in Kolhapur
  • Centre’s interlocutor RN Ravi likely to resume Naga peace talk in Delhi on Tuesday
  • Take 300 swabs daily: Nandurbar collector
  • Chhattisgarh registers 477 fresh COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths
States » West


Ace choreographer Saroj khan dies of cardiac arrest

Ace choreographer Saroj khan dies of cardiac arrest

Mumbai, Jul 3(UNI) Ace Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan died of a cardiac arrest early on Friday, sources in the film trade said.

She was 71.

Saroj Khan is survived by her husband, son and two daughters.

She was admitted to Mumbai’s Guru Nanak Hospital last month after she complained of trouble in breathing.

She died due to cardiac arrest at 0152 hrs.

An ace choreographer in Bollywood, Saroj Khan directed over 2000 songs in her career.

She is best known in Bollywood for her collaborations with actors Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi.

Saroj Khan had been admitted to the hospital on June 17 after she complained of breathing difficulties.

She had tested negative for Covid-19.

Bollywood actor Akshay Mumar expressed his condolences on the death of Saroj Khan.

'Woke up to the sad news that legendary choreographer Saroj Khan ji is no more. She made dance look easy almost like anybody can dance, a huge loss for the industry. May her soul rest in peace,'Akshay said.

Born in 1948, Saroj Khan started her career as a child artiste at the age of three.

Graduating to a back-up dancer in the 1950s, she worked with choreographer B Sohanlal.

She started working as a choreographer with Geeta Mera Naam (1974), but it was while working with Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit in the 80s and 90s that her career touched new heights.

Mr India (1987), Nagina (1986), Chandni (1989), Tezaab (1988), and Thanedaar (1990) had some of the memorable songs choreographed by her. She collaborated with Madhuri again in Kalank (2018)

Her signature moves in Hawa Hawai, Chandni, Tama Tamma, Ek Do Teen, Dola Re Dola and Dhak Dhak Karne Laga were remembered to this day.

She also worked on TV as a reality show judge between 2005-2010.

UNI AR/SP JTS 0840

More News

Covid-19 cases in Thane cross 99K

11 Aug 2020 | 3:07 AM

Thane, Aug 10 (UNI) With addition of 964 fresh corona positive cases here in a single day on Monday, the district's tally surged to 99,131, an official of the district collectorate said here.

see more..

Minister Shinde condemns TV journalist for referring Maha CM by his first name

11 Aug 2020 | 2:43 AM

Thane, Aug 10 (UNI) Maharashtra and District Guardian Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday condemned a journalist in the channel media (Arnab Goswami) for allegedly referring Shiv Sena chief and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray by his first name.

see more..

Covid-19 cases surpass 11K in Kolhapur

11 Aug 2020 | 12:33 AM

Kolhapur, Aug 10 (UNI) As many as 622 fresh corona positive patients and 20 deaths were reported here in a single day on Monday, taking the district's tally and the death toll of such cases to 11,061 and 302, respectively.

see more..

Take 300 swabs daily: Nandurbar collector

11 Aug 2020 | 12:19 AM

Nandurbar, Aug 10 (UNI) The health system should try to take at least 300 swabs samples daily to break the coronary link in a short period of time and take necessary measures to control the death rate, said District Collector Dr. Rajendra Bharud.

see more..

Maha: 2 hardcore Naxals surrender before police in Gadchiroli

10 Aug 2020 | 11:39 PM

Nagpur, August 10 (UNI) Two hardcore Naxals, collectively carrying a reward of Rs 9 lakh on their heads, on Monday surrendered in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, Gadchiroli police said in a statement here.

see more..
image