Legendary choreographer Saroj Khan passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was admitted to the hospital on June 20 after complaining of breathing issues. She was 72.
Her burial took place in Mumbai. Son Raju Khan, who is also a choreographer, performed the last rites. The body of Saroj Khan was taken to the cemetery in Malad in the morning.
A prayer meet in memory of Saroj Khan will be held next week, informed her daughter Sukaina. She told PTI, “We buried her at around 7 am. The prayer meeting will be held after three days.”
Saroj Khan cremated at Malad cemetery
Saroj is survived by her husband B Sohanlal, son Hamid Khan and daughters Hina Khan and Sukyna Khan.
In a career spanning over four decades, Khan, who was known as Masterji, choreographed more than 2,000 songs.
On the professional front, Saroj Khan last choreographed a song in Kangana Ranaut starrer ‘Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi’ and Karan Johar’s ‘Kalank’ in 2019.
May her soul rest in peace!