Saroj Khan, veteran choreographer passed away today in the wee hours of the morning. She was 71 years old and was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Mumbai on June 20 after complaining of breathing issues. She succumbed to cardiac arrest today.
Nidhi Tuli’s 2012 documentary The Saroj Khan Story is a treat for fans who wants to know more about the revered choreographer’s exemplary achievements and life. The 57-minute film takes a look at Saroj’s early days in Mumbai as a junior dancer and dance assistant to choreographer B Sohanlal whom she later married.
The documentary also showcases her rise in Bollywood as an independent choreographer and her extensive work with Madhuri Dixit.
The documentary by Tuli features interviews with Vyjanthimala, Subhash Ghai, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sharad Ramanathan and Madhuri.