Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Farah Khan took to social media to mourn the death of veteran choreographer Saroj Khan, who passed away following a massive heart attack here on Friday morning.
Saroj Khan was 71 and had been admitted to a Bandra hospital for a fortnight for breathing and diabetes problems. She was suffering from multiple health issues, but had tested negative for COVID-19, and the end came around 1.30 am on Friday.
One of the most prominent choreographers in Hindi cinema, Saroj Khan, who was fondly called as 'Masterji' in the industry, has worked in over 2000 songs.
Her most famous collaborations were with Madhuri Dixit for Dhak dhak karne laga and Sridevi for Hawa hawai among many others.
Her recent work includes 'Tabaah ho gaye' in last year's Kalank, picturised on Madhuri.
Saroj Khan won her eighth Filmfare Best Choreography Award for Devdas, one of her best.
Apart from Dola re, here's a playlist of the best songs of Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan:
Hawa Hawai – Mr. India
Ek Do Teen – Tezaab
Barso Re – Guru
Radha Kaise Na Jale – Lagaan
Yeh Ishq Haaye – Jab We Met