Articles about Saroj Khan
Saroj Khan was a popular Indian dance choreographer born on November 22, 1948. She was best known for performing a dance form called 'Mujra' and is widely regarded as the first woman choreographer of Bollywood. After working as an assistant choreographer, Khan finally got her break as an independent choreographer with Sadhana Shivdasani's 'Geeta Mera Naam' (1974). Later, Khan received critical acclaim for her work in songs like 'Main Teri Dushman, Dushman Tu Mera' in 'Nagina' (1986), 'Hawa Hawai' from 'Mr. India' (1987), 'Mere Haathon Mein' in 'Chandni' (1989), and 'Dhak Dhak Karne Laga' from 'Beta' (1992), among others. Her career spanned over 40 years, and she choreographed dance routines for over 3,000 songs. She has served as a judge on the reality dance show 'Nach Baliye', which aired on STAR One in 2005. 'The Saroj Khan Story,' a documentary on her life directed by Nidhi Tuli, was released in 2012. Khan died on July 3, 2020, at 71 of a cardiac arrest.
29 Apr 2022Entertainment
International Dance Day is observed annually on April 29 to mark the birth anniversary of modern ballet creator Jean-Georges Noverre.
01 Apr 2022Entertainment
The Mumbai Police has filed a chargesheet against popular choreographer Ganesh Acharya for sexual harassment, stalking, and voyeurism.
11 Jan 2022Entertainment
Bollywood has produced many musical gems that need to be preserved.
07 Jan 2022Entertainment
After Saroj Khan, Bollywood is churning out a biopic on another legendary Kathak dancer.
06 Nov 2021Entertainment
So the makers of Sooryavanshi have finally dropped the recreated version of Tip Tip Barsa Pani, the iconic number from Mohra (1994).
13 Aug 2021Entertainment
Mr. India is iconic today, for many reasons.
15 May 2021Entertainment
'Dhak Dhak' girl Madhuri Dixit Nene who has ruled hearts for many decades, is celebrating her 54th birthday on May 15.
09 May 2021Entertainment
Recently, it was reported that a biopic on the life of late legendary choreographer Saroj Khan is in the works. A law firm has published a public notice in newspapers, announcing the same.
05 May 2021Entertainment
Bollywood has been churning out a lot of biopics lately, and looks like we might have another one in the coming months.
25 Nov 2020Entertainment
Legendary Bollywood choreographer, Saroj Khan, who was fondly known as the Mother of Dance, passed away earlier this year but her unforgettable charm lives on.
04 Nov 2020Entertainment
Actor Faraaz Khan has passed away at the age of 46.
03 Nov 2020Entertainment
Filmmaker and actor Ashish Kakkad, considered one of the most progressive artistes in the Gujarati film industry, has passed away at the age of 49.
03 Oct 2020Entertainment
Bengali actor Mishti Mukherjee has died, a statement from her representatives confirmed on Saturday.
12 Sep 2020Entertainment
In a terrible piece of news, popular playback singer Anuradha Paudwal's son, music producer Aditya Paudwal has passed away at the age of 35.
05 Sep 2020Entertainment
Veteran film producer and director Johnny Bakshi passed away on Saturday morning at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 83.
27 Jul 2020Entertainment
Bollywood action director Parvez Khan, best known for his work in Hindi movies such as Andhadhun and Badlapur, passed away on Monday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 55.
13 Jul 2020Entertainment
Just a day before she lost a hard-fought battle with cancer, actor/model Divya Chouksey penned a heartbreaking note on Instagram, telling fans and admirers she is short of time and wished for another life without suffering.
No prayer meet would be held for late legendary choreographer Saroj Khan due to the coronavirus situation, her family said in a statement.
There have been a few relationships in Bollywood as endearing as that of late legendary choreographer Saroj Khan and actor Madhuri Dixit.
One of Bollywood's finest choreographers, Saroj Khan, fondly called "Masterji," passed away on Friday, at the age of 71 due to a cardiac arrest.
Saroj Khan, who brought unforgettable grandeur and grace to some of the best-known Bollywood dance sequences, passed away on Friday at the age of 71, bringing an end to an era.
One of Bollywood's most loved choreographers, Saroj Khan, fondly addressed as Masterji by celebrities, passed away on Friday in Mumbai at the age of 71. She died due to cardiac arrest.
05 Feb 2020Entertainment
A second woman has leveled allegations of sexual harassment against choreographer Ganesh Acharya.
28 Jan 2020Entertainment
A 33-year-old woman has filed a police complaint against National Award-winning choreographer Ganesh Acharya, accusing him of traumatic abuse, allegedly depriving her of work, demanding commission and forcing her to watch "adult videos".
06 Apr 2019Entertainment
It hasn't been long when Saroj Khan claimed to be out of work, adding that new age directors and actors aren't interested in working with a veteran choreographer like her.
31 Mar 2019Entertainment
Days after Saroj Khan confessed that she is running out of work in Bollywood, superstar Salman Khan came out to help the veteran choreographer.
26 Jan 2019Entertainment
Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi was one of the most anticipated releases of the year.
30 Apr 2018Entertainment
Infamous for her over-the-top remarks, Rakhi Sawant has shared her opinion on the on-going casting couch debate.
26 Apr 2018Politics
Wading into the ongoing conversation on casting couch, actor and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha said it's prevalent in both politics and Bollywood.
25 Apr 2018Entertainment
Bollywood actress Radhika Apte and Marathi actress Usha Jadhav have opened up on the existence of casting couch in the film industry.
25 Apr 2018Entertainment
Saroj Khan has been on the receiving end ever since she justified the existence of casting couch in the film industry with a bizarre reasoning.
24 Apr 2018Politics
Hours after veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan stirred up a storm by defending casting couch in Indian film industry, Rajya Sabha member Renuka Chowdhury said sexual misconduct is rampant inside the Indian Parliament too, much like all other workplaces.
24 Apr 2018Entertainment
Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan has courted controversy with her comments on the practice of casting couch in the film industry.
24 Mar 2018Entertainment
The makers of 'Baaghi 2' have been receiving a lot of flak for recreating Madhuri Dixit's iconic 'Tezaab' number 'Ek Do Teen'.
22 Mar 2018Entertainment
Receiving severe backlash for reprising Madhuri Dixit's iconic number 'Ek Do Teen', Jacqueline Fernandez has now found support in her 'Race 3' co-star Salman Khan.