Saroj Khan (Choreographer) Age, Death, Husbands, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Religion: Islam
Age: 71 Years
Death Date: 03/07/2020

Saroj Khan

Real NameNirmala Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal
NicknameMoti Bachi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 148 cm
in meters- 1.48 m
in Feet Inches- 4’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 88 kg
in Pounds- 194 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth22 November 1948 (Monday)
BirthplaceBombay, Bombay State, Dominion of India (Present day: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)
Date of Death3 July 2020 (Friday)
Place of DeathGuru Nanak Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai
Age (at the time of death)71 Years
Death CauseCardiac Arrest [1]The Hindu
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
SignatureSaroj Khan Signature
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
DebutFilm/As Child Artist: Nazarana (1952)
Film/As Choreographer: Mausam (1975)
TV/As Judge: Nach Baliye Season 1 (2005)
FamilyFather- Late Kishanchand Sadhu Singh
Mother- Noni Sadhu Singh
Brother- 1
Sisters- 3
Favourite Things
ActorAnil Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan
ActressMadhuri Dixit, Sridevi
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Affairs/BoyfriendsB. Sohanlal (Choreographer)
Sardar Roshan Khan (Businessman)
Spouse(s)B. Sohanlal (Choreographer)
Sardar Roshan Khan
ChildrenSon- Raju KhanRaju Khan
Daughter- Sukanya Khan, Heena Khan

Saroj Khan

 Some Lesser Known Facts About Saroj Khan

  • Nirmala Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal, famous as Saroj Khan was one of the well-known choreographers in the Hindi cinema.
  •  She was born to Kishanchand Sadhu Singh and Noni Sadhu Singh in Pakistan, later her parents, along with their five children, moved to India after India- Pakistan partition.
  • She started her career as a child artist (Shyama) at age three with the film Nazarana.
  • She also worked as a background dancer in the 1950’s.Saroj Khan as a Background DancerSaroj Khan as a Background Dancer
  • She had choreographed more than 2000 songs in her career.
  • She learned to dance by assisting the film choreographer B. Sohanlal.
  • She married B. Sohanlal at the age of thirteen, who was 41-year-old then and was a father of four children.
  • She was born in a Hindu family, but she embraced Islam just before her first marriage.
  • She later got separated from her husband B. Sohanlal and married a Pathan, Sardar Roshan Khan.
  • She debuted as an independent choreographer with Geeta Mera Naam (1974).
  • She had to wait for long to garner the desired fame, which came with her work with Sri Devi, Hawa Hawai in Mr. India (1987), Nagina (1986) and Chandni (1989) and later with Madhuri Dixit, starting with the hit Ek Do Teen in Tezaab (1988), Tamma Tamma Loge in Thanedaar (1990) and Dhak Dhak Karne Laga in Beta (1992).
  • She judged the first and the second season of a dance reality show Nach Baliye in 2005, which was aired on STAR One along with two other judges.
  • She also judged the show, Ustaadon ka Ustaad & Boogie Woogie in 2008, aired on Sony TV.
  • In 2008, she appeared in the show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan, which was aired on NDTV Imagine.

  • In 2012, a documentary was produced & released by PSBT and Films Division of India –The Saroj Khan Story, and directed by Nidhi Tuli.
  • Her last choreographed song was “Tabaah Hogaye,” featuring Madhuri Dixit from filmmaker Karan Johar’s production Kalank (2019).

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