Bollywood's famous choreographer Saroj Khan is no more with us today. He died late at night. He died of cardiac arrest late at 1.52 pm. A few days ago his corona test was also done which came negative. Saroj Khan was 72 years old. He taught dance to many Bollywood actors including Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi.
Saroj's father's name was Kishanchand Saddhu Singh and his mother's name was Noni Saddhu Singh. Saroj Khan's family migrated to India from Pakistan after partition. Very few people know that Saroj Khan Saroj Khan's real name is Nirmala Nagpal. Yes, Nirmala is his real name. Saroj started working in films as a child artiste at just 3 years old. Her first film was Nazrna in which she played the role of a girl named Shyama.
Saroj started working as a background dancer in the 50s. He trained with choreographer B. Sohanlal B. Sohanlal. Saroj joined the film Geeta Mera Naam, released in 1974, as an independent choreographer, though her work was recognized much later. Saroj Khan has choreographed over 2000 songs.
Saroj Khan Saroj Khan was also in the news due to her personal life. He did Master B. Sohanlal was married to B. Sohanlal. Both had a gap of 30 years. Saroj was 13 years old at the time of marriage. He accepted the religion of Islam and he was 43 years old. Was married to Sohanlal. This was the second marriage of Sohanlal B. Sohanlal. Saroj Khan had told in an interview that 'I used to study in school those days, then one day my dance master Sohanlal tied a black thread around my neck and I got married to him.
Isroz Khan Saroj Khan had told in an interview that 'I had converted to Islam on my own free will. At that time many people asked me if there was any pressure on me but it was not so. I get inspired by the religion of Islam. ' Sohanlal did not mention his first marriage while marrying Saroj. Saroj Khan's son Raju Khan was born in 1963 when he was told about Sohanlal's married life.
Saroj gave birth to a second child in 1965 but died 8 months later. After the birth of the children, Sohanlal refused to give them his name. After this, distances came between the two. Saroj has raised it alone.