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Choreographer Saroj Khan hospitalised

Saroj Khan, who was hospitalised on Saturday, is doing better now. The Bollywood choreographer has also tested negative for coronavirus.

Written by Priyanka Sharma | Mumbai | Updated: June 24, 2020 5:18:14 pm
Saroj Khan A relative said Saroj Khan will be discharged in a day or two.

Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, who was hospitalised due to breathlessness, is doing better now, filmmaker Kunal Kohli confirmed on Wednesday.

Saroj was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Mumbai on Saturday after she developed difficulty in breathing. The 71-year-old National Award-winner has tested negative for coronavirus, a family member on condition of anonymity told

“She was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra East for breathing issues. She is doing well now and will be discharged in a day or two. She doesn’t have COVID-19 symptoms. Her report has come out negative,” the relative said.

Kunal Kohli shared the update on Saroj Khan’s health on Twitter after speaking with her son. He tweeted, “Spoke to #RajuKhan just now. Son of #SarojKhan, He said Masterji is doing better & is recuperating. She was taken to the hospital as she felt breathless. No covid. She’s better now. He thanks everyone for their prayers & wishes. We hope & pray our beloved Masterji is home soon.”

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Saroj Khan, one of the most celebrated choreographers in India, has to her credit dance numbers like “Ek Do Teen”, “Hum Ko Aaj Kal Hai Intezaar”, “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga”, “Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai”, “Nimbooda” and “Dola Re Dola”.

Her last film outing was Karan Johar’s 2019 period drama Kalank. Khan choreographed the song “Tabaah Ho Gaye”, featuring Madhuri Dixit, with whom she has had a long-standing partnership.

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