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Madhuri Dixit: Saroj Khan taught me not just dance but so much more

The last song that Saroj Khan choreographed was for Madhuri Dixit. The two worked together on Kalank's song "Tabah ho Gaye".

Written by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Updated: July 4, 2020 8:36:23 am
madhuri dixit, saroj khan Madhuri Dixit credits Saroj Khan for her knowledge of Bollywood dancing. (Photo: Madhuri Dixit/Instagram)

Bollywood’s renowned choreographer Saroj Khan passed away on Friday after suffering a cardiac arrest. The choreographer’s moves boosted the career of many actors in the Hindi film industry. And, one such actor is Madhuri Dixit.

Dixit who credits Khan for her knowledge of Bollywood dancing is ‘devastated’ and is at the loss of words after hearing news of the choreographer’s demise.

Madhuri Dixit took to Twitter to pay her tribute to her friend and guru. She wrote, “I’m devastated by the loss of my friend and guru, Saroj Khan. Will always be grateful for her work in helping me reach my full potential in dance. The world has lost an amazingly talented person. I will miss you💔 My sincere condolences to the family. #RIPSarojji”

Saroj Khan (1948-2020): A pictorial tribute to the legendary choreographer

Later, the ‘Dhak Dhak’ girl of Bollywood took to Instagram to share a few photos of herself and the late choreographer. In the caption, she mentioned how Saroj Khan taught her a lot beyond dance. “Saroj ji was part of my journey since the beginning. She taught me a lot, not just about dance but so much more. There’s a rush of memories in my head thinking of this big personal loss.”

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The last song that Saroj Khan choreographed was also for Madhuri. The two worked together on Kalank’s song “Tabah ho Gaye”. Earlier, they had a successful collaboration on songs like “Dhak Dhak”, “Chane Ke Khet Mein”, “Ek Do Teen”, “Tamma Tamma”, “Dola Re Dola” and more.

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