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Saroj Khan made her debut at the age of three, become Bollywood's top choreographer from a child artist

Famous choreographer Saroj Khan died at the age of 71 due to cardiac arrest. She was ill for some time. He was admitted to a hospital in Bandra. He died on Friday after a prolonged illness. Saroj Khan stepped into the industry as a child artist at the age of just three. He then went on to go to Bollywood's famous choreographer. However, this path was not easy for him at all. Let's know about his journey.

Saroj Khan was born on 22 November 1948 in Mumbai. Few people know that Saroj Khan's real name is Nirmala Nagpal. Saroj's father's name is Kishanchand Saddhu Singh and his mother's name is Noni Saddhu Singh. Saroj Khan's family migrated to India from Pakistan after partition.

Saroj Khan started working in films as a child artist at the age of just three. Her first film was 'Nazrna' in which she played the role of a girl named Shyama. In the 50s, Saroj Khan started working as a background dancer. He trained with choreographer B. Sohanlal.

Saroj joined the film Geeta Mera Naam, released in 1974, as an independent choreographer, though her work was recognized much later. The songs of 'Mr. India,' Nagina ',' Chandni ',' Tezaab ',' Thanedar ', and' Son 'rocked and Saroj Khan was counted among Bollywood's big choreographers.

Saroj Khan worked with every big Bollywood actress. Legendary actresses like Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi considered her as their dance guru. If it is said that Saroj Khan had a big hand in the success of these actresses then nothing will go wrong. Saroj Khan choreographed over 2000 songs.

Saroj Khan took her first Master B. Was married to 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. Married Sohanlal. This was the second marriage of Sohanlal. They had four children from their first marriage. Saroj Khan's son Hamid (now known as Raju) was born in 1963 when he came to know about Sohanlal's married life. After the birth of the children, Sohanlal refused to give them his name. After this, the distance came between Saroj Khan and Sohanlal. Saroj also has a daughter, Kuku. Please tell that Saroj raised both children alone.

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