She died from a cardiac arrest at Guru Nanak Hospital in Mumbai on
Friday, July 3, Narendra Sharma, one of her doctors, told CNN after she was diseased
Khan had twice been tested for Covid-19 but both tests were negative, Sharma added.
Khan had been suffering from diabetes and was undergoing dialysis,
Sharma said, adding that she was battling an infection, which eventually
led to cardiac arrest.
Saroj Khan is credited with choreographing more than 2,000 songs,
including “Dola Re Dola” from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Devdas”, “Ek Do
Teen” from Madhuri Dixit-starrer “Tezaab” and “Ye Ishq Haaye” from “Jab
We Met” in 2007.
She was also a mentor to some of Bollywood’s famous stars, having
worked alongside late performer Sridevi in several titles, including
“Mr. India,” ” Chandni” and “Lamhe,” and Bollywood veteran Madhuri
Several stars have taken to social media to pay tribute to Khan.