is the latest Bollywood celebrity to have passed away during the Coronavirus lockdown. Khan passed away on Thursday night due to a cardiac arrest. She was admitted to the Guru Nanak Hospital in Mumbai and was suffering from various other health issues.
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
shared a throwback picture with Saroj Khan on Instagram. In the picture, Saroj Khan is seen training Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for a song sequence. The picture is from 1999 and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is seen practicing for a song in Taal. Aishwarya also wrote an emotional tribute to her dance teacher. She said, "ALL my Love Always too, Saroj Ji. May your Soul Rest in Peace. Much respected, admired, and adored as our Dance Guru in our Film Industry...truly a Legend...Such a privilege to have had so many memorable experiences dancing under your guidance...THANK YOU for All your Duas and Blessings always... and so much LOVE You will truly be missed. Prayers and much Strength to all your family."
also paid his respect to the late dance choreographer. He wrote, "The first song I ever performed to in films was under her tutelage and choreography. She taught me so much. Will miss you Saroj ji. RIP."
also took to Twitter to pay a heartfelt tribute to Saroj Khan. He wrote, "Prayers .. haath judien hain, mann ashant.”
Saroj Khan directed Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in famous dance numbers like "Nimbooda" ("Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam"), "Dola re dola" ("Devdas"), "Ramta jogi" ("Taal"), "Barso re" ("Guru") among others.