The year 2020 was undoubtedly the most heartbreaking one for the bollywood industry as it had lost many of its shining stars.
Amid this was the National Award winning choreographer Saroj Khan’s sudden demise due to a cardiac arrest at the age of 71 on July 3 last year which came as a massive shock for everyone.
T-Series headman Bhushan Kumar has announced a biopic on Saroj Khan on her first death anniversary.
The film will present stories of her struggle and success of Khan. She was widely acknowledged as India's first female choreographer.
Bhushan Kumar took to social media and said that Saroj ji`s journey that started as early as a three-year-old was met with a lot of ups and downs. And, the successes and respect she gained from the industry has to be brought to life.
He further said, "I remember visiting film sets with my father and seeing her bring life to songs with her choreography. Her dedication towards the art was commendable. I am glad Sukaina and Raju agreed to let us make this biopic of her mother".
Late choreographer’s children Raju Khan and Sukaina shared an emotional moment on the announcement of biopic on her first death anniversary. They said that their mother was loved and respected by the entire industry.
And, they hope that Bhushan Kumar will able to tell the world about her story, her love for children, her passion for dancing, and her fondness for her actors and respect towards her profession with this biopic.
Saroj Khan choreographed around 3500 songs in her career span and is a three-time National Award winner. She started choreographing with the film, Geeta Mera Naam in 1974.
Among her major assignments is choreographing for Aishwarya Rai in "Taal" in 1999 and "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" in 1999. Her last assignments include choreographing Kangana Ranaut in "Manikarnika" and direct Madhuri`s moves in the "Kalank" in 2019.