Mumbai: Renowned choreographer Saroj Khan died of cardiac arrest early on Friday morning. She was 71.
The three-time National Award winner was not keeping well for some time.
She was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra on June 17 after she complained of breathing issues. She had tested negative for Covid-19.
According to the sources, Saroj Khan passed away due to cardiac arrest at around 2.30 am at the hospital.
Khan is survived by son Raju Khan and daughter Sukaina Khan. Her funeral was held on Friday morning at a cemetery in suburban Malad.
"We buried her at around 7 am. The prayer meeting will be held after three days," Sukaina said.
In a career spanning over four decades, Khan, who was known as Masterji, choreographed more than 2,000 songs.
Khan's best work was with actors Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit, the prominent dancing stars of the 80s and 90s.