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Indian Choreographers

Saroj Khan Profile, Age, weight, Circle of relatives, Husband, Wiki, Biography & Extra

Saroj Khan, name born Nirmala Nagpal; (November 22, 1948 – July 3, 2020) was a leading Indian dance choreographer in Hindi cinema. She was born in the state of Bombay (today Maharashtra), India. With a career spanning over forty years, she has choreographed more than 2,000 songs. She died on July 3, 2020 of sudden cardiac arrest.

]Khan began her career as a child artist at the age of three with the film Nazarana as a baby Shyama, and was a long-distance dancer in the late 1950s. She learned dance by working with the film choreographer B. Sohanlal, whom she married at the age of 13 when he was 43 and was already married with 4 children whom she did not know at the time of the marriage. After their separation,

Saroj Khan married businessman Sardar Roshan Khan in 1975. They were fortunate to have a daughter, Sukaina khan, known to run a dance institute in Dubai. Later, she moved on to choreography, first as an assistant choreographer and later, getting her break as an independent choreographer, with Geeta Mera Naam (1974). However, she had to wait many years to be acclaimed, which came with her work with Sridevi; Hawa Hawai in Mr India (1987), Nagina (1986) and Chandni (1989), and later with Madhuri Dixit, starting with the hit Ek Do Teen in Tezaab (1988), Tamma Tamma Loge in Thanedaar (1990) and Dhak Dhak Karne Laga in Beta (1992). Subsequently, she became one of the most successful choreographers in Bollywood.

In 2014, Khan again worked with Madhuri Dixit in Gulaab Gang. She was on the advisory board of Rishihood University.

In April 2018, Khan made statements defending the practice of couch casting, stating that the film industry provides people with jobs and “does not rape or abandon them.” Following an online backlash, she apologized for her comments.

Saroj Khan was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai on June 17, 2020, due to breathing difficulties, and died of a cardiac arrest at 1:52 am IST on July 3, 2020. She was 71 years old and leaves in mourning his son Hamid Khan and his daughter Sukaina Khan.

Saroj Khan Biodata and Biography


Saroj Khan

Real Name

Nirmala Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal


Moti Bachi



Date of Birth

22 November 1948


71 Years (as on death 2020)

Date of Death

3 July 2020 (Cardiac Arrest) 

Place of Death

Guru Nanak Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai

Profession / Occupation

Choreographers, Actress (Bollywood)

Mother Tongue






Zodiac Sign


Height / Weight

4′ 10” / 88kg

First Movie

Nazarana (1952)

First Debut Movie

Child Artist: Nazarana (1952)
Mausam (1975)
TV/As Judge:
Nach Baliye Season 1 (2005)

Money Factor

Not Known

Saroj Khan Family and Relatives


Kishanchand Sadhu Singh (Late)


Noni Sadhu Singh


1 Brother


3 Sisters

Marital Status



B. Sohanlal (Choreographer)  (m. 1961 – separated 1965)
Sardar Roshan Khan (Businessman)


Sukanya Khan, Heena Khan

Sons Raju Khan
Boy friends/ Affairs B. Sohanlal (Choreographer)
Sardar Roshan Khan (Businessman)

Saroj Khan Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters

148 cm

Height in Meters


Height in Feet Inches

4′ 10”



Body Measurement

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Breast Size

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Waist Size

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Hip Size

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Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour

Salt & Pepper

Saroj Khan Favorites

Favorite Colour

Red, Blue

Favorite Actor

Favorite Actress

Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi
Favorite Food Bhindi, Dal Fry, Butter Chicken
Hobbies Dancing, Swimming, Playing Badminton, Listening to Music
Favorite Choreographer Prabhu Deva
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known

Saroj Khan Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification



She did her schooling from Indore

College / University

She did her college from Indore


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Saroj Khan Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Home Town

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Present Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

House Address

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Phone No / Mobile No

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Email ID

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Saroj Khan Awards, Honours, Achievements

Civilian Awards

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National Honours

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National Film Awards

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Saroj Khan Social Media


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Wikipedia Saroj_Khan

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