About Saroj Khan

Birth Name: Nirmala Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal (Saroj Khan)

Saroj Khan was the one who bring a change in choreography to Indian Cinema. She has choreographed lot of songs with the Bollywood Diva Madhuri Dixit.

Date of Birth: 22 November 1948

Biography:

Saroj Khan was born as Nirmala Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal. Her parents are Kishanchand Sadhu Singh and Noni who moved to India from Pakistan during the Partition. Saroj was a kid when she first acted in a movie, Tarana.

Saroj shot to fame with the venomous dance moves she choreographed for Main Tere Dushman from Nagina. This was followed, in quick succession, by Mr. India’s Ek Do Teen and Beta’s Dhak Dhak. She has worked regularly with Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit who are two of the best dancers Bollywood has ever seen.

Other movies for which she did the choreography were Darr (1993), Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Lagaan (2001), Devdas (2002) and more recently Namastey London (2007) and Delhi 6 (2009).

Saroj Khan is seen judging television dance shows like Nach Baliye, Boogie Woogie, Ustaadon Ka Ustaad and Jhalak Dikhla Ja. She had her own show, Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan, on NDTV Imagine.

Personal Life:

Saroj Khan was married to Sohanlal, a dance teacher, when she was thirteen years old. He was much older and married with four children. She had two children with him, Raju and Kuku.

Filmography:

As as actor

  1. Utthaan (October 13, 2006) (Released) ... Beauty Contest Judge (Special Appearance)
  2. Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota (July 21, 2006) (Released) ... Salim'S Mother
  3. Rangeela (September 8, 1995) (Released) ... Herself (Choreographer)
  4. Zaalim Tera Jawab Nahin (1960) (Released) ... (As Saroj)
  5. Parchhaiyan (1952) (Released)

Choreographer

  1. Tanu Weds Manu (February 25, 2011) (Released)
  2. 1857 Tatya Tope (2011) (Under Production)
  3. Ek Aadat (2011) (Under Production)
  4. Lifestyle (2011) (Under Production)
  5. Ek Gunaah Aur Sahi (2011) (Post-Production)
  6. Mirch (December 17, 2010) (Released)
  7. Kis Hudh Tak... (August 20, 2010) (Released)
  8. Aladin (October 30, 2009) (Released)
  9. Life Partner (August 14, 2009) (Released)
  10. Love Aaj Kal (July 31, 2009) (Released)
  11. Let'S Dance (June 19, 2009) (Released)
  12. Delhi-6 (February 20, 2009) (Released)
  13. Desh Drohi (November 14, 2008) (Released)
  14. Zindagi Tere Naam (September 2008) (Released)
  15. Mukhbiir (August 29, 2008) (Released)
  16. Maan Gaye Mughall-E-Azam (August 22, 2008) (Released)
  17. Mehbooba (July 11, 2008) (Released)
  18. Khushboo (June 20, 2008) (Released)
  19. Pranali (May 2, 2008) (Released)
  20. Kahaani Gudiya Ki (April 11, 2008) (Released)
  21. Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (November 23, 2007) (Released)
  22. Jab We Met (October 26, 2007) (Released)
  23. Good Boy Bad Boy (May 11, 2007) (Released)
  24. Yatra (May 4, 2007) (Released)
  25. Namastey London (March 23, 2007) (Released)
  26. Undertrial (February 9, 2007) (Released)
  27. Guru (January 12, 2007) (Released)
  28. Umrao Jaan (November 3, 2006) (Released)
  29. Don - The Chase Begins Again (October 20, 2006) (Released)
  30. Utthaan (October 13, 2006) (Released)
  31. Jaane Hoga Kya (September 1, 2006) (Released)
  32. Fanaa (May 26, 2006) (Released)
  33. Banaras - A Mystic Love Story (April 6, 2006) (Released)
  34. Chand Ke Paar Chalo (March 31, 2006) (Released)
  35. Taj Mahal - An Eternal Love Story (November 18, 2005) (Released)
  36. Koi Aap Sa (October 14, 2005) (Released)
  37. Dil Jo Bhi Kahey (September 23, 2005) (Released)
  38. Mangal Pandey - The Rising (August 12, 2005) (Released)
  39. Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai (June 3, 2005) (Released)
  40. Tango Charlie (March 25, 2005) (Released)
  41. Bewafaa (February 25, 2005) (Released)
  42. Kisna (January 21, 2005) (Released)
  43. Yehi Hai Zindagi (January 7, 2005) (Released)
  44. Swades (December 17, 2004) (Released)
  45. Veer Zaara (November 12, 2004) (Released)
  46. Inteqam (October 29, 2004) (Released)
  47. Balle Balle! From Amritsar To L.A (October 8, 2004) (Released)
  48. Shart - The Challenge (August 13, 2004) (Released)
  49. Shikaar (July 2, 2004) (Released)
  50. Deewaar (June 25, 2004) (Released)
  51. Hum Tum (May 28, 2004) (Released)
  52. Sheen (May 7, 2004) (Released)
  53. Insaaf - The Justice (March 5, 2004) (Released)
  54. Kismat (February 20, 2004) (Released)
  55. Woh Tera Naam Tha (January 30, 2004) (Released)
  56. Anji (January 15, 2004) (Released)
  57. Chameli (January 9, 2004) (Released)
  58. Dil Pardesi Ho Gayaa (December 12, 2003) (Released)
  59. Market (September 12, 2003) (Released)
  60. Calcutta Mail (September 5, 2003) (Released)
  61. Kuch Naa Kaho (September 5, 2003) (Released)
  62. Chori Chori (August 1, 2003) (Released)
  63. Jaal - The Trap (July 18, 2003) (Released)
  64. Armaan (May 16, 2003) (Released)
  65. Kaise Kahoon Ke Pyaar Hai (May 9, 2003) (Released)
  66. Dhund - The Fog (February 21, 2003) (Released)
  67. Kaash Aap Hamare Hote (February 14, 2003) (Released)
  68. Kucch To Hai (January 24, 2003) (Released)
  69. Saathiya (December 20, 2002) (Released)
  70. Annarth (November 1, 2002) (Released)
  71. Road (September 27, 2002) (Released)
  72. Devdas (July 12, 2002) (Released)
  73. Sharaarat (July 12, 2002) (Released)
  74. 23rd March 1931 Shaheed (June 7, 2002) (Released)
  75. Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (May 31, 2002) (Released)
  76. Na Tum Jaano Na Hum (May 10, 2002) (Released)
  77. Ab Ke Baras (May 10, 2002) (Released)
  78. Tum Se Achcha Kaun Hai (April 26, 2002) (Released)
  79. Vadh (March 29, 2002) (Released)
  80. Kranti (March 15, 2002) (Released)
  81. Yeh Dil Aashiqanaa (January 18, 2002) (Released)
  82. Pitaah (January 4, 2002) (Released)
  83. Moksha: Salvation (November 30, 2001) (Released)
  84. Ajnabee (September 22, 2001) (Released)
  85. Hum Ho Gaye Aapke (August 13, 2001) (Released)
  86. Yeh Raaste Hai Pyaar Ke (August 10, 2001) (Released)
  87. Yaadein (July 27, 2001) (Released)
  88. Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao (June 29, 2001) (Released)
  89. Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India (June 15, 2001) (Released)
  90. Ek Rishtaa - The Bond Of Love (May 18, 2001) (Released)
  91. Albela (April 20, 2001) (Released)
  92. Hum Deewane Pyaar Ke (February 16, 2001) (Released)
  93. Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi (January 19, 2001) (Released)
  94. Khiladi 420 (December 29, 2000) (Released)
  95. Gaja Gamini (December 1, 2000) (Released)
  96. Kurukshetra (November 10, 2000) (Released)
  97. Mission Kashmir (October 26, 2000) (Released)
  98. Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke (September 29, 2000) (Released)
  99. Fiza (September 8, 2000) (Released)
  100. Dhadkan (August 11, 2000) (Released)
  101. Refugee (June 30, 2000) (Released)
  102. Hera Pheri (March 31, 2000) (Released)
  103. Khauff (March 3, 2000) (Released)
  104. Badal (February 11, 2000) (Released)
  105. Kunwara (2000) (Released)
  106. Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa (2000) (Released)
  107. Thakshak (December 3, 1999) (Released)
  108. Vaastav: The Reality (October 15, 1999) (Released)
  109. Taal (August 13, 1999) (Released)
  110. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (June 18, 1999) (Released)
  111. Sooryavansham (May 21, 1999) (Released)
  112. Zulmi (April 16, 1999) (Released)
  113. Aarzoo (March 19, 1999) (Released)
  114. Aa Ab Laut Chalen (January 22, 1999) (Released)
  115. Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (January 22, 1999) (Released)
  116. Wajood (December 11, 1998) (Released)
  117. Jhoot Bole Kauwa Kate (December 4, 1998) (Released)
  118. Soldier (November 20, 1998) (Released)
  119. Kareeb (July 17, 1998) (Released)
  120. Achanak (June 12, 1998) (Released)
  121. Ishq (November 28, 1997) (Released)
  122. Deewana Mastana (October 10, 1997) (Released)
  123. Mohabbat (September 19, 1997) (Released)
  124. Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (August 15, 1997) (Released)
  125. Pardes (August 8, 1997) (Released)
  126. Daud (July 13, 1997) (Released)
  127. Itihaas (June 20, 1997) (Released)
  128. Mahaanta (May 23, 1997) (Released)
  129. Koyla (April 18, 1997) (Released)
  130. Himalyaputra (April 4, 1997) (Released)
  131. Judaai (February 28, 1997) (Released)
  132. Sanam (1997) (Released)
  133. Dushman Duniya Ka (November 22, 1996) (Released)
  134. Ghatak (November 8, 1996) (Released)
  135. Mr Bechara (August 30, 1996) (Released)
  136. Dil Tera Diwana (August 9, 1996) (Released)
  137. Khamoshi The Musical (August 9, 1996) (Released)
  138. Daraar (July 5, 1996) (Released)
  139. Army (June 28, 1996) (Released)
  140. Loafer (June 9, 1996) (Released)
  141. Prem Granth (May 31, 1996) (Released)
  142. Jaan (May 17, 1996) (Released)
  143. Tu Chor Main Sipahi (May 10, 1996) (Released)
  144. Rajkumar (March 22, 1996) (Released)
  145. Bandish (February 23, 1996) (Released)
  146. Vijeta (January 26, 1996) (Released)
  147. Trimurti (December 22, 1995) (Released)
  148. Akele Hum Akele Tum (November 30, 1995) (Released)
  149. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (October 20, 1995) (Released)
  150. Yaraana (October 20, 1995) (Released)
  151. Rangeela (September 8, 1995) (Released)
  152. Guddu (August 11, 1995) (Released)
  153. Raja (June 22, 1995) (Released)
  154. Prem (May 5, 1995) (Released)
  155. Suhaag (November 4, 1994) (Released)
  156. Amaanat (October 14, 1994) (Released)
  157. Main Khiladi Tu Anadi (September 23, 1994) (Released)
  158. Chaand Ka Tukdaa (August 19, 1994) (Released)
  159. Mohra (July 1, 1994) (Released)
  160. Anth (June 10, 1994) (Released)
  161. Yeh Dillagi (May 6, 1994) (Released)
  162. Anjaam (April 22, 1994) (Released)
  163. Andaaz Apna Apna (April 11, 1994) (Released)
  164. Darr (December 24, 1993) (Released)
  165. Baazigar (November 12, 1993) (Released)
  166. Dil Tera Ashiq (October 22, 1993) (Released)
  167. Guru Dev (September 3, 1993) (Released)
  168. Khalnayak (August 6, 1993) (Released)
  169. Sahibaan (July 16, 1993) (Released)
  170. Parampara (May 14, 1993) (Released)
  171. Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (April 16, 1993) (Released)
  172. Lootere (April 2, 1993) (Released)
  173. Aaj Ki Aurat (March 19, 1993) (Released)
  174. King Uncle (February 5, 1993) (Released)
  175. Deedar (August 14, 1992) (Released)
  176. Chamatkar (July 8, 1992) (Released)
  177. Prem Deewane (June 12, 1992) (Released)
  178. Khuda Gawah (May 8, 1992) (Released)
  179. Vishwatma (January 24, 1992) (Released)
  180. Lamhe (November 22, 1991) (Released)
  181. Akela (November 8, 1991) (Released)
  182. Saudagar (August 8, 1991) (Released)
  183. Shikari (April 12, 1991) (Released)
  184. Yodha (February 22, 1991) (Released)
  185. Thanedaar (December 14, 1990) (Released)
  186. Sailaab (August 31, 1990) (Released)
  187. Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai (July 20, 1990) (Released)
  188. Chalbaaz (December 8, 1989) (Released)
  189. Bhrashtachar (December 1, 1989) (Released)
  190. Shehzaade (October 27, 1989) (Released)
  191. Chandni (September 15, 1989) (Released)
  192. Tridev (July 7, 1989) (Released)
  193. Jungbaaz (June 16, 1989) (Released)
  194. Taaqatwar (June 16, 1989) (Released)
  195. Ram Lakhan (January 27, 1989) (Released)
  196. Yateem (1989) (Released)
  197. Hum Intezaar Karenge (1989) (Released)
  198. Mera Naseeb (1989) (Released)
  199. Tezaab (November 10, 1988) (Released)
  200. Sone Pe Suhaga (August 26, 1988) (Released)
  201. Aakhri Adalat (June 10, 1988) (Released)
  202. Khatron Ke Khiladi (May 27, 1988) (Released)
  203. Ek Naya Rishta (1988) (Released)
  204. Kabzaa (1988) (Released)
  205. Ek Hi Maqsad (1988) (Released)
  206. Thikana (October 23, 1987) (Released)
  207. Kaash (September 4, 1987) (Released)
  208. Insaaf (June 19, 1987) (Released)
  209. Mr India (May 29, 1987) (Released)
  210. Inam Dus Hazar (February 27, 1987) (Released)
  211. Jeeva (December 5, 1986) (Released)
  212. Nagina (November 28, 1986) (Released)
  213. Naam (September 12, 1986) (Released)
  214. Karma (August 8, 1986) (Released)
  215. Amrit (June 27, 1986) (Released)
  216. Jaanbaaz (June 20, 1986) (Released)
  217. Swarg Se Sunder (February 28, 1986) (Released)
  218. Love 86 (February 14, 1986) (Released)
  219. Tan Badan (1986) (Released)
  220. Savere Wali Gaadi (1986) (Released)
  221. Ram Tere Kitne Naam (February 15, 1985) (Released)
  222. Lorie (1985) (Released)
  223. Asha Jyoti (April 16, 1984) (Released)
  224. Jeet Hamari (June 17, 1983) (Released)
  225. Prem Tapasya (April 15, 1983) (Released)
  226. Teri Mang Sitaron Se Bhar Doon (September 3, 1982) (Released)
  227. Mausam (1976) (Released)
  228. Zameer (March 21, 1975) (Released)
  229. Dost (April 12, 1974) (Released)
  230. Bandhey Hath (1973) (Released)
  231. Reshma Aur Shera (1971) (Released)
  232. Mera Saya (1966) (Released)
  233. Aye Milan Ki Bela (1964) (Released)
  234. Nartaki (1963) (Released)

Awards:

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Choreography (2007)

Song: Barso Re --- Movie: Guru

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Choreography (2002)

Movie: Devdas

Winner: IIFA Award for Best Choreography (2000)

Movie: Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Winner: Screen Award for Best Choreography (2000)

Movie: Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Choreography (1999)

Movie: Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Winner: Screen Award for Best Choreography (1996)

Movie: Prem

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Choreography (1993)

Movie: Khalnayak

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Choreography (1992)

Movie: Beta

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Choreography (1990)

Movie: Sailaab

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Choreography (1989)

Movie: Chalbaaz

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Choreography (1988)

Movie: Tezaab

Nominated: Apsara Award for Best Choreography (2009)

Movie: Taare Zameen Par

Nominated: Screen Award for Best Choreography (2008)

Song: Barso Re --- Movie: Guru

Nominated: Global Indian Film Awards for Best Choreographer (2006)

Song: Des Rangila --- Movie: Fanaa

Nominated: Screen Award for Best Choreography (2006)

Movie: Mangal Pandey - The Rising

Nominated: Screen Award for Best Choreography (2001)

Movie: Mission Kashmir

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