(Last Updated on : 13/09/2014)
Saroj Khan is a very talented danseuse who has redefined the art of dancing in the Indian film Industry. This great dancer was born in the year 1950 and has choreographed more than 200 films. In fact she had the whole industry dancing on her tunes for a score of years. But now the lady is set to venture out in something other than this creative art, as it is believed that she achieved her creative satisfaction from this art form. She has been offered a full-fledged role in the directorial venture of the very popular and talented Bollywood
actor Naseeruddin Shah 'Yun Hota to Kya Hota'. She accepted it immediately. Though the film did not do well her performance was highly acclaimed. In this movie she plays the role of a mother who is well versed with the underworld. This unusual character has made Saroj Khan all excited about the character and also because she would be working with such a veteran artiste Naseeruddin Shah
. The choreographer-turned-actress remarked in a recent interview that when the role was offered to her she was unsure who she was. She was so serious about her acting that she asked the actor-turned-director to replace her if she was not happy with her performance. Fortunately the director did not have to do anything like that.
It is believed that the producer of the movie Shabbir Boxwala desired to cast a very powerful looking woman for the role and he was sure that the personality of Saroj Khan would suit the role best and so he offered the role to her. Saroj thought of giving her acting flair a try with the hope that it would work out well. It is evident that it did not disappoint her. Her dancing talents have made her won worldwide recognition. She is regarded to be the dancing queen and is believed that she can even make the worst dancer shake their hips. It is true that none can make the Bollywood
stars dance so gracefully to the tunes as it she does it. When one see her dancing to the melodious lyrics or the drum beats one can't just help but let one's heart go gaga over the talent of this talented artiste. Be it the 'Jalwa' number of Madhuri Dixit
in the Bollywood chartbuster 'Devdas
' titled 'Maar daala' or the peppy Aishwarya number in 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
' titled 'Khatta nimbuda'.
She has also extracted a remarkable performance out of another Bollwyood bombshell Kareena Kapoor
in the award-winning film Bollywood chartbuster 'Chameli'. In the recent release 'Jab We Met
' the pair of Kareena Kapoor
and Saroj Khan have once again come together to create magic on-screen with the popular number 'Yeh Ishq'. Sometime back she was also sentimental about the popular filmmaker Farhan Akhtar
's super hit movie 'Don'. Don inspired her to take up choreography as career. She was exhilarated when for the same number she got the offer from Farhan Akhtar to choreograph the song. She also claimed in a recent interview that she had a whale of a time flying down to Malaysia making the Bollywood superstar ShahRukh Khan
and the attractive and charming film actress Priyanka Chopra
dance to the tune of the modern version of the same number. The song in fact got rave reviews even before the official video was released.
Saroj Khan has also won many awards for her dancing capabilities. She has been receiving Best Choreographer Awards in many national as well as international awards ceremonies since a long time. In fact there was a time when she monopolized the stage for choreography.