Madhuri Dixit and late Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan made for an ideal ‘guru-shishya’ duo. Together, they gave Hindi cinema a few of its most iconic dance numbers together with “Dhak Dhak”, “Chane Ke Khet Mein”, “Ek Do Teen”, “Tamma Tamma”, “Dola Re Dola” and extra. Recently, the Bollywood diva remembered how Khan was her pillar of energy on the film units.
In the upcoming episode of the dance actuality present, Dance Deewane 3, Madhuri could be sharing how she learnt loads from Saroj throughout her early days within the movie trade. From studying expressions, actions, grace, finesse to find out how to look presentable in entrance of the digital camera, the actor mentioned she acquired all the pieces from her ‘guru’. The Dil Toh Pagal Hai actor bought teary-eyed as two contestants devoted a efficiency to her and Khan on the track “Tabah ho Gaye”. It was the final track which was choreographed by Saroj on her favorite scholar, Madhuri.
On being requested by the host Bharti Singh if Madhuri bought scolded by Khan ever, she mentioned, “Yes, I’ve been scolded by her. Once she scolded me for crying after my director had scolded me. She said, ‘Why are you crying? Don’t ever cry in life.’ I miss her a lot.” She added that the choreographer used to offer her loads of energy on the film units.
Madhuri shared that Saroj Khan was a mannequin of ladies empowerment for her as when she began out within the trade, it was male-dominated. “At a time when there were only male choreographers, she (Saroj Khan) made the place of a ‘masterji’ for herself,” mentioned the actor. She additionally recalled how throughout the shoot of the Kalank track “Tabah Ho Gaye” Khan couldn’t present a step herself however Madhuri may perceive what she needs by means of her verbal directions. After the shot, Saroj Khan would stroll as much as Madhuri and say, “Perrfect” and that’s when the actor knew she has given shot.
After Saroj Khan’s demise final yr resulting from cardiac arrest, Madhuri had paid her condolences and had mentioned that the choreographer not solely helped her realise her full potential in dance but in addition taught her loads in life.
In a profession spanning 4 many years, Khan choreographed practically 2000 songs. The legendary artiste was a recipient of three National Awards for movies Devdas, Jab We Met and Sringaram (Tamil). She gained Filmfare Awards for films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Guru, Khalnayak and Chaalbaaz.