‘Baazigar’: Did You Knew Shah Rukh Khan Got Is Iconic Arms Open Pose From Saroj Khan?
Veteran Choreographer, Saroj Khan Breathed Her Last On Thursday. She Gave Shah Rukh Khan His Iconic 'Baazigar' Arm Pose
In an unfortunate turn of events, the veteran choreographer of Bollywood, Saroj Khan breathed her last on Friday i,e July 3. She has hundreds of dances numbers from Bollywood to her credit and several artists owe their career to her. Did you knew? Even Shah Rukh Khan got it iconic arm pose form the choreographer, which resulted into becoming one his identity in the industry.
The three-time National Award winner dancer was not keeping well for some time and she was hospitalised before passing away. She is hailed as the ‘mother of dance’ in India and several A-listers in Bollywood have worked with her. In one of her throwback interviews, she was caught candid talking about the time when she choreographed SRK and Kajol in ‘Baazigar’ title track ‘Baazigar O Baazigar’. She had said, “We were shooting Baazigar in Mauritius. He (SRK) takes name of land and sky, there’s a back shot and he opens his arms. Then he turns and reveals name on his chest by opening his shirt. I gave him this action there.”
Thank you #SarojKhan Ma’am For The Iconic Signature Pose that Made Millions of People fall in Love With SRK. Bollywood would be Incomplete without you #Masterji @iamsrk
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— Team Shah Rukh Khan Pune 🇮🇳 (@teamsrkpune) July 3, 2020
Remembering his ‘genuine teacher in the film industry’, Shah Rukh Khan posted an heartfelt message on his Twitter handle.
My first genuine teacher in the film industry. She taught me for hours how to do the ‘dip’ for film dancing. One of the most caring, loving & inspiring persona i have ever met. Will miss you Sarojji. May Allah bless her soul. Thank u for looking after me.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) July 3, 2020