BOLLYWOOD: Amitabh Bachchan’s after learning about the death of Saroj Khan He said that the veteran choreographer gave the Hindi film industry rhythm, style, grace of movement and the art of converting the lyrics in a song to meaning in dance. Big B took to Instagram, where he shared a black and white photograph of Saroj Khan lovingly hugging the thespian.
“Saroj ji .. you gave us and the industry , rhythm, style, grace of movement and the art of converting the lyrics in a song to a meaning in dance,” Big B wrote.
He recalled the best compliment he got from her after the release of his film “Don”.
“On a chance meeting many many years ago she paid me my best compliment .. she was living in Dubai then from marriage and when ‘DON’ was released she said ‘I saw the film and then after, I would go to the theatre where it was released, at the time when your song ‘khaike paan’.. was on , see it and come out .. I used to do it regularly every day .. I would tell the usher to let me in just to see the song and leave .. that is how much I enjoyed your dance moves!”
Big B said that the words coming from her was “ultimate”
“A legacy has passed away,” he said.
The actor remembered those who left “during this time of the times”.
“Day by day they go away .. leaving us all with the happy memories of their presence .. of their immense contribution .. of their life long creativity, captured and documented on celluloid for posterity ..I shall end for the DAY now .. the mind is filled with remorse and grief ..”