Choreographer Saroj Khan passed away in the early hours of Friday after cardiac arrest.
Film folk paid their respects on social media:
Urmila Matondkar: Saddened to hear about legendary #SarojKhan Such a vision she was while dancing with unparalleled technical skills.
Each of her songs is a masterpiece. Keep them all gyrating Master ji #RestInPeace
Akshay Kumar: Woke up to the sad news that legendary choreographer #SarojKhanji is no more.
She made dance look easy almost like anybody can dance, a huge loss for the industry. May her soul rest in peace.
Genelia Deshmukh: RIP Saroji ... I thank God I got a chance to be choreographed by you.. Prayers and Strength to the Family.
Rakul Singh: 2020 please don’t give any more bad news . So sad to hear about #SarojKhan ma’am . Always dreamt of doing at least one song Choreographed by her.
Your grace and contribution to indian cinema shall always be remembered. May your soul RIP. Strength to the family.
Tamannaah Bhatia: Woke up to the heartbreaking news of the legendary choreographer #SarojKhan’s demise.
Her iconic dance moves inspired me at a very young age. Rest in peace SarojJi. You are truly irreplaceable.
Amrita Rao: My first choreographer in Bollywood our "Master Ji"
I was lucky to begin with the best dance Guru!!
As petrified I was of Her strictness for perfection, Her golden compliments stay with me forever
May She find greater happiness in the Higher World #SarojKhan
Shruti Seth: RIP #SarojKhan
Another inimitable talent gone. The film industry is poorer without you. Like so many others I have watched songs you choreographed & tried my best to match steps on numerous occasions
I'm grateful I was able to finally dance to your tune in #Fanaa.
RIP MasterjiRed heart
Koena Mitra: Rest In Peace Saroj Ji. You'll be missed. #SarojKhan Om Shanti.
Shankar Mahadevan: Really heartbreaking news .. Saroj khan ji has given us so many gems which will be remembered forever .. May her soul rest in peace #SarojKhan
Farah Khan: Rest in peace Sarojji.. u were an inspiration to many, myself included. Thank you for the song #SarojKhan