Saif Ali Khan remembers working with Saroj Khan: ‘A music along with her usually grew to become actual artwork, where each step required emotion’ – Entertainment News , Firstpost

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Saif Ali Khan says it will not be doable to {listen to} a Hindi movie music with out acknowledging the legacy of ace choreographer Saroj Khan, who made the most important names in Bollywood dance to her tunes.

Actor Saif Ali Khan says it will not be doable to {listen to} a Hindi movie music with out acknowledging the legacy of ace choreographer Saroj Khan, who made the most important names in Bollywood dance to her tunes.

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Khan, the name behind a number of the most well-known songs in Bollywood reminiscent of ‘Dhak Dhak’ and  ‘Ek Do Teen’, died aged 71 of cardiac arrest early on Friday morning.

(Also learn on Firstpost – Saroj Khan passes away: Kajol, Juhi Chawla, Mahima Chaudhry reminisce working with veteran Bollywood choreographer)

Calling the three-time National Award winner the “biggest and essentially the most creative choreographer”, Saif mentioned how her name hooked up to a challenge was a benefit sufficient for producers.

Saif Ali Khan. News 18 picture

“A music along with her usually grew to become actual artwork, with each beat and step requiring an emotion and expression… That period is gone and that music is over.

“But for all of us who’ve had the privilege of being instructed on set by that significant woman, won’t ever be capable of hear a Hindi movie music with out pondering of how she has made the best names in Bollywood from Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi to Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit, dance to her tunes,” Saif mentioned in an announcement.

The actor worked with Khan in his debut, the 1993 multi-starrer Parampara adopted by Aashik Awara the similar yr, the title observe of which not only grew to become a success however, in accordance to Saif, “stabilised my floundering career”.

“She had me doing a little trademark strikes on my knees on a sweaty extremely sizzling and crowded set with no air conditioner and plenty of chemical smoke…

“I completed the step and located I had torn the knees of my trousers and blood was trickling down my leg. I informed Saroj ji or ”Masterji” as I referred to as her, and she or he mentioned ”oh don’t be concerned about blood. See where this blood takes you in life”,” Saif recalled.

The Jawaani Jaaneman actor mentioned Khan’s fashion of choreography made the music come alive with “grace and sensuality” and remembered how he would training her steps for hours on units.

“But we had been by no means allowed to alter the step to make it simpler. That was not her work ethic. She knew what ”fashion” suited each of us actors greatest and would create that for us.”

The 49-year-old mentioned Khan once made him rehearse a music for a week and had him carry out in entrance of all the unit, which might grow to be considered one of his largest hits: ‘Ole Ole’ from Yeh Dillagi in 1994.

“When I completed panting, she mentioned ”okay, now neglect all that, now that you simply’ re simple with the music let’s attempt something better!” That music was ‘Ole Ole’ and she or he took a success music to a different degree. I will need to have carried out this music a couple of hundred occasions on stage on international excursions, usually thrice in a row to ”encores”.”

Saif mentioned he owes it to Khan — and her then assistants, choreographers Jojo and Ahmed Khan — for the music that turned him right into a “dancing star”.

“An unbelievable feat as I’ve two left ft,” he added.

Khan got her first break as an unbiased choreographer with Geeta Mera Naam in 1974 nevertheless it took Sridevi”s “Hawa Hawai” music in 1987 movie Mr India for her to obtain acclaim as a dance choreographer of reputation.

Her collaborations with Madhuri Dixit, on songs like ‘Ek Do Teen’ in Tezaab, ‘Tamma Tamma Loge’ in Thanedar, ‘Dhak Dhak Karne Laga’ in Beta and ‘Dola Re Dola’ from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas, got her further acclaim and recognition.

Khan last choreographed for ‘Tabaah Hogaye’, that includes Madhuri, from filmmaker Karan Johar’s manufacturing Kalank in 2019.

(Also learn on Firstpost – Saroj Khan passes away: A masterful choreographer, who spruced up conventional dance kinds with ‘a dazzle of Bollywood’)

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