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You were roof of the house: Granddaughter after Saroj Khan's death
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 04 Jul 2020,Saturday
Saroj Khan's granddaughter Nabila on Friday posted a picture of herself with the late choreographer to mourn her death. "You were my heart, my backbone...the only reason I lived," she shared. "It's unreal to...think that you're not physically with us anymore but, spiritually...you'll always be...in our hearts," Nabila wrote, adding, "You were...roof to the house...the love that bloomed inside it."
short by Vidushi Mishra / 09:02 am on 04 Jul
Biggest loss to dance fraternity: Remo on Saroj Khan's death
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
Taking to Instagram, choreographer-director Remo D'souza posted pictures of himself with late choreographer Saroj Khan to mourn her death. Calling the 71-year-old's demise as "the biggest loss" to the dance fraternity, he wrote, "Got up with a huge pain in my heart.....on hearing about your demise." "[I] will never forget the...passion with which you would choreograph each song," Remo added.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 02:19 pm on 03 Jul
Following the demise of veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, her family released a statement on Instagram. "Thank you for all your messages and for keeping Mummy in your prayers. Given the current COVID-19 situation, there will be no prayer meet," the statement read. It added, "Whenever the situation improves, we will meet and celebrate the life of Saroj Khan."
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:13 pm on 03 Jul
Following choreographer Saroj Khan's death, actor Shah Rukh Khan tweeted, "My first genuine teacher in film industry. She taught me for hours how to do the 'dip' for film dancing." He further wrote, "One of the most caring, loving and inspiring persona I've ever met. Will miss you Sarojji. May Allah bless her soul. Thank you for looking after me."
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:39 pm on 03 Jul
Dance wasn't just beats for Saroj Khan, it was romance: Amrita Rao
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 04 Jul 2020,Saturday
Amrita Rao has said that dance wasn't just beats for late choreographer Saroj Khan but it was romance for her. Furthermore, Amrita recalled, "[During] dance rehearsal time for...my first movie...She would say, 'Ladki kya kar rahi hai (Girl what are you doing).' And I used to be so petrified." Amrita added Khan later told her she calls somebody 'ladki' lovingly.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 12:50 pm on 04 Jul
Late choreographer Saroj Khan's daughter Sukaina has said her mother was the greatest influencer in her life. "She was both...mother and father to me," she said, adding, "My mum was my fighter. From...age of 13 to 71, she has done everything to fend for us and give us a full life. She...never complained and was the man of the house."
short by Udit Gupta / 10:28 pm on 03 Jul
Star kids cannot help where they were born: Swara on nepotism
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 04 Jul 2020,Saturday
Talking about nepotism, Swara Bhasker said, "People cannot help where they've [been] born." Furthermore, the 32-year-old actress compared the box-office collection of outsiders and star kids' films and asked, "Who's watching [star kids'] films? It's the same audience who's now criticising star children." "If you hate the star children, why are you watching their films?" Swara further asked.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 10:18 am on 04 Jul
Tamil filmmaker Anand opens grocery store for income amid COVID-19
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 04 Jul 2020,Saturday
Anand, a Chennai-based director who has been working in Kollywood for over 10 years, has opened a grocery store to make ends meet amid the coronavirus pandemic. "I don't see the future of unlocking film industry this year," he said. "We only have a career after [movie theatres open], until then, I'll be here at my grocery store," Anand added.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 12:02 pm on 04 Jul
It was declared a flop: Manoj Bajpayee on 22 years of Satya
short by Udit Gupta / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
Sharing a post on the completion of 22 years of his film 'Satya', Manoj Bajpayee wrote on Instagram, "And my life changed...!!!" He added, "Can't forget the 3rd July 1998...monsoon...it was declared a flop and how it turned out to be biggest hit, ran for 25 weeks...!! 'Satya'." Manoj won the National Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film.
short by Udit Gupta / 04:22 pm on 03 Jul
Taking to Instagram Stories, Alia Bhatt remembered choreographer Saroj Khan who passed away at the age of 71. "Saroj ji was magic, she created magic! I will never forget our interaction on...sets of Kalank," she wrote. "'You dance very well,' she said to me, 'But come spend time with me...I'll teach you how to dance with your eyes'," Alia added.
short by Udit Gupta / 08:32 pm on 03 Jul
Saroj Khan's work a Bible for all choreographers: Terence Lewis
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 04 Jul 2020,Saturday
Talking about the late Saroj Khan, choreographer-dancer Terence Lewis said, "She was a living legend in her lifetime and through her labour...made choreography a recognisable and valuable part of the film business." "Her work has become a Bible for all choreographers including myself," he added. Calling Khan an "iron lady", Terence said, "She...had worked incredibly hard to achieve her position."
short by Vidushi Mishra / 11:14 am on 04 Jul
It's been almost 20 days & I wake up thinking of Sushant: Bhumika
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 04 Jul 2020,Saturday
Taking to Instagram on Friday, actress Bhumika Chawla said that it's been almost 20 days since Sushant Singh Rajput's demise and yet she wakes up thinking about him. "Still wondering what it was," she wrote and added that Sushant should have spoken if he was battling depression. "If it was professional, you had already done such good films," Bhumika stated.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 09:28 am on 04 Jul
I'm not Alia Bhatt's brother so don't tag me: Rahul Bhat to trolls
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
After users mistook actor Rahul Bhat to be Alia Bhatt's stepbrother Rahul Bhatt and tagged him in their tweets, Bhat tweeted, "I ain't her brother...don't tag me [in your] nonsense without verifying." Furthermore, Bhat wrote, "If you call [Alia] a product of [nepotism] then you're harming the entire debate." "She's here because she...[can]...[carry] a film on her shoulders," Bhat added.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 05:01 pm on 03 Jul
Ajay Devgn to make a film on Galwan Valley face-off
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 04 Jul 2020,Saturday
Ajay Devgn is set to make a film on Galwan Valley face-off that took place on 15 June between Indian and Chinese troops, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh said. He further said the upcoming film will narrate the story of 20 Indian soldiers who were martyred in Ladakh. The 51-year-old actor's company Ajay Devgn Ffilms will co-produce it, Adarsh added.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 01:42 pm on 04 Jul
Taking to Twitter on Friday, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur wrote that late choreographer Saroj Khan "defined a generation of heroines". "Certainly, #MrIndia would not have been the same film without #SarojKhan. You had to see her dance as she rehearsed with Sridevi. She was mesmerising," he added. Saroj choreographed 'Hawa Hawai' and 'Kate Nahin Kat Te' in 'Mr India'.
short by Udit Gupta / 07:36 pm on 03 Jul
Following the demise of choreographer Saroj Khan, Tiger Shroff took to Instagram Stories to share a picture of himself with the late choreographer. "Your grace will always be eternal and unmatchable...blessed to have known you, will always cherish...praise and guidance I received from you. Rest in power mam, I'm sure you're already dancing up there in full form," he wrote.
short by Udit Gupta / 03:52 pm on 03 Jul
MHA blacklists US-based Pak man who organises B'wood events in US
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
The Ministry of Home Affairs has blacklisted Rehan Siddiqui, a US-based Pakistani who organises Bollywood events in US. In January, Rehan had reportedly used funds raised from events to back Kashmir-related anti-India activities in US. Furthermore, Rakesh Kaushal, the founder of Shri Balaji Entertainment, a company that organises live concerts, and partner Darshan Mehta have also been blacklisted.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 04:33 pm on 03 Jul
Sushant promised me he would work in my film: 'Dil...' director
short by Udit Gupta / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
Mukesh Chhabra, who'll make his debut as a director with Sushant Singh Rajput's 'Dil Bechara', said, "Sushant...realised...my heart was set on directing my own film." "He promised...he'd work in my film...the day I decide to make it," Mukesh said, adding when he approached Sushant for the film, he immediately agreed to be part of it without even reading the script.
short by Udit Gupta / 05:21 pm on 03 Jul
Hrithik Roshan on Friday took to Twitter to remember choreographer Saroj Khan who passed away aged 71 due to cardiac arrest. "Thank you Saroj ji for nurturing my passion in so many ways," he wrote. "Your legend will remain. Thank you for the love and the magic. R.I.P. There will never be another like you," Hrithik added.
short by Udit Gupta / 09:17 pm on 03 Jul
All things work out in end: Asa on losing Spider-Man role to Tom
short by Udit Gupta / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
'Sex Education' actor Asa Butterfield, who had auditioned to play Spider-Man, has said he wouldn't have been able to do the show if he had bagged the role of Spider-Man. "Tom [Holland] did amazing things with Peter," he added. "It's worked so well...and I don't think I could do it. I think all things work out in...end," Asa further said.
short by Udit Gupta / 09:14 pm on 03 Jul
We feel safe with you: Kirron after PM Modi's visit to Ladakh
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 04 Jul 2020,Saturday
Sharing pictures from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Ladakh, Chandigarh MP and actress Kirron Kher tweeted, "Feel so proud of PM Modi. Striding into Leh, standing tall with the armed forces of India." "We feel safe with you sir. Jai Hind!" Kirron added. The prime minister had interacted with Army, Air Force and ITBP personnel during his visit.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 11:15 am on 04 Jul
There can never be another choreographer like Saroj Khan: Kareena
short by Vidushi Mishra / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
Mourning Saroj Khan's demise, Kareena Kapoor recalled, "Master ji always told me...perrr nahin chala saktiii toh kam se kam face toh chalaaaaa (At least use your face if you cannot move your feet)." The actress said the late 71-year-old taught her how to smile, smile through eyes and enjoy dancing. "There can never be another [choreographer like Khan]," Kareena added.
short by Vidushi Mishra / 03:28 pm on 03 Jul
We lose another star to the sky: Taapsee after Saroj's death
short by Udit Gupta / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
Taapsee Pannu took to Twitter to condole the demise of choreographer Saroj Khan and wrote, "We lose another star to the sky. Your songs will make every girl remember you forever and ever." She added, "At least I had a chance to dance in your company." Taapsee further wrote, "I'm going to hold on to those memories tight...real tight."
short by Udit Gupta / 05:24 pm on 03 Jul
When Saroj danced it was like watching a whole book: Kajol
short by Udit Gupta / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
Following the death of choreographer Saroj Khan, Kajol wrote on Instagram, "RIP to the most talented coolest choreographer ever!" She added, "When she danced it was like watching a whole book! Everything...she wanted to say was there so clearly on her face and...body language." "Love you Saroj ji and be at peace knowing that you'll always be remembered," Kajol wrote.
short by Udit Gupta / 10:23 pm on 03 Jul
Saroj behaved like teenager when she won National Award: Imtiaz
short by Udit Gupta / on 03 Jul 2020,Friday
Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali has revealed that choreographer Saroj Khan behaved like a teenager when she won the National Award for the song 'Yeh Ishq Haaye' from his 2007 film 'Jab We Met'. "She called me...[and] said 'I've got a National Award' with so much excitement," he added. Imtiaz further said Saroj was "very simple, easy and methodical" to work with.
short by Udit Gupta / 07:01 pm on 03 Jul
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