She was mostly trained in dance by B. Sohanlal. Saroj Khan’s real name is Nirmala Sadhu Singh. Father: Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Mother: Noni Sadhu Singh Saroj’s parents migrated from Pakistan to India during the partition in 1947. Saroj worked as a child actor in the movie Tarana at that time she was only two years old. You will not find her name in the cast but if you watch the movie she has played the little Shayama sitting on the moon and singing.
According to her own confession on a Pakistani TV show she embraced Islam before getting married and still is a Muslim.At the age of thirteen Saroj Khan married B. Sohanlal who was a well known dance master at that time. Sohanlal was 41 years old and already married and had 4 children. At the age of fourteen she gave birth to her first child Hamid Khan,who is now a famous choreographer by the name of Raju Khan). In 1965 she separated from Sohanlal, but kept working as his assistant. They reunited again when Sohanlal had an heart attack. Saroj Khan had another child from Sohan Lal, her daughter Hina Khan (cuckoo). Sohanlal then moved to Madras leaving behind Saroj and two children. Afterward she married with Sardar Roshan Khan and she gave birth to a daughter named Sukaina khan,who now runs a dance institute in Dubai.
She shot to fame after her hit dance choreograph for Nagina "Main Teri Dushman". She rose and choreographed some hit dance numbers for the queens of Bollywood like Madhuri Dixit (Tezaab, Beta), Sridevi (Mr India) and Aishwarya Rai (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, Guru), during the late 80s and early 90s. She also opened a dancing institute in Dubai at 29-Nov-2009
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