How Saroj Khan Converted To Islam?

Saroj Khan the leading Indian choreographer passed way yesterday.

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Saroj Khan had choreographed many iconic songs whose dance steps are still followed.

1sarojkhanIn her career of over 40 years Saroj Khan choreographed more than 2000 songs.

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Saroj Khan’s family migrated from NWFP to Mumbai during partition times. Saroj Khan got married to a dance choreographer B. Sohanlal at the age of 13 whereas her husband was 43 years old at that time. Later she got separated and re-married a Muslim businessman Sardar Roshan Khan in 1975. Together they have a daughter.

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Saroj Khan with her daughter

In an interview Saroj Khan shared how she converted to Islam. She said: “My original name was Saroj Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal, I met my husband, fell in love and we got married. I got converted to Islam not because of my husband’s love but because I love Islam.”

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“I used to see kids praying which Hinduism was lagging. I myself went to Jammia Masjid and converted to Islam, they even asked my whether your are converting because of any pressure or free will”

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“I lost a baby girl, i used to see her in my drams and she’d be standing in a mosque calling me to step in the mosque”



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