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Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival: Saroj Khan to be felicitated

Ace choreographer Saroj Khan will be felicitated at the Mumbai Women's International Film Festival (MWIFF), which starts October 8. The event aims to give women filmmakers a platform to showcase their

Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival: Saroj Khan to be felicitated

The seven-day festival will also screen a documentary on the choreographer titled The Saroj Khan Story by Nidhi Tuli

Ace choreographer Saroj Khan will be felicitated at the Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival (MWIFF), which starts October 8. The event aims to give women filmmakers a platform to showcase their talent. It is organised by Oculus Creations with the support of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC).

Saroj, known for her choreography in films like Tezaab, like Devdas and Jab We Met, has choreographed in over 200 films and Avinash Pawar, festival director, believes she is an inspiration for many aspiring dancers and upcoming choreographers.

“Being a woman who has been an inspiration to many and has achieved a remarkable position in the struggling and competitive film industry, the festival is honoured to have a persona like her,” Pawar said in a statement.

The seven-day festival will also screen a documentary on the choreographer titled The Saroj Khan Story by Nidhi Tuli.

With more than 180 films to be screened and the launch of an award in the name of Fatma Begum, the country’s first woman film director, the festival will be big fair of Indian and world cinema.

ALSO READ: Shabana Azmi to be felicitated at Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival

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