Tollywood has one more reason to gloat. Choreography queen, Saroj Khan, will be choreographing a dance sequence for Arindam Sil’s next, Byomkesh Pawrbo.
The last time Saroj Khan choreographed for a Bengali film was when she was assisting B Sohanlal. It was Uttam Kumar-Mala Sinha starrer Sathi Hara, and the young assistant choreographer had come down to Kolkata to put together a routine for the on-screen couple. However, Uttam Kumar had fever and he could not come to the sets for the routine, making do with close-up shots later. Saroj Khan sounded nostalgic while recounting that incident to us. “This, however, will be my first outing as a choreographer for a Bengali film,” she said.
The idea of roping in Saroj Khan for the song sequence was Bickram Ghosh’s. Arindam Sil, the director, tell us,