Choreographer Saroj Khan died of a cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hospital on Friday; she was 71.

Ms Khan was taken to Guru Nanak Hospital on June 20 after complaining of breathing trouble. A test for COVID-19 gave a negative result. “She passed away due to cardiac arrest at around 2.30 am at the hospital,” Saroj Khan’s nephew Manish Jagwani told news agency PTI. Just days ago, family sources said Ms Khan was better and would be discharged soon.

The funeral will be held today, as per news agency ANI.