Here’s a list of best choreographies by him that bollywood will always cherish

Pandit Birju Maharaj Passes away 

He choreographed Deepika Padukone on Mohe Rang do lal. It was the first time she did classical dance.

1. Bajirao Mastani

The song 'Jagaave saari raina' was picturised on Madhuri Dixit. She got lot of accolades for the classic piece done by the legend

2. Dedh Ishqia

In the famous song 'Kahe ched-ched mohe', seeing the romance that Madhuri Dixit has done with Kathak, one can say that it is only due to Pandit Birju Maharaj

3. Devdas

In the song 'Unnai Kaanadhu Naan', Kamal Hasan played the role of Kathak dancer. Birju Maharaj received the national award of choreography for this song 

4. Vishwaroopam

Rekha won the National Film Award for Best Actress. For the famous song ' In aankhon ki masti' the Kathak legend once said that her eyes and her style speak a million words

5. Umrao Jaan

Maharaj choreographed a group dance performance based on the song 'Aan Milo Sajana' in the film Gadar. The backdrop of the track showed lead actress Ameesha Patel’s turmoil

6. Gadar

Maharaj directed and composed a classic music piece for the film as a jugalbandi. Madhuri gracefully performed the dance in the Kathak style 

7. Dil To Pagal Hai

Two classical dance sequences in the Satyajit Ray film. One was a mujra sequence filmed with Wajid Ali Shah (Amjad Khan), and another was a solo dance

8. Shatranj Ke Khilari