Veteran choreographer Salim passed away on Friday night at Chennai. His final rites were performed on Sunday.
Starting as an assistant to choreographer Gopikrishna, Salim became a full-fledged dance master with MGR starrer Porsilai in 1965. In his career spanning three decades, he choreographed for around 300 films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi
In Tollywood, Salim is known for his work in films like Vetagadu, Adaviramudu, Simhabaludu, Premabhishekam, Khaidi among others.
He worked with MGR, NTR, Rajinikanth, ANR and Chiranjeevi. He also worked with Jayalalitha, Jayaprada, Sridevi and other top heroines of his time.