Wajid Khan of the famous Sajid-Wajid’s duo passed away on 31 May. The talented 42-year-old musician had kidney and heart problems. His brother Sajid Khan confirmed, “Wajid passed away due to cardiac arrest”, after testing positive for coronavirus.
Music director Salim Merchant, Wajid’s close friend earlier informed about Wajid Khan being hospitalized a few days ago at Surana Hospital in Chembur suburb telling, “He had multiple issues.” “He had a kidney issue and had a transplant a while ago. But recently he got to know about kidney infection…he was on the ventilator for the last four days, after his situation started getting worse.”
On the loss of his death, several Bollywood actors have shared grief regarding it.
Bhaijaan Salman Khan was his close friend tweeted “Wajid Vil always loves, respect, remember n miss u as a person n ur talent, Love u n may your beautiful soul rest in peace …”
Wajid Vil always love, respect, remember n miss u as a person n ur talent, Love u n may your beautiful soul rest in peace …
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) June 1, 2020
Amitabh Bachchan wrote, “Shocked at the passing of Wajid Khan … a bright smiling talent passes away … duas , prayers and in condolence”.
Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Kapil Sharma, and many other celebrities took to Twitter to express their grief.
Terrible news. The one thing I will always remember is Wajid bhai's laugh. Always smiling. Gone too soon. My condolences to his family and everyone grieving. Rest in peace my friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers.@wajidkhan7
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) May 31, 2020
Likewise, Red Chillies Entertainment tweeted expressing the great loss for the industry.
— Red Chillies Entertainment (@RedChilliesEnt) June 1, 2020
Oscar-winning, A.R Rahman also tweeted remembering the music composer-singer Wajid Khan.
— A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) June 1, 2020
As a matter of fact, Sajid-Wajid got their first break in Salman Khan’s movie.Over the years, Sajid-Wajid had mostly been successful when composing for Salman’s films.
Wajid Khan had worked with Salman Khan and composed music in several films for him that included a list of these hit movies like Hello Brother, Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge, Garv, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, God Tussi Great Ho, Partner, Wanted, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna, Veer and Dabangg (1, 2 and 3) and many more.
Wajid Khan had given us several big hits like Soni De Nakhre, Jalwa, Hud Hud Dabangg, Fevicol Se and Chinta Ta Ta Chita Chita.