Famous music director Wajid Khan, one of the music composers of the famous duo Sajid-Wajid has passed away after suffering complications due to suspected Covid-19 infection early Monday morning in India, according to media reports.
As being reported he was hospitalized a few days ago at Surana Hospital, Chembur where his condition deteriorated.
Music composer Salim Merchant, who confirmed the news of Wajid’s death, told the news agency that “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. Kidney infection was the beginning and then he got critical”.
The 42-year-old music director has been popular for their work on superstar Salman Khan’s films including “Wanted”, “Dabangg”, and “Ek Tha Tiger”.
The music world and Bollywood mourn the loss of talented music director, condolence messages pour in on social media:
Devastated with the news of the passing away of my brother Wajid of Sajid -Wajid fame. May Allah give strength to the family 🙏— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) May 31, 2020
Safe travels bro @wajidkhan7 you’ve gone too soon. It’s a huge loss to our fraternity. I’m shocked & broken .
Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un
Deeply saddened today ! I have just lost my brother today. Wajid bhai was more than a friend and a composer to me. May Allah Bless him Jannat. Ameen pic.twitter.com/wS4dxjhaVB— Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (@RFAKWorld) May 31, 2020
Saddened to hear about sudden demise of one of the best music composer #Wajidkhan of Sajid-Wajid Fame. A real gem & extremely talented artist whose remarkable contributions to the Bollywood Fraternity will be remembered forever.#GoneTooSoon— Pankaj Ratandhayra (@impankajR99) May 31, 2020
May his beautiful soul Rest in Peace🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/F3wR8hwIoK
Am just not able to come to terms with this ! Shocking ! Good bye dear brother.. love you .. till we meet on the other side ! Prayers for your peaceful journey Wajidbhai 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/cb8E152J1X— Shankar Mahadevan (@Shankar_Live) May 31, 2020
shocked hearing this news @wajidkhan7 bhai was extremely close to me and my family. He was one of the most positive people to be around. We will miss u Wajid bhai thank u for the music 🎵 pic.twitter.com/jW2C2ooZ3P— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) May 31, 2020
Wajid Bhai you were the nicest, nicest nicest man! Always smiling. Always singing. All heart. Every music session with him was memorable. You will truly be missed wajid bhai. 🧡🧡 #WajidKhan— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) May 31, 2020
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
Bollywood music composer Wajid Khan dies of Covid-19 complications