Singer-Composer Wajid Khan Passes Away At 42
Mumbai: Wajid Khan of composer duo Sajid-Wajid breathed his last in Mumbai early on Monday due to complications arising from a kidney infection. He was 42.
As soon as the news broke, many from the film fraternity took to Twitter to pay their tributes to the singer-composer, who gained popularity with Salman Khan-starrer ‘Wanted’, ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Ek Tha Tiger’.
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
Hard to believe we won’t meet again, talk again, laugh again, @wajidkhan7 (in front, in the picture).
sajidk21 my brother, you will never be alone and our brother will never be forgotten. https://t.co/0v8lsgxVtM
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) May 31, 2020
Music composer Salim Merchant, who confirmed the news, said he was admitted to Surana Hospital, Chembur, a few days ago. “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,” Salim told PTI.
Devastated with the news of the passing away of my brother Wajid of Sajid -Wajid fame. May Allah give strength to the family 🙏
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
— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) 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 made his Bollywood debut with Salman’s 1998 ‘Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya’ and later made a mark in the industry with ‘Garv’, ‘Tere Naam’, and the popular ‘Dabangg’ series.