Music composer Wajid Khan (43) dies due to coronavirus

Brenda Watkins
June 1, 2020

Veteran musician Sonu Nigam has confirmed the death of Wajid Khan due to coronavirus. He was suffering from deadly kidney infection. He was on the ventilator for the past four days, after his condition worsened. "Kidney infection was the beginning and then he got critical", Salim told PTI. They worked as composers for Salman's films like Hello Brother, Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge (2002), Tere Naam (2003), Garv (2004), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Partner (2007), Hello (2008), God Tussi Great Ho (2008), Wanted (2009), Main Aur Mrs Khanna, (2009), Veer (2010), Dabangg (2010), No Problem (2010) among others.

Music composer Wajid Khan of the Sajid-Wajid duo passed away in Mumbai on 31 May 2020. Safe travels bro @wajidkhan7 you've gone too soon. Karan remembered Wajid and mentioned that his demise is a huge loss to the entertainment industry.

The information was once showed through Salim Merchant on social media. I have just lost my brother today.

The hit Sajid-Wajid duo is responsible for many blockbuster songs over the past decade. May Allah Bless him Jannat.

Sajid-Wajid were recently in news for composing songs for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan during the ongoing lockdown.

- Pankaj Ratandhayra (@impankajR99)Am just not able to come to terms with this!

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"Shocking! Good bye dear brother. love you. till we meet on the other side!"

In his subsequent tweet, Shahryar wrote, "An ever smiling gentleman #WajidKhan bhai had a heart of gold and his melodious voice was the window to his lovely personality". He was one of the most positive people to be around. Using the #WajidKhan, stars such as Priyanka Chopra, Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra and many more expressed their grief along with many fans. All heart. Every music session with him was memorable.

We will miss you Wajid Bhai ... The one thing I will always remember is Wajid bhai's laugh. Always smiling. He left too soon.

She also gave her condolences to his family and everyone grieving.

Our condolences to the family of the lost life and may the departed soul rest in peace.

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