Music director Wajid Khan passses away

Brenda Watkins
June 1, 2020

Several Indian actors and singers have offered their condolences on social media after learning about the death of Wajid Khan.

Khan, who worked on the score for films including Wanted and Dabangg, had undergone a kidney transplant recently, according to fellow composer Salim Merchant. While we all are dealing with Coronavirus, the film industry is also suffering setbacks one after the other.

Film journalist Faridoon Shahryar claimed the singer-composer died due to COVID-19.

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas wrote on Twitter, "Terrible news".

"Wajid Vil always love, respect, remember n miss u as a person n ur talent, Love u n may your handsome soul rest in peace.", wrote the Dabangg actor. Neha in her emotional post wrote, "Gone too soon".

Swara Bhasker wrote, "Awful to learn of the sad demise of Wajid sir of #SajidWajid Crying faceCrying faceCrying face Deepest condolences to the family". Kyun Bhai? Rest in peace my bhai & may Allah give Sajid & family strength. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Safe travels bro @wajidkhan7. It's a huge loss to our fraternity.

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"Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un".

Meanwhile, Salman Khan a while back took to Twitter to play tribute to his dear friend Wajid Khan. The news of his demise was confirmed by music composer Salim Merchant.

Sharing one of the most fondest memories of the late musician, the Mom star added, "The most fondest memories of Mumbai I have are with Sajid and Wajid". You will truly be missed wajid bhai.

These included a coronavirus-themed song titled Pyaar Karona, aimed at spreading awareness about the deadly disease, and Eid release Bhai Bhai, which sends out the message of brotherhood.

Some of their most popular tracks from the action movie series are Dagabaaz Re, Fevicol Se, Tere Mast Mast Do Nain, Munni Badnaam Hui, Humka Peeni Hai, Hud Hud Dabangg, Munna Badnaam Hua, and Habibi Ke Nain.

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