Sad News : Music director Wajid Khan passses away


Going by the turn of events, the year 2020 is not at all a happy year. A number of stars from the entertainment industry, in the past few months, have suffered from poor health. And now, music composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid fame passed away in hospital in Mumbai at the age of 43. He was suffering from Covid 19 as tweeted by Faridoon Shahryar Journalist based in Mumbai. Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam, who collaborated with the duo on several albums, confirmed the news to indianexpressdotcom Nigam said, “He has passed away. Can’t talk right now.”

The composer has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai and is reportedly on ventilator. Wajid had been suffering from kidney problem for the past few years.

Wajid had been keeping a low profile due to his ill-health but was last seen making an appearance at the music launch of Salman Khan’s film Dabanng 3. Sajid-Wajid have been Salman Khan’s favourite music composers and were given a break by the Bollywood superstar in his film Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya in 1998. Sajid-Wajid have recently composed Salman Khan’s lockdown songs Bhai Bhai and Pyaar Karona.

Many other Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute to Wajid.