The year 2020 is miserable for the whole world and also for Bollywood. First Rishi Kapoor, then Irfaan Khan and now famous singer Wajid Khan also left this world. The duo of Sajid-Wajid is now incomplete forever, as Wajid Khan passed away today. Whole Bollywood is in shock after the news of his death. No one is ready to believe the tragedy.
Stars and celebrities are giving him tribute. According to media reports, he was infected with a deadly virus. His family informed the media that ‘Wajid was a patient of kidney disease, and two years back, he got his kidney transplanted. There was an infection in his neck, but his report is still pending.’ Wajid Khan passed away on Monday morning in Mumbai at the age of 42 due to kidney infection. Singer Salim Merchant confirmed his death to media by saying that he was admitted in Chembur’s Surana hospital a few days ago. Salim mentioned in his statement that ‘He was suffering from so many diseases. There was an issue of the kidney, and he also had a kidney transplant earlier. Also, he was on the ventilator from the last four days.’
Wajid Khan, with his brother Sajid Khan, gave music in many films. The duo of Sajid-Wajid is trendy in Bollywood and industry. Sajid-Wajid made their debut in 1998 by providing music to Salman Khan’s movie ‘Pyaar Kiya toh Darna kya’. In 1999 he gave music to Sonu Nigam’s album ‘Deewana,’ which consists of songs like ‘Deewana Tera’ and ‘Is Kadar Pyaar hai’. In the same year, he also gave music to film ‘Hello Brother’ as music directors and gave music to songs like ‘Hello Brother’ and ‘chupke se’. Sajid-Wajid is shown to be so close to Salman Khan, who provided music in his many films. Films consist of their music is ‘Tumko na Bhool paenge’, ‘partner,’ ‘Tere Naam,’ and hit movies as ‘wanted’. Many reality shows’ Saa re gaa ma pa’ and ‘big boss’ also got their title tracks music from them.
As the news came, social media got flooded by his death’s posts and tributes. Fans of Wajid Khan posted on social media. Many of Bollywood’s celebrities also shared their upsetting posts and tweets.
Salim Merchant, who confirmed his death, showed grief and did a tweet about the same and wrote, “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 massive loss to our fraternity. I’m shocked & broken. ”
Actress Priyanka Chora also shared a hurtful message on twitter and wrote “Terrible news. The one thing I will always remember is Wajid bhai’s laugh. I am always smiling. He is gone too soon. My condolences to his family and everyone are grieving. Rest in peace, my friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers. @wajidkhan7”.
Varun Dhawan also shared a picture of Wajid Khan with David Dhawan on twitter with the caption. He also showed his grief and said that this news is very shocking. Many celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Sidharth Malhotra, and Pareeniti Chopra posted on Twitter.
Vishal Dadlani, who worked with him in a reality show and also in many films, shared his grief on twitter “Heartbroken. Both @SajidMusicKhan and @wajidkhan7 have been close & true friends. When used to see the light on, show up at our studio in the middle of the night to meet, talk, and share smiles. Can’t believe Wajid, and I will never speak again.”
Wajid was a wise person and also was one of the best music composers in Bollywood. May his soul finds peace.