Wajid Khan died due to health complications and coronavirus.
Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid duo died at the age of 42. Sonu Nigam confirmed this news through an Instagram post as he wrote “My brother Wajid left us.” Salim Merchant revealed that he had various health issues and was also suffering from kidney problems. It was later confirmed that he also had coronavirus.
Sajid-Wajid duo has worked on many songs for films including Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya, Dabangg, Hello Brother, Wanted, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, and many more. His last project with Salman Khan was his new single, Bhai Bhai. Bollywood mourned the loss of this singer-composer and shared many heartfelt messages for Wajid as well as his family. Here are the messages shared by celebrities.
Sad News: Noted singer Sonu Nigam just confirmed to me that music composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid passed away a short while back. He was suffering from Covid 19.
— Faridoon Shahryar (@iFaridoon) May 31, 2020
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Terrible news. The one thing I will always remember is Wajid bhai’s laugh. Always smiling. Gone too soon. My condolences to his family and everyone grieving. Rest in peace my friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers.@wajidkhan7
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) May 31, 2020
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 to hear about the cruelly untimely demise of Wajid of the renowned Composer duo of SajidWajid•Incredible loss of a very very dear friend & a very very talented musical mind – a Gr8 sport….
@BeingSalmanKhan @singer_shaan @RameshTaurani
— Babul Supriyo (@SuPriyoBabul) May 31, 2020
This cannot be true ! I can’t believe that Wajid bhai has left us .. In state of complete shock ! Worked with u on so many songs and just met u a while ago @wajidkhan7 .. May your soul Rest In Peace 🙏 May god give strength to the family to bear this huge loss
— Tulsi Kumar #TereNaal (@TulsikumarTK) May 31, 2020
People were shocked to learn about Wajid Khan’s demise and shared condolences for the family.