Music composer Wajid Khan (43) dies due to coronavirus

Music composer Wajid Khan (43) dies due to coronavirus

He passed away in the early hours on Monday. Singer Sonu Nigam broke the news of Wajid Khan's untimely demise and as per the sources he revealed that the music director died past midnight on June 1, 2020.

Music composer Salim Merchant, who confirmed the news of Wajid's death, said the composer was hospitalized a few days ago at Surana Hospital, Chembur, where his condition deteriorated. He was admitted to the hospital following complications related to kidney infection but he was put on ventilator last week, PTI reported, quoting singer Salim Merchant: "He had multiple issues". Here's the list of the songs by Wajid Khan as a singer.

The composer duo also recently composed Salman's Eid special song, "Bhai bhai", which talks of communal harmony.

Wajid Khan was two years younger to his music partner and brother Sajid Khan.

Wajid and Sajid had together composed music for several big films like Wanted, Tere Naam, Partner, Rowdy Rathore, Singh Is Bling, Judwaa 2, Heropanti, and many more.

Wajid also gave many chartbusters songs for his dear friend, Salman like Fevicol Se and Mera He Jalwa. Recently, Sajid-Wajid also composed Salman's two songs, "Pyaar Karona' and "Bhai Bhai' amid the lockdown".

Wajid Khan

Wajid Khan along with brother Sajid khan judged three seasons of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (2010, 2012 and 2016), with Wajid Khan alone being a part of its 2018 edition. The news of the demise of the veteran singer was revealed by singer Sonu Nigam on Facebook. Always smiling face. Gone too soon. "Queen" actor Kangana Ranaut's team also posted her condolence message.

May Wajid Khan's soul rests in peace.

"Have woken up to this bad awful news of @wajidkhan7Wajid's passing away". Bachchan took to Twitter and wrote, 'Shocked at the passing of Wajid Khan. Prayers and strength for the entire family! "Why did you go away so soon?" It's a huge loss to our fraternity. Nothing I write will be enough today. "You will never be alone & our brother will forever be remembered". "Prayers for your peaceful journey Wajid bhai", he tweeted. Spent time on the SRGMP show with him as a co-judge and he was so kind and generous. Sang a attractive song #Kanha for #SajidWajid sad day.

"Shocked hearing this news @wajidkhan7 bhai was extremely close to me and my family". Always smiling. Always singing. The entertainment industry has been taken aback by the news of one of the most loved music directors of the B-Town. Later she tweeted "This can not be true!" Wajid Bhai was more than a friend and a composer to me.

Wajid, my brother, not done.

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