Wajid Khan's family and friends bid him a tearful goodbye

Carla Harmon
June 2, 2020

Music composer Salim Merchant says Wajid Khan, of composer duo Sajid-Wajid, had a kidney issue and had a transplant a while ago. "Duas, prayers and in condolence".

Preity Zinta wrote, "I used to call him my brother from another mother".

Katrina Kaif put out a picture of the departed musician on Instagram and noted that she will always remember his smile. You will truly be missed wajid bhai.

"He died of a cardiac arrest", Wajid's brother Sajid said while confirming that the musician had tested positive for Covid-19.


Wajid also was a mentor of the music reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012. The film proved to be a musical success and led to their collaboration with singer Sonu Nigam on the very popular album Deewana in 1999. Rest in peace, sir! Prayers and strength for the entire family!

They also crafted Salman Khan's recent track Pyaar Karona, an anthem to encourage listeners to do their part in fighting the pandemic.

In a video shared on Twitter, Rahat said that this was a big loss and Wajid was gone too soon. Wajid also did playback for Salman in hits like "Mera hi Jalwa" from Wanted, "Fevicol Se" in Dabanng 2 and for Akshay Kumar in "Chinta ta Chita Chita" from Rowdy Rathore. All heart. Every music session with him was memorable.

Wajid Khan passed away at a hospital in Mumbai.


Neha's brother Tony Kakkar wrote, "hocked to hear about the untimely Demise of #WajidKhan bhai. Rest in peace bhai!" May Allah bless your soul my brother.wahan ki zindagi Allah aahsaan kare Rip.

"I'm shocked! I've lost a dear brother Wajid!"

The duo shot to fame with the Salman Khan blockbuster Dabangg in 2010, and there has been no looking back.

Taking to Twitter, the "Bharat" actor paid tribute to his friend, saying he would also love, respect, remember and miss Wajid.


"Love u n may your lovely soul rest in peace", Salman Khan wrote.

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