Leading Bollywood musician duo Sajid Wajid's Wajid Khan has died at a Mumbai hospital.
There are reports that Wajid Khan died due to the coronavirus but he was also suffering from kidney disease for a long time.
Singer Sonu Nigam also confirmed the news and wrote, "My brother Wajid has left us."
The music duo of Sajid Wajid, who composed 3 songs for actor Salman Khan in a lockdown situation due to corona, was in the news these days was released. Sajid Wajid composed the last song "Bhai Bhai" for Salman Khan which was released on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Wajid, who made his debut in 1998 with the song "Teri Jawani Badi Mast Mast Hai" from Salman Khan's superhit film "Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kiya", along with Sajid sang the most popular songs for Salman Khan's countless films.
With Salman Khan's blockbuster film "Dabangg", this duo became a household name for him. Among the many hit songs he composed were Tere Mast Mast Mast 2 Nain and Hur Hur Dabangg (film Dabangg, Do You Wanna Partner and Sony De Nakhre (Film Partner), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Lal Dupatta (Film Mujhse Shaadi Karogi)), Mashallah (Ek Tha Tiger), Chinta ta Chita (Rowdy Rathore), Favi Cole (Dabangg 2) and Raatbhar (Hero Patni) are some of the others.
Apart from being a musician, as a singer, Wajid also evoked the magic of his voice in the industry hit songs such as Do You wanna Partner, Chinta ta Chita, Tujhe Aksa Bech Gham Doon, and Jalwa.
Wajid Khan was also a judge on India's popular TV reality shows "Saare Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar" and "Saare Ga Ma Pa 2012".
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 🙏— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) May 31, 2020
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
I’m shocked!! I’ve lost a dear brother Wajid! I can’t come to grips with this tragic news... He was such a beautiful soul..— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) May 31, 2020
Oh dear Lord, Please have mercy...🙏
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون
May Allah SWT bless him in Jannat-ul-Firdaus...Ameen. 🤲
Actress Priyanka Chopra, Adnan Sami, Saleem Merchant, and many other prominent names belonging to Bollywood have expressed their grief over the demise of Wajid Khan.
Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui also expressed deep sorrow over his emotional attachment and friendship with Wajid on Insta and Twitter.
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un .— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) May 31, 2020
I lost my brother & very very dear friend Wajid.
Wajid my brother not done. There were many more conversations left bhai. Gone too soon, am shattered beyond repair.
Kyun Bhai? Rest in peace my bhai & may Allah give Sajid & family strength.🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/juZMHQZqeD
Adnan wrote, "I lost my brother and a very dear friend. There was still a lot to talk about, brother."