Music Fraternity Mourns the Death of Wajid Khan

Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid duo died due to COVID-19 complications

Music Fraternity Mourns the Death of Wajid Khan
Music Fraternity Mourns the Death of Wajid Khan

Wajid Khan of famous musical duo Sajid-Wajid died on 1st June 2020 at the age of 42. According to his brother Sajid Khan, the reason behind his death is cardiac arrest while he also had COVID-19 symptoms.

Talking about Wajid Khan’s demise, music composer Salim Merchant opened up and said, “Devastated with the news of the passing away of my brother Wajid of Sajid -Wajid fame. May Allah give strength to the family." He further added, "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.”

Moreover Salim shared the details for his cause of death, “He had multiple issues. He had a kidney issue and had a transplant a while ago. But recently he got to know about kidney infection... He was on the ventilator for the last four days, after his situation started getting worse. Kidney infection was the beginning and then he got critical.”

Famous singer and composer Vishal Dadlani shared his heart on the sad demise of Wajid, “Heartbroken. Both @SajidMusicKhan and @wajidkhan7 have been close & true friends. The kind who might see the light on and show up at our studio in the middle of the night just to meet and talk and share a laugh. Can't believe Wajid and I will never speak again.”

In another tweet, Vishal wrote, “Hard to believe we won't meet again, talk again, laugh again, @wajidkhan7 (in front, in the picture). My brother, you will never be alone and our brother will never be forgotten.”

Leading singer of Bollywood Shankar Mahadevan tweeted along with a picture and said, “Am just not able to come to terms with this ! Shocking ! Good bye dear brother.. love you .. till we meet on the other side! Prayers for your peaceful journey Wajidbhai.”

Singer Adnan Sami shared his condolences and said, "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.. Oh dear Lord, Please have mercy...إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون May Allah SWT bless him in Jannat-ul-Firdaus...Ameen."

Pakistani leading singer Rahet Fateh Ali Khan also tweeted and prayed for his eternal journey, “I have just lost my brother today. Wajid bhai was more than a friend and a composer to me. May Allah Bless him Jannat. Ameen."

Sajid-Wajid duo made their Bollywood debut with Salman Khan’s movie Piyaar Kiya Tou Darna Kia. Later, they collaborated with Salman Khan and gave music for his many famous films which includes Dabangg franchise, Wanted and Partner.