Gone too soon” resonate tweets from loved ones and Bollywood fraternity as Wajid Khan of the musical duo Sajid-Wajid has passed away at a Mumbai hospital. He was 42. The singer cum music composer who suffered from a kidney ailment, succumbed to Coronavirus related complications. Salim Merchant was the first to share the heartbreaking news on via his social media handle. He wrote, “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.”
According to online reports, the music composer was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus a few days back. Wajid had been suffering from a kidney ailment and had recently had a kidney transplant, as per reports. Confirming the reason of his demise to PTI, Salim Merchant said, “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. (ALSO READ: Music Composer Wajid Khan Passes Away At The Age Of 42
Tributes have been pouring in from fans and Bollywood fraternity alike. Priyanka Chopra, Vishal Dadlani, Ranveer Singh, Sonu Nigam, Varun Dhawan expressed deep sorrow over his untimely demise.
Wajid Khan along with his talented brother, Sajid, had last composed Salman Khan’s Coronavirus anthems, Pyar Karona and Bhai Bhai.
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