Wajid Khan of the duo Sajid-Wajid dies at the age of 42 News

Wajid Khan of the duo Sajid-Wajid dies at the age of 42

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Time icon June 1, 2020

The renowned music composer Wajid Khan, who was a part of the famous duo Sajid-Wajid breathed his last on Sunday night!

It’s an extremely sad day for the entertainment industry as the celebrated music composer Wajid Khan has passed away. The news of his death broke out after midnight and condolence tweets have been pouring in since then.

Music composer confirmed the news to PTI as he revealed that Wajid was hospitalised a few days ago at Surana Hospital of Chembur. “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,” Salim said.


He was a part of the popular duo Sajid-Wajid, and have given music to films like Wanted, Dabangg and Ek Tha Tiger. The duo had made their debut with Salman Khan’s film Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya. And have given many chartbusters since then. Apart from music composition, Wajid also did playback singing.

His death at the age of 42 is a heartbreaking news for the industry. We had earlier lost gems like Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor on March 29th and March 30th respectively.

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