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RIP: Music composer Wajid Khan no more, leaves Bollywood in shock

Mumbai: Music composer duo Sajid-Wajid, one of the vital famous Bollywood musicians of this period, will no longer entertain followers with their foot-tapping numbers.

Wajid Khan, who has composed music for quite a few fashionable movies like “Wanted”, “Dabangg” and “Ek Tha Tiger” alongside along with his brother Sajid, handed away in a Mumbai hospital on Monday. He was 42.

Wajid, who was struggling attributable to problems arising from a kidney an infection,  breathed his final through the early hours of Monday.

Music composer Salim Merchant, who confirmed the information of Wajid’s loss of life, mentioned the composer was hospitalised few days in the past at Surana Hospital in Chembur the place his situation deteriorated.

“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 advised PTI.

The music composer duo made their Bollywood debut with Salman’s 1998 film “Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya” and went on to work on actor’s varied movies together with “Garv”, “Tere Naam”, “Tumko Na Bhool Payenge”, “Partner” and the favored “Dabangg” franchise.

Wajid additionally did playback for Salman in chartbusters like “Mera He Jalwa”, “Fevicol Se” and for Akshay Kumar in “Chinta Ta Chita Chita” from the movie “Rowdy Rathore”, amongst others. He not too long ago co-composed Salman’s songs “Pyaar Karona” and “Bhai Bhai”, which the actor launched on his YouTube channel.

Wajid alongside along with his brother Sajid served as mentor on singing actuality exhibits “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012” and “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar”.

RIP: Music composer Wajid Khan no more, leaves Bollywood in shock

The composer duo additionally scored IPL four theme tune, “Dhoom Dhoom Dhoom Dhadaka”, which was sung by Wajid.

Soon after the information of the composer’s demise broke, many from the movie fraternity took to Twitter to pay tributes.

Actor Priyanka Chopra mentioned she is going to all the time keep in mind Wajid’s smile.

“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,” she posted on Twitter.

Actor Parineeti Chopra mentioned Wajid was one of many “nicest” males in the business.

“Always singing. All heart. Always positive. You will truly be missed Wajid bhai,” she tweeted.

Actor Varun Dhawan shared an image of his filmmaker-father David Dhawan with Wajid and remembered the musician as one of the vital optimistic individuals in Bollywood.

“Shocked hearing this news @wajidkhan7 bhai was extremely close to me and my family. He was one of the most positive people to be around. We will miss you Wajid bhai thank you for the music,” he wrote.

Music composer-singer Vishal Dadlani mentioned he was “heartbroken” after listening to the information.

“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,” he wrote.

Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan mentioned he was nonetheless unable to return to phrases with the information of Wajid’s demise.

“Shocking ! Good bye dear brother.. love you .. till we meet on the other side ! Prayers for your peaceful journey Wajid bhai,” he tweeted.

Singer Javed Ali posted, “Feeling Deeply Saddened after hearing shocking news of the sudden demise of Wajid Khan. May his Soul Rest in Peace. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May Allah give strength to the family.”


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