Bollywood music composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid duo passed away on Sunday, 31 May. The 42-year-old musician was suffering from heart and kidney problems.
He was a close friend of Salman Khan and also composed songs for some of his biggest hits like Dabangg, Dabangg 2 and Ek The Tiger. Remembering him, Salman Khan wrote on Twitter, “Wajid Vil always love, respect, remember n miss u as a person n ur talent, Love u n may your beautiful soul rest in peace ...”
Wajid Vil always love, respect, remember n miss u as a person n ur talent, Love u n may your beautiful soul rest in peace ...— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) June 1, 2020
Condolences have poured in from the industry about Wajid Khan’s untimely demise. Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to write, “Shocked at the passing of Wajid Khan .. a bright smiling talent passes away .. duas , prayers and in condolence”.
Arjun Kapoor penned a note for him along with a photo of them sharing a light moment. “I still can’t believe it... feels like yesterday we were doing sittings for Tevar. One of the warmest & most decent souls I had the pleasure of knowing. Always a smile on his face & a song in his heart... Thank You Wajid bhai for the music & the memories. Rest in peace dear friend”, Arjun wrote.
Arbaaz Khan, who was closely associated with the composer, wrote, “RIP Wajid bhai you will be deeply missed. The music industry has lost a gem. Gone to soon. My heartfelt condolences to the grieving family and friends. Allah jannat naseeb kare”.
RIP Wajid bhai ☹️ you will be deeply missed. The music industry has lost a gem. Gone to soon. My heartfelt condolences to the grieving family and friends. Allah jannat naseeb kare pic.twitter.com/UfD9yVj829— Arbaaz Khan (@arbaazSkhan) June 1, 2020
Priyanka Chopra said that one thing she will always miss is “Wajid bhai’s laugh”.
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
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