Music Director-Singer Wajid Khan Passes Away at 42
- Wajid Khan of Bollywood music composer duo Sajid-Wajid, credited with albums like Dabangg and Wanted, passed away in Mumbai on Sunday due to complications arising from a renal ailment and COVID-19. He was 42.
- Wajid Khan was admitted to Surana Hospital and Research Centre in Chembur after he developed an infection.
- A treating doctor said Wajid had a long history of infection, and had also undergone a kidney transplant. And since the operation, he was immunocompromised.
- Dr Prince Surana, medical director at Surana Hospital and Research Centre, confirmed Wajid Khan died due to complications from a renal ailment and COVID-19 infection.
- Sajid-Wajid made their Bollywood debut with Salman Khan starrer Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya in 1998, and later went on to score many albums for the superstar’s films, including Chori Chori, Hello Brother, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Partner, Wanted and Dabangg (1, 2 and 3). Most recently, Sajid-Wajid composed Salman’s “Bhai Bhai” single.
- As a singer, Wajid Khan began his career with Partner in 2008. He has crooned popular tracks like “Hud Hud Dabangg”, “Jalwa”, “Chinta Ta Ta Chita Chita” and “Fevicol Se” among more.
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