Mumbai: Wajid Khan of music composer duo Sajid-Wajid died in early hours of Monday in Surana Hospital, Chembur, Mumbai, due to complications arising from a kidney infection. The singer-composer, 42, was also suffering from Covid-19 and had undergone a kidney transplant a few months ago. The news came as a shock to Bollywood as many celebrities took to social media to extend condolences.
Confirming the news, singer Sonu Nigam posted on Instagram, “My brother Wajid left us.”
“Music composer @wajidkhan7 – of the Sajid-Wajid duo – who was suffering from #COVIDー19 has tragically passed on. Truly saddened to see such a talented life cut short at 39. May his soul rest in peace & may God give his family, friends & fans the fortitude to bear this loss.,” tweeted Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.