Wajid Khan, of composer duo Sajid-Wajid has died at the age of 42. Soon after his death, several news reports emerged that claimed he succumbed to the novel coronavirus. However, there is no confirmation regarding the cause of death.
According to sources, the composer 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 admitted to Chembur’s Surana Hospital a few days ago where he was put on the ventilator after his situation started getting worse.
Singer and music composer Salim Merchant took to Twitter to express grief over the death of his ‘brother’. Wishing him safe travels, he said Khan’s death is a huge loss to the film fraternity.
Other Bollywood fraternity mourned the demise of the singer-composer. Actor Priyanka Chopra, Pareeniti Chopra, Sonu Nigam also took to social media to expressed condolences to his family and everyone grieving.