ISLAMABAD, August 16 (online): Music composer Wajid Khan, of Sajid-Wajid fame, passed away on Monday, June 1 in a city hospital. The 42-year old singer-composer was reportedly affected by COVID-19 apart from battling heart and kidney-related ailments.
Wajid Khan’s death shocked everyone in the film industry and many Bollywood celebs took to social media platforms to express their grief and to offer condolences to the bereaved family. The composer duo was very close to actor Salman Khan with whom they had collaborated for a number of movies.
Sajid Khan opened up on how Salman was deeply affected by the composer’s death. He said, Tears started flowing down my eyes as I was talking. I told him, I feel that Wajid is with us right now. Salman walked back to the pool area and he looked up at the sky and started crying.”
Sajid-Wajid shared a special bond with Salman Khan and were close friends with the actor. In fact, it was Salman who gave them their Bollywood break, way back in 1998, in his home production Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya. Sajid-Wajd composed the song Teri jawaani badi mast mast hai in that film.
On his death, Salman had taken to his Twitter account to mourn Wajid’s death. “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 …” tweeted Salman Khan.
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