Singer composer Wajid Khan of famous Sajid-Wajid duo passed away in Mumbai. The 42-year old singer was hospitalized with a kidney problem a few days ago in Surana Hospital in Chembur suburb and he breathed his last on Sunday. But there are conflicting claims about his death.
Death due to natural reasons
According to music director Salim Merchant, Wajid Khan had multiple health issues. He had kidney transplant a year ago and recently got infection in the kidney. Merchant said that Khan was on ventilator on the last days as his condition deteriorated during treatment.
Death due to coronavirus infection
The entertainment website Bollywood Hungama claimed that Wajid Khan died due to COVID-19. A noted journalist from the website tweeted that singer Sonu Nigam confirmed the demise of Wajid Khan and that Khan was suffering from novel coronavirus infection.
Sajid-Wajid duo music career
They started their career with Salman Khan’s 1998 movie Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya and they mostly composed music for Salman Khan’s movies including Garv, Tene Naam, Tumko Na Bhool Payenge, Partner and the Dabangg franchise.
Wajid Khan also a great playback singer and he gave his voice to Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar. Mera He Jalwa, Fevicol Se and Chinta Tha Chita Chita were some of the popular songs sung by Khan. Also, he had the credit of producing the theme song for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League. It was Dhoom Dhoom Dhoom Dhadaka.
The Bollywood and all the music industry are saddened with the untimely demise of Wajid Khan.