Bollywood music composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid duo passed away on Sunday, 31 May. The 42-year-old musician was suffering from heart and kidney problems.
Condolences poured in from the industry about his untimely demise. Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to write, “Shocked at the passing of Wajid Khan .. a bright smiling talent passes away .. duas , prayers and in condolence”.
T 3548 - Shocked at the passing of Wajid Khan .. a bright smiling talent passes away .. duas , prayers and in condolence— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) June 1, 2020
Arjun Kapoor penned a long note for his dear friend Wajid Khan along with a photo of them sharing a light moment. “I still can’t believe it... feels like yesterday we were doing sittings for Tevar. One of the warmest & most decent souls I had the pleasure of knowing. Always a smile on his face & a song in his heart... Thank You Wajid bhai for the music & the memories. Rest in peace dear friend”, Arjun wrote.
Sonam Kapoor, too, mourned his demise.
Priyanka Chopra said that one thing she will always miss is “Wajid bhai’s laugh”.
Terrible news. The one thing I will always remember is Wajid bhai's laugh. Always smiling. Gone too soon. My condolences to his family and everyone grieving. Rest in peace my friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers.@wajidkhan7— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) May 31, 2020
Arbaaz Khan, who was closely associated with the composer, wrote, “RIP Wajid bhai you will be deeply missed. The music industry has lost a gem. Gone to soon. My heartfelt condolences to the grieving family and friends. Allah jannat naseeb kare”.
RIP Wajid bhai ☹️ you will be deeply missed. The music industry has lost a gem. Gone to soon. My heartfelt condolences to the grieving family and friends. Allah jannat naseeb kare pic.twitter.com/UfD9yVj829— Arbaaz Khan (@arbaazSkhan) June 1, 2020
Singer-composer Salim Merchant said he was devastated by the news.
Devastated with the news of the passing away of my brother Wajid of Sajid -Wajid fame. May Allah give strength to the family— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) May 31, 2020
Safe travels bro @wajidkhan7 you’ve gone too soon. It’s a huge loss to our fraternity. I’m shocked & broken .
Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un
Take a look at some other reactions:
shocked hearing this news @wajidkhan7 bhai was extremely close to me and my family. He was one of the most positive people to be around. We will miss u Wajid bhai thank u for the music pic.twitter.com/jW2C2ooZ3P— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) May 31, 2020
Heartbroken. Both @SajidMusicKhan and @wajidkhan7 have been close & true friends. The kind who might see the light on and show up at our studio in the middle of the night just to meet and talk and share a laugh. Can't believe Wajid and I will never speak again.— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) May 31, 2020
I’m shocked!! I’ve lost a dear brother Wajid! I can’t come to grips with this tragic news... He was such a beautiful soul..— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) May 31, 2020
Oh dear Lord, Please have mercy...
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون
May Allah SWT bless him in Jannat-ul-Firdaus...Ameen.
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