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Bollywood music composer Wajid Khan passes away, coronavirus suspected


CHENNAI: Bollywood music composer duo Sajid-Wajid's Wajid Khan passed away on Monday in Mumbai. He was suspected to have been infected by coronavirus.

Bollywood playback singer Sonu Niagm took to Facebook to confirm the news.

The music composer was known for his works in Fearless (2010), Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) and Rowdy Rathore (2012). He was also famous for composing many songs for Salman Khan. Wajid Khan’s last project as a music director was Dabangg 3.

Music director Salim Merchant wrote on Twitter, “Devastated with the news of the passing away of my brother Wajid of Sajid -Wajid fame. May Allah give strength to the family. 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”

From Priyanka Chopra to Tulsi Kumar, Bollywood stars came forward to drop their condolences to his family.