Wajid of composer duo Sajid-Wajid succumbs to COVID-19 at age 42
MUMBAI: Indian singer-composer Wajid Khan of music director duo Sajid-Wajid, fashionable for his or her work on celebrity Salman Khan’s movies corresponding to Wanted, Dabangg and Ek Tha Tiger, died within the wee hours on June 1 in a metropolis hospital as a result of coronavirus. The 42-year-old musician had underlying kidney points.
“He died of a cardiac arrest,” Wajid’s brother Sajid informed PTI whereas confirming that the musician had examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Music composer Salim Merchant, who first confirmed the information of Wajid’s loss of life, stated the composer was hospitalised lately at Surana Hospital, Chembur the place his situation deteriorated.
“He had a number of points. He had a kidney problem and had a transplant some time in the past. But lately he acquired to learn about kidney an infection… He was on the ventilator for the final 4 days, after his state of affairs began getting worse. Kidney an infection was the start after which he acquired vital,” Merchant informed PTI.
A supply near the household additionally confirmed the coronavirus prognosis. “He had coronavirus. When you have already got coronary heart and kidney points, your immunity is low. His state of affairs worsened in the previous couple of days,” the supply added.
The music director was laid to relaxation at a Versova cemetery within the presence of shut family and friends members at round 1:00 pm the identical day.
Sajid-Wajid lately composed songs for Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan — Pyaar Karona and Bhai Bhai.
Sajid-Wajid made their debut within the 1998 Salman superhit, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, scoring one track in that movie, Teri Jawani Badi Mast Mast Hai. The duo shot to fame with the Salman Khan blockbuster Dabangg in 2010, and there was no wanting again.
Among their quite a few hits have been Tere Mast Mast Do Nain and Hud Hud Dabangg (Dabangg), Do You Wanna Partner and Soni De Nakhre (Partner), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Laal Dupatta (Mujhse Shaadi Karogi), Mashallah (Ek Tha Tiger), Chinta Ta Chita (Rowdy Rathore), Fevicol Se (Dabangg 2) and Raat Bhar (Heropanti).
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