In a jolt to Bollywood, music composer Wajid Khan, of Sajid-Wajid fame, passed away at a hospital. The news was confirmed by Music composer Salim Merchant on Twitter.
Taking to his official account, he wrote, “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 Wajid Khan you’ve gone too soon. It’s a huge loss to our fraternity. I’m shocked & broken. Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un.”
Devastated with the news of the passing away of my brother Wajid of Sajid -Wajid fame. May Allah give strength to t… https://t.co/KMz2QL719I
— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) 1590956076000
Several celebrities took to social media platforms to express their grief and to offer condolences to the bereaved family.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas posted a tweet expressing her disbelief over the sad demise of the noted composer.
“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.”
Terrible news. The one thing I will always remember is Wajid bhai’s laugh. Always smiling. Gone too soon. My condol… https://t.co/xdtQEsFoJ1
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) 1590958274000
Noted playback singer, Sonu Nigam also posted a message on Facebook, along with a photo with the composer duo, expressing his grief at the sudden passing away of the noted composer.
Actor Varun Dhawan, also took to Twitter to express his shock at the sudden demise, his tweet read, “Shocked hearing this news Wajid Khan 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.”
shocked hearing this news @wajidkhan7 bhai was extremely close to me and my family. He was one of the most positive… https://t.co/kBe1R9ChpR
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) 1590959345000
Amitabh Bachchan wrote, “T 3548 – 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) 1590978488000
Check out the tweets below:
RIP Wajid bhai ☹️ you will be deeply missed. The music industry has lost a gem. Gone to soon. My heartfelt condolen… https://t.co/e9s6jwhuji
— Arbaaz Khan (@arbaazSkhan) 1590976922000
Damnit Wajid. Gone too soon. The songs you sang to me when I was depressed and made Barista in Andheri my retreat w… https://t.co/dCWn9X5QgQ
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) 1590978771000
Rest in peace Wajid Bhai. I am deeply saddened by the news that you are no more with us. Your contribution to the m… https://t.co/yCTTGRULuN
— Daisy Shah (@ShahDaisy25) 1590977491000
Gone too soon #WajidKhan.. thank you for the musicdeepest condolences to his family.
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) 1590979146000
One thing I will remember about #wajid bhai was that he loved the film industry. Selfless he would call and talk a… https://t.co/v9mVkkA9q3
— Nikkhil Advani (@nikkhiladvani) 1590977044000
Deeply saddened to hear about the passing of #WajidKhan sir, who had been an integral part of my journey since the… https://t.co/EcMjW5CcmR
— Palak Muchhal (@palakmuchhal3) 1590976471000
Wajid Bhai you were the nicest, nicest nicest man! Always smiling. Always singing. All heart. Every music session w… https://t.co/VwLlM7lc0t
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) 1590960818000
RIP Wajid Khan. Gone way too soon. My deepest condolence to the family.
— Reema Kagti (@kagtireema) 1590975365000
My deep condolences to #WajidKhan Ji’s family. Still can’t believe that he is no more. Have always seen him smiling… https://t.co/bQxna49oWd
— Harshdeep Kaur (@HarshdeepKaur) 1590957884000
I am shocked and shattered ..my old friend composer #Wajid of #SajidWajid has left us! I shudder to think What more… https://t.co/YB6OyadbgT
— Jeet Gannguli (@jeetmusic) 1590956561000
I’m shocked!! I’ve lost a dear brother Wajid! I can’t come to grips with this tragic news… He was such a beautifu… https://t.co/zE4BnA6OMD
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) 1590965768000
Sad and heartbreaking news . RIP @wajidkhan7 May god give strength to the family for this huge loss
— Bipasha Basu (@bipsluvurself) 1590972813000
The Sajid-Wajid duo had last worked together on Salman Khan’s song titled ‘Bhai Bhai’, which was released on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, amid the COVID-19 induced lockdown.