In a Tweet, Bollywood music composer Salim Merchant confirmed on Twitter that Wajid Khan is no more. Wajid Khan was admitted to Surana Hospital, Chembur where his condition deteriorated.
Wajid Khan’s Death
The music composer died at the age of 42 due to a kidney infection. Salim Merchant told PTI that “He had multiple issues. He had a kidney issue and had a transplant a while ago. But recently he got to know about kidney infection… He was on the ventilator for the last four days, after his situation started getting worse. Kidney infection was the beginning and then he got critical.”
While reports say the death was due to a kidney infection, there is fake news going around on social media that the death was due to coronavirus.
Wajid Khan’s Work
Wajid Khan was known for his songs in movies such as:
- Dabangg franchise
- Tumko Na Bhool Payenge
- Tere Naam
- Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya
Some of his popular songs included:
- Mera He Jalwa
- Fevicol Se
- Chinta Ta Chita Chita
Bollywood Celebrities Express Remorse
Bollywood celebrities have taken on social media to express remorse. Here are some of the Tweets we found:
The year 2020 has truly been a devastating and disheartening year. With the coronavirus pandemic shaking up the entire world, followed by the deaths of Bollywood celebrities like Irfaan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, and Wajid Khan. Not only this, but the TV industry has also lost gems like Sachin Kumar and Preksha Mehta.
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