After taking gems like Irrfan Khan
and Rishi Kapoor
, 2020 has stolen another talented soul from Bollywood. In a shocking state of events, music composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid fame has passed away. He had been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after being diagnosed with COVID-19. The news about his demise has been confirmed by Sonu Nigam.
As per sources, Wajid had not been keeping well for quite some time and had frequent health issues. The musician along with his brother Sajid has composed some amazing music numbers which will be remembered for generations. Wajid Khan's sudden demise has left behind a void in the film industry which will be very difficult to fill in the upcoming years. Sonu Nigam, while remembering the late music composer, writes, "My Brother Wajid left us."
As soon as the sad news about the music composer's demise circulated over the internet, many of his former colleagues and members of the film fraternity expressed shock over the same.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
also tweeted about the same and wrote, "Terrible news. The one thing I will always remember is Wahidbhai’s laugh. Always smiling. Gone too soon. My condolences his family and everyone grieving. Rest in peace my friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Salim Merchant, Vishal Dadlani, Harshdeep Kaur, Milap Zaveri, and many others are grief-sticken after getting to know this shocking news and have taken to social media to bid their last good byes to the departed soul.
May his soul rest in peace.