In one of the most tragic news, Wajid Khan of the music composer duo Sajid-Wajid, passed away on Sunday, May 31 at a hospital in Mumbai. His last rites were performed at Versova at 1 pm on June 1. His brother Sajid Khan confirmed that Wajid had tested positive for COVID-19. But, he already had underlying kidney issues and died due to cardiac arrest.
A video featuring Wajid Khan resurfaced online in which he is seen singing the song ‘Hud Hud Dabangg’ from his hospital bed for his brother Sajid Khan. In the clip, the composer looked frail and even had shortness of breath. But, he was smiling throughout the video whiling crooning some of his favourite compositions.
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Late Wajid Khan singing the chartbuster #Dabangg title track on the hospital bed ???? #RiPWajid #SajidWajid #WajidKhan
Wajid Khan and Sajid Khan, music director duo, are the sons of Ustad Sharafat Ali Khan, a renowned tabla player. They first worked together for Salman Khan’s Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya in 1998. They then went on to work on several films together but are known to have worked with Salman the most.