Wajid Khan, of composer duo Sajid-Wajid, dies at 42; Bollywood mourns demise
Wajid Khan, of composer duo Sajid-Wajid died at 42. The news of Wajid’s demise was shared by Sonu Nigam on social media. The singer-composer breathed his last in wee hours of Monday in a city hospital. Wajid died due to complications arising from a kidney infection. Sajid-Wajid started their career in 1998 with Salman Khan-starrer Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya. The composer duo scored music for many Salman Khan films including Hello Brother, Wanted and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi. Wajid composed music for blockbusters like Tere Naam, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Dabangg and Ek Tha Tiger. Wajid had also lent his voice to songs such as Hud Hud Dabangg, Jalwa and Fevicol Se. Wajid served as mentor on singing reality shows Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012 and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar. Wajid and his brother Sajid also scored IPL 4 theme song, Dhoom Dhoom Dhoom Dhadaka. Bollywood fraternity mourned the demise of the singer-composer.