The composer was hospitalized a few days ago due to complications arising from a kidney infection, he succumbed to coronavirus at 42. Reportedly, the ‘Munni Badnam’ composer had throat and kidney infection, and later, he tested positive for COVID-19.
Wajid Khan, known for his compositions for Salman Khan’s popular movies such as ‘Wanted’, the ‘Dabangg’ franchise and ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, was laid to rest at a Versova cemetery in presence of close friends and family members.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan also shared condolences on Twitter. “I have just lost my brother today. Wajid bhai was more then a friend and a composer to me. May Allah Bless him Jannat. Ameen,” he said.
Pakistan’s popular star Adnan Siddqui expressed shock and posted his message of grief and sorrow on Instagram.
RIP Wajid Khan.