Composer Mr Merchant told PTI the musician suffered from kidney ailments. He was on the ventilator for the last four days, after his situation started getting worse. He was one of the most positive people to be around.
Actor Varun Dhawan revealed the composer had been very close to his family, as he shared a picture of his father with Khan.More news: Arrested CNN Reporter Resumes Coverage
"Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un".
"Wajid Vil always love, respect, remember n miss u as a person n ur talent, Love u n may your lovely soul rest in peace.", wrote the Dabangg actor.More news: George Floyd killing: Police vehicles ram into protesters in NY
Pakistani popular singer and qawwal, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has expressed shock over the sudden demise of Bollywood composer-singer Wajid Khan. "Prayers for your peaceful journey Wajid bhai", he tweeted.
- Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) May 31, 2020Devastated with the news of the passing away of my brother Wajid of Sajid -Wajid fame.More news: Microsoft To Replace Journalists With Robots'
"Gone too soon. My condolences to his family and everyone grieving". Had the pleasure of working with both Sajid-Wajid most loving and brilliant. May Allah bless your soul my brother.wahan ki zindagi Allah aahsaan kare Rip. I know he was ailing for a while, regret not picking up the phone on him in this lockdown. "Can't believe Wajid and I will never speak again", he wrote. After the news had come out in public, the whole Bollywood fraternity has come forward to extend their respect and tribute to the late music composer. "Not only that invited me to their place and I had nihari cooked by their mother". I shudder to think What more is in store for us??? He along with his brother got the big break when they first scored music for Salman Khan and Kajol-starrer Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya in 1998. His popular works are "Hud hud dabangg", "Mujhse shadi karogi", "Chinta ta chita", "Raat bhar", "fevicol se", "Tujhe aksa beach" among others.