Indian musician Wajid Khan, part of Bollywood music director duo Sajid-Wajid, died of the coronavirus at a Mumbai hospital early on Monday, it was reported.
The 42-year-old died of 'cardiac arrest', according to his brother Sajid, who also confirmed that his brother had tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to a well-known Bollywood music director, Wajid was hospitalised a few days ago with multiple issues.
The brothers made their Bollywood debut with Salman Khan’s 1998 movie "Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya", and followed that with composing music for a number of Salman Khan’s films.
Wajid also did playback singing for Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar.
Several popular Bollywood figures expressed their grief at Wajid Khan’s death.
Terrible news. The one thing I will always remember is Wajid bhai's laugh. Always smiling. Gone too soon. My condolences to his family and everyone grieving. Rest in peace my friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers.@wajidkhan7— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) May 31, 2020
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