Music director-singer Wajid Khan passes away

Wajid Khan of Bollywood music composer duo Sajid-Wajid, credited with albums like Dabangg and Wanted, passed away in Mumbai on Sunday due to complications arising from a renal ailment and COVID-19. He was 42.

Wajid’s final rites were held on Monday morning in Mumbai.

Wajid Khan was admitted to Surana Hospital and Research Centre in Chembur after he developed an infection. A treating doctor said Wajid had a long history of infection, and had also undergone a kidney transplant. And since the operation, he was immunocompromised.

The doctor added, “Later, we conducted a COVID-19 test, and it came positive.”

Dr Prince Surana, medical director at Surana Hospital and Research Centre, confirmed Wajid Khan died due to complications from a renal ailment and COVID-19 infection.

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