Singer Wajid Khan passes away after battling COVID-19; best Sajid-Wajid songs to listen

Singer Wajid Khan Passes Away After Battling Covid-19 - We The World Magazine
Image via Wajid Khan/ Twitter

Bollywood singer and music composer Wajid Khan passed away on Monday after battling the novel coronavirus. The 42-years old “Saamne Hain Savera” singer had kidney ailments and died due to “cardiac arrest” as told by his brother Sajid Khan.

This year has marked one of Bollywood’s grimmest with the passing away of iconic actors like Irfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor. Wajid Khan, more popularly known as a duo composer with his brother Sajid Khan as Sajid-Wajid, has worked on super-hit films like “Wanted” and “Ek Tha Tiger.” Wajid Khan’s mortal remains were buried in Mumbai’s Versova cemetery in the presence of his wife, children, and brother.

In an exclusive report, ABP news revealed that Wajid’s mother Razina too has contacted the virus. She is currently admitted to Mumbai’s Surana Sethia hospital. The media outlet also quoted a reliable source that told Wajid’s mother has contacted the virus before the late-singer passed away on early Monday. Wajid tested positive for coronavirus later. Razina got the virus while staying at the hospital to take care of her son.

Best Wajid songs to listen

Wajid Khan individually as well as under the banner Sajid-Wajid delivered some massively popular songs in Bollywood. Some of their most notable works are in Salman Khan’s movies like ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and ‘Wanted.’ Hear some of the best Sajid Wajid songs below:

Saamne Hai Savera


Surili Akiyon Wale

Dil Ko Aaya Sukoon

Hum Se Pyar Karle Tu

Chandaniya Lori Lori

Yaar Piya

Hud Hud


Munna Badnaam Hua

Which one is your favourite Sajid Wajid song? Artists don’t leave after all. They stay through their art.

(Cover image courtesy of Wajid Khan via Twitter)