The Hindi film industry was dealt another devastating blow on 1st June when the Bollywood news of Wajid Khan (of famous music-composer duo Sajid Khan) passing away broke. He was only 42, and soon, speculations over the cause of his demise began circulating like wild fire with everything from kidney failure to coronavirus being cited as a probability. Clearing the air of all rumours, the musician's family has now issued an official statement, declaring that he died due to cardiac arrest, while also expressing gratitude toward the staff of Surana Sethia hospital, where he was admitted.
Posting the statement on the official Instagram handle of Sajid-Wajid, the family wrote: “Our dearest Wajid passed away at the age of 47 due to a cardiac arrest on 1st of June at 00:30 am in Surana Sethia hospital. He had a successful kidney transplant last year and he was undergoing treatment for a throat infection. We would like to express our gratitude to Or Prince Surana who is family and has taken care of Wajid just like a brother would, Or Prashant Kewle, Or Kirti Sabnis, Or Nikhil Jain, Or Rupesh Naik, Or Dipen Deals, Or Aseem Thamba and the entire hospital staff who had been treating Wajid and taking care of him beyond the call of duty and had left no stone unturned for his treatment. We thank each of you for your selfless gestures from the bottom of our hearts. Wajid will stay in our hearts forever. -Sajid & family.”
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Sajid-Wajid have been responsible for some of the biggest hits and most melodious Bollywood albums post 2000, including Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Partner, Wanted, Veer, Dabangg, Housefull 2, Rowdy Rathore, Dabangg 2 and Main Tera Hero, while also giving some of SalmanKhan's greatest hits.
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