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Wajid Khan Bollywood Music Composer died at 42

Today young and talented Bollywood Music composer Wajid Khan of renowned composer duo Sajid-Wajid died at a Mumbai hospital in the wee hours due to complications from kidney infection. He was 42.

Wajid Khan, best known for composing peppy Bollywood numbers along with his brother Sajid, was mourned on Twitter by Bollywood celebrities with tweets pouring in from the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, her cousin Parineeti Chopra, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Preity Zinta and others. “Shocked at the passing of Wajid Khan. A bright smiling talent passes away. Duas, prayers and in condolence,” tweeted Mr Bachchan while Akshay remembered Wajid Khan as “Talented and ever-smiling” in his tweet. On Monday morning, Abhishek tweeted: “Rest in harmony, my friend. Had the pleasure of working with both Sajid-Wajid most loving and brilliant.” Priyanka wrote in her tweet: “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.” Karan Johar tweeted: “Wajid Khan, your music will always live on.” Preity, currently in Los Angeles like Priyanka, tweeted: “I will miss you and our jam sessions forever. Till we meet again.”

TV celebs pay their last respects.