Actor Priyanka Chopra took to social media to express grief on the demise of music composer Wajid Khan. The popular star posted a heartbreaking tweet on Monday morning and remembered her dear friend from the Hindi film industry. PC wrote how she would always remember the late singer-composer with his hearty laugh. Also Read - Wajid Khan Passes Away at 42: Preity Zinta, Adnan Sami And Others Pay Tribute
The actor posted, “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” (sic) Also Read - Wajid Khan of Renowned Composer Duo Sajid-Wajid Passes Away
Other stars including Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan, Arbaaz Khan, Shanoo Sharma, Karanvir Bohra, Preity Zinta, Adnan Sami, and others from the music and the film industry recalled the fond memories and expressed love for the late music composer. Ranveer simply put a heartbreaking emoji, while Varun wrote that he was shocked to know about the news. His tweet read, “shocked hearing this news @wajidkhan7 bhai was extremely close to me and my family. He was one of the most positive people to be around. We will miss u Wajid bhai thank u for the music Musical note” (sic)
Wajid Khan passed away in the wee hours of Sunday at a hospital in Mumbai. Popular for curating songs in the Hindi film industry, Wajid is known for collaborating with his brother Sajid Khan and giving music to Salman Khan‘s Dabangg-series. The composer was 42 when he took his last breath. Various reports suggest that he was suffering from COVID-19 and was hospitalised for a few days, while some other reports suggest that he died due to kidney failure.
May his soul rest in peace!