By | May 1, 2021
Wajid Khan Biography
Wajid Khan
Wajid Khan


  • Full Name: Wajid Khan
  • Age : 43 years
  • Date of birth : 1977
  • Date of death : 1 June 2020
  • Place of Birth : Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Profession : Music composer
  • Wife: NA
  • Son: NA
  • Brother: Sajid Khan
  • Father: Ustad Sharafat Ali Khan
  • Television: Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Bigg Boss 4, Bigg Boss 6
  • Films: Tere Naam, Garav, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Partner, Wanted, Veer, Dabangg, Dabangg 2
  • Religion: Islam
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Hometown: Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx) : 5’0
  • Weight: 70 kg
  • Eye color : black
  • Hair Color : Black

About Wajid Khan’s familiy

Wajid Khan was a famous Indian music director and singer. He worked as a duo with his brother, Sajid Khan. He was born into a Muslim family. His father, Ustad Sharafat Ali Khan, is a popular tabla player. His grandfather is Ustad Abdul Latif Khan and his maternal grandfather, Ustad Faiyyaz Ahmed Khan is awarded by Padmashri. His uncle is Niaz Ahmed Khan was conferred with the Tansen award.

His elder brother, Sajid Khan is a famous Indian music director.

Wajid khan married Yashmin Khan in 2003. The couple have two children; A daughter and a son.

Wajid Khan's Family
Wajid Khan’s familiy

Wajid Khan’s Profession and his Work’s

  • Wajid made his debut in 1998 with Salman Khan’s film Pyar Kiya Se Darna Kya. Apart from this, he also composed Music for many Salman’s films with his brother Sajid like Tere Naam, Garv, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Saathi, Wanted, Veer, Dabangg, Dabangg 2.
  • Wajid Khan singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Sajid has played the role of a judge in two seasons of Wajid.
  • The title track of Bigg Boss 4, Bigg Boss 6 and the IPL 4K theme song Dhoom Dhoom Dhadka is composed.
  • Wajid Khan has also sung many songs like Hamka Peeni Hai, Chhula Hut Dabangg, Pandey Ji Seti, Chin Ta Ta Chita Chita.
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  • He belonged to Sangeet Gharanas, ‘Kirana Gharana’ and ‘Punjab Gharana’.
  • He was trained to play guitar under India’s best guitarist, Das Babu.
  • He loved to sing ghazals.
  • Wajid and his brother, Sajid, received various awards for their contribution to the Indian music industry.
  • Sajid-Wajid always credits Salman Khan for giving him the opportunity to work in Bollywood.

 In an interview, Wajid said :

We will not deny that it was only due to Salman Khan that we got the opportunity to work in various projects and Prove our perseverance as a music director duo. How can we forget the fact that it was Salman who believed in our music When no one else trusted our ability? When you work with an actor like Salman, your ‘thinking’ gets bigger by itself.

Wajid khan’s Death Update

Wajid died on 1 June 2020 in Mumbai. Wajid was suffering from kidney disease. Recently he underwent kidney transplant.

According to some media sources, Wajid was also corona positive.

In an interview, noted Indian music composer Salim Merchant said,

He had many issues. He had kidney problems and had a transplant a while ago. But recently he came to know about the kidney Infection … He was on ventilator for the last four days, after his condition worsened.

Wajid Khan’s last work :

During the Corona Lockdown in 2020, Sajid-Wajid composed Salman Khan’s lockdown songs ‘Bhai Bhai’ and ‘Pyaar Karona’.

“Bhai Bhai” is also the last song composed by Wajid Khan.

His first and last song as music director was with Bollywood actor, Salman Khan.


Wajid khan dead body is buried in Versova Kabirstan, Mumbai , Next to the grave of the late Irrfan Khan, who left the world on 29 April 2020 , after fighting a long battle with cancer.

Various Bollywood celebrities mourned and tweeted on his death.

Salman Khan , Amitabh Bachchan , Varun Dhawan , Priyanka Chopra , has tweeted.

This is a huge loss for bollywood Industry and all of us !

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