RIP Wajid Khan: 'Hud Hud Dabangg' to 'Chinta Ta Chita', top 10 hit tracks by the music composer


The year 2020 has been bringing us sad news day by day. Yet another one dropped in when the news of Bollywood composer-singer Wajid Khan's demise came in on Sunday night. Wajid of composer duo Sajid-Wajid fame passed away at the age of 42 at Surana Hospital in Chembur. "He died of a cardiac arrest," Wajid's brother Sajid told a news agency while confirming that the musician had tested positive for COVID-19. He was also suffering from a kidney problem over the past few years and was a ventilator after being hospitalized recently. He was the son of Ustad Sharafat Ali Khan, a famous tabla player. Sajid-Wajid made their debut through Salman Khan's film Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998). After this, in 1999, he gave music in Sonu Nigam's album Deewana, the songs of which became hit.

Wajid's hit songs went on the become top trending and entered every music lover's playlist. Today as every fan mourns his death. let's remember the musical soul with some of his hit Bollywood songs. 

Teri Jawani - Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya 

Sajid-Wajid made their debut into the world of Bollywood with Teri Jawani from the film Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya in 1998. The song featured Arbaaz Khan and Anjala Zaveri. 

Mujhe Shadi Karogi - Mujhe Shadi Karogi

Considered as one of the best wedding songs in India, the track features Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, and Salman Khan. Sajid and Wajid along with Anu Malik did the music composition for the film back in 2004. 

Soni de Nakhre - Partner

This song is from the 2007 film Partner. The film featured Govinda, Salman, Katrina Kaif and Lara Dutta in lead roles. The background music score for the film was by Salim - Sulaiman.

Hud Hud Dabangg - Dabangg

Sajid-Wajid collaborated with Salman Khan in a number of films. They got limelight with 2010 release Dabangg in which the two composed hit song Hud Hud Dabangg. 

Fevicol Se - Dabangg 2

The peppy 2012 track featuring Bollywood’s diva Kareena Kapoor Khan was an instant hit. This track was from the second part of Dabanng and was composed by Sajid-Wajid. 

Chinta Ta Chita - Rowdy Rathore

Starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha, the hook step of the track was the talk of the town during its release. The song is from Prabhu Deva’s cop-drama Rowdy Rathore that released in 2012

Mashallah - Ek Tha Tiger 

Sajid-Wajid broke all records with Mashallah from Salman Khan's and Katrina Kaif's Ek Tha Tiger that released in 2012. 

Aa Re Pritam Pyaare - Rowdy Rathore 

Aa Re Pritam Pyaare in another composition by music composer Wajid alongside Sajid. The song is from the hit 2012 film Rowdy Rathore

Mukhtasar Mulaqaat Hai - Teri Meri Kahaani 

Mukhtasar Mulaqaat Hai is Sajid-Wajid's other hit song from 2012 film Teri Meri Kahaani featuring Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. 

Govinda Aala Re - Rangrezz

Sajid Wajid's peppy track Govinda Aala Re set the festive mood right when it released in 2013. The song was from Jackky Bhagnani's Rangrezz