Bollywood loses gem of a person, actor-screenwriter Kader Khan

Kader Khan

Veteran actor Kadar Khan who had been hospitalized due to prolonged illness passed away on December 31 at age of 81. The actor had developed serious breathing issues and the doctors had transferred him from regular ventilator to BiPAP ventilator. As per reports, Kader Khan was suffering from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, a degenerative disease that causes loss of balance, difficulty in walking and dementia. 

As per PTI, his son Sarfaraz told the last rites will be performed in Canada. His entire family resides there so they would be performing the rites in Canada itself. 

Born in Kabul, actor-screenwriter Kader Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's DAAG and has featured in over 300 films. Kader Khan is widely known for his humorous roles and he was at a peak in the 1980s and '90s. His sense of humor would not leave without tickling your funny bone, while he also made an impression with his negative roles. Apart from acting Kader Khan, also has 250 movies to his credit for writing the dialogues. As a screenwriter, Kader Khan had collaborated with Manmohan Desai and Prakash Mehra. He is known for his films BAAP NUMBRI BETA DUS NUMBRI, JUDAAI, TAQDEERWALA, MR AND MTS KHILADI, GHAR HO TOH AISA, YAARANA and many more. We pay our sincerest condolences to his family.