Veteran actor-writer Kader Khan, who died on January 1, 2019, will be buried today at a cemetery in Canada. It is to be noted that Kader Khan died after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Canada. He was 81.
Talking to the news agency PTI, Kader Khan’s son Sarfaraz said, “The last rites will be performed here in Canada as we have our entire family here. He is going to be buried at approximately 2:30 pm as per Canadian time at Meadowvale cemetery.”
According to reports, Kader Khan was suffering from supranuclear palsy, which can cause loss of balance and dementia in a person’s body. It has also been reported that Khan was kept on a ventilator few days prior to his death.
Canada: #Visuals from veteran actor & screenwriter Kader Khan's funeral ceremony held in Mississauga yesterday. He passed away at the age of 81 in a hospital in Toronto on January 1 pic.twitter.com/08TPt8AWMg
— ANI (@ANI) January 3, 2019
RIP Kader Khan Saab.
He was not just my "ustaad" but a father figure to me, his midas touch and his aura made every actor he worked with a superstar. The entire film industry and my family deeply mourns this loss and we cannot express the sorrow in words.#ripkaderkhansaab🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/NISPM1UMs1
— Govinda (@govindaahuja21) January 1, 2019
T 3045 – Kadar Khan passes away .. sad depressing news .. my prayers and condolences .. a brilliant stage artist a most compassionate and accomplished talent on film .. a writer of eminence ; in most of my very successful films .. a delightful company .. and a mathematician !! pic.twitter.com/l7pdv0Wdu1
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 1, 2019
— indianhistorypics (@IndiaHistorypic) January 1, 2019
Born in Kabul, Kader Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna’s ‘Daag’ and has featured in over 300 films. He has also written dialogues for over 250 movies. Before becoming an actor, he had written dialogues for Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan’s ‘Jawani Diwani’.
As a screenwriter, Khan collaborated with Manmohan Desai and Prakash Mehra. His films with Desai include ‘Dharam Veer’, ‘Ganga Jamuna Saraswati’, ‘Coolie’, ‘Desh Premee’, ‘Suhaag’, ‘Parvarish’ and ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’. His films with Mehra include ‘Jwalamukhi’, ‘Sharaabi’, ‘Lawaaris’ and ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’.
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