Kader Khan is no more: Bollywood celebs pay tribute to the actor on Twitter

Veteran Bollywood actor-writer-comedian Kader Khan, breathed his last today in Canada. He was 81-year-old. Kader Khan worked in more than 300 movies and written dialogues for hundreds of films. Last week, he was admitted to a hospital in Canada after he complained about the difficulty in breathing. The legendary actor was known for his best performances in films such as ‘Daag’, ‘Chowki No.11’, ‘Bulundi’, ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’, ‘Himmatwala’, ‘Sikka’, ‘Aankhen’ and many more.

Confirming Kader Khan’s demise news, his son Sarfraz told news agency PTI,

“My dad has left us. He passed away on December 31 at 6 pm as per Canadian time due to prolonged illness. He slipped into coma in the afternoon. He was in the hospital for 16-17 weeks. The funeral will be performed in Canada only. We have our entire family here and we live here so we are doing it.

“We are thankful to everyone for their blessings and prayers,” he added.

As soon as the news of Kader Khan’s death broke, Twitter got flooded with condolence messages. Several Bollywood celebrities have also extended their condolences.

Here is how Bollywood celebrities pay tribute to Kader Khan:

Varun Dhawan,

Akshay Kumar tweeted,

Rishi Kapoor too tweeted his condolence,

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan expressed his sadness over Khan’s demise:

Sara Ali Khan condoled Kader Khan’s demise:

The ‘Accidental Prime Minister’ star Anupam Kher extended his condolence .


Manoj Bajpayee paid his tribute to Kader Khan:

Paresh Rawal extended condolence:

Khan had made his acting debut in 1973 with Daag, which starred Rajesh Khanna in the lead role. Apart from giving some of the most memorable funny characters in Bollywood films, Khan had also been praised for his negative roles in films like Do Aur Do Paanch (1980) among others.

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