Veteran actor-writer Kader Khan passed away at private hospital in Canada after being unwell for a long time now. The actor was suffering for progressive supranuclear palsy, a disease which causes dementia and loss of balance. Bollywood is mourning the loss of a legendary personality and many celebrities are posting condolence messages on various platforms of social media. Kader Khan will be buried in a Canadian cemetery, confirmed his son Sarfaraz. “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,” Sarfaraz was quoted as saying by PTI. Kader Khan was 81 years old and was of Afghan descent. Khan was recently admitted to a hospital in Canada after his condition deteriorated. Khan was on ventilator for a while before breathing his last.
Kader Khan has penned down stories for numerous films for top Bollywood celebs which includes Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor and Shatrugan Sinha. Kader Khan is also a popular actor and has acted in numerous movies in ’90s and early 2000s. Kader Khan was very popular for playing roles of fathers and his combination with Govinda in films like Dulhe Raaja and Saajan Chale Sasural were superhit back then. Celebrities like Shakti Kapoor, Govinda, Amitabh Bachchan and many others are mourning his demise and bidding a tearful adieu. Kader Khan is one of the few actors in Bollywood who has acted with multiple generations besides writing stories for many films.