TORONTO – Kader Khan, a veteran Indian Bollywood actor, who was admitted to a hospital in Canada after complaining of difficulty in breathing, has passed away. He was 81 years old.
Days before Kader Khan’s demise, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan had shared a special wish and prayer for the quick recovery of his co-star.
It is to be noted that Kader Khan and Amitabh Bachchan worked together in films including Do Aur Do Paanch, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Mr Natwarlal, Suhaag, Coolie and Shahenshah. However, Khan has also written several dialogues for Coolie No. 1 and more films.
Kader Khan was born in Afghanistan on 22 October 1937. He was an Indian-Canadian film actor, who worked over 300 Bollywood movies after making his acting debut in 1973 film Daag, which also starred Rajesh Khanna.
Talking about his educational qualification, he graduated from Ismail Yusuf College, which is affiliated to Bombay University. Before entering in tinsel town, he used to teach at M.H Saboo Siddik College of Engineering, Mumbai as a professor of Civil branch.
Kader Khan family background:
He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. His father’s name was Abdul Rahman Khan belonging to Kandahar while his mother’s name was Iqbal Begum from Pishin (Pakistan). The legendary actor had three brothers Shams ur Rehman, Fazal Rehman and Habib-ur-Rehman.