Bollywood suffered a huge loss as the veteran actor- scriptwriter Kader Khan passed away at the age of 81 in Canada. His demise has left a void in the film industry. Many Bollywood celebrities condoled the demise of Kader Khan on social media and remembered the good times with him.
Kader Khan passed away on January 1. Amitabh Bachchan, who has worked with Kader Khan in several films tweeted, “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 !!”
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
Reacting to the tweet, Kader Khan’s son Sarfaraz said that the late actor remembered Big B until his last breath. During an interaction with IANS, Sarfaraz said, “But the one person that my father loved the most was Bachchan Saab (Amitabh Bachchan). I’d ask my father whom he missed the most from the film industry and the answer promptly would be Bachchan Saab. And I know the love was mutual.”
He also said, “Kader Khan’s son Sarfaraz Khan: I want Amitabh Bachchan to know that my father spoke about him till the end.”
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 and films with Mehra include Jwalamukhi, Sharaabi, Lawaaris and Muqaddar Ka Sikandar.