After a prolonged illness at a hospital in Canada, actor-writer Kader Khan died on New Year's Eve at the age of 81. The last rites was carried out on Wednesday in Meadowvale cemetery in Canada. Several Aghan community members who paid their tribute to the late actor.
Earlier, Kader's son Sarfaraz had told to PTI that, The last rites will be performed here in Canada as we have our entire family here. The actor is going to be buried at approximately 2:30 pm as per Canadian time at Meadowvale cemetery.
The whole entertainment industry and fans are mourning the death of the legendary actor. Many actors including Govinda and Shakti Kapoor who worked with Kader in several hit films expressed their grief on his demise.
Kader Khan was reportedly suffering from progressive supranuclear palsy, a degenerative disease that causes loss of balance, difficulty in walking and dementia.
Talking about career, Kader went on to write dialogues for over 250 films, including some of the biggest blockbusters of the '70s and '80s such as Dharam Veer, Ganga Jamuna Saraswati, Coolie, Desh Premee, Suhaag, Parvarish, Amar Akbar Anthony, Sharaabi, Lawaaris and Muqaddar Ka Sikandar. He was equally brilliant as an actor after making his screen debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna’s Daag. He featured in more than 300 films.