Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan passes away at 81

10:57 AM | 1 Jan, 2019
Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan passes away at 81
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MUMBAI - Veteran Bollywood actor-director-writer-comedian and a Quran scholar, Kader Khan has passed away today after a prolonged illness. He breathed his last at a hospital in Toronto, Canada, a family member said, reported Hindustan Times.

The 81-year-old is survived by his wife Hajra, son Sarfaraz, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren. According to a close relative Ahmed, the Chhote Sarkar passed away around 4 am (IST).

Khan was reportedly suffering from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, a degenerative disease that causes loss of balance, difficulty in walking and dementia.

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Last week saw fellow veteran Amitabh Bachchan pray for his speedy recovery. “Kader Khan… actor-writer of immense talent… lies ill in Hospital… Prayer and duas for his well being and recovery… Saw him perform on stage, welcomed him and his prolific writing for my films. Great company, a librarian and may not know, taught Mathematics,” the Bollywood's ShahenShah wrote on Twitter.

Kader, 81, is survived by his wife Hajra, son Sarfaraz, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren. According to Ahmed Khan, a close relative, he passed away around 4 am (IST). He said the last rites will be held in a Toronto cemetery later in the day.

RIP!