Veteran actor Kader Khan (81), who made us laugh and cry in numerous movies, passed away due to prolonged illness in Canada. His son told a news agency that he passed away on December 31 at 6 pm as per Canadian time (early morning in India).
Sarfaraz told the news agency:
“My dad has left us. He passed away on December 31 at 6 pm as per Canadian time due to prolonged illness. He slipped into coma in the afternoon. He was in the hospital for 16-17 weeks.”
Kader Khan‘s son also confirmed that the last rites will be performed in Canada.
“The last rites will be performed here in Canada only. We have our entire family here and we live here so we are doing it.”
On Friday, December 28, Kader Khan was put on a BiPAP ventilator after complaining breathing issues.
Kader Khan was an Afghan-born Indian-Canadian actor who acted in over 300 films. May his soul rest in peace.