Kader Khan

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Kader Khan
Khan in 2013
Born(1937-10-22)22 October 1937
Died31 December 2018(2018-12-31) (aged 81)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Alma materIsmail Yusuf College
Years active1971–2017
Spouse(s)Azra Khan
Children3 (including Sarfaraz Khan)
HonoursPadma Shri (2019; posthumously)

Kader Khan (11 December 1937 – 31 December 2018) was an Afghan-born Indian-Canadian Actor, screenwriter, comedian, and director. As an actor, he appeared in over 300 films after his debut movie in the 1973 movie Daag: A Poem of Love in which he acted as a prosecuting attorney.[1]

Khan was a Muslim and completed a pilgrimage to Mecca called Hajj in 2014.[2]

Khan died from complications of progressive supranuclear palsy at a hospital in Toronto, Ontario on 31 December 2018 at the age of 81.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "An interview with Kader Khan in Pune". February 2007. Retrieved 2014-10-01.
  2. "Kader Khan in Makkah for Haj". Arab News. Archived from the original on October 2, 2014. Retrieved August 31, 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. "Actor Kader Khan passes away". January 1, 2019. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  4. "Kader Khan, Veteran Actor, Dies At 81 After Long Illness". January 1, 2019. Retrieved January 1, 2019.