Actor Anupam Kher expressed his grief over the demise of senior actor Kader Khan, says he will miss him and country has lost one of its finest actor.
Veteran Bollywood actor-director-writer-comedian and a Quran scholar, Kader Khan died after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Toronto in Canada, on Tuesday.
Kader Khan, 81, is survived by his wife Hajra, son Sarfaraz, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren. According to media reports, he passed away around 4 a.m. (IST). The last rites will be held in a Toronto cemetery later in the day.
Expressing grief over the demise of senior actor, Anupam Kher shared a video post, he captioned it, “#KaderKhan Saab was one of the finest actors of our country. It was a joy and a learning experience to be on the sets with him. His improvisational skills were phenomenal. His humour was eternal and original. He was a wonderful writer. We will miss him & his brilliance”
In the video, Anupma is seen saying, “I am sad about Kader Khan’s demise. I have done a lot of films with him; he was my senior and my colleague. He was a great actor. I got to learn a lot from him about life, films and stage. He was a great scholar. He would love to talk about varied topics and he had mastery in so many topics”
“Our country has lost a great actor and a beautiful man. My condolences for his family members and entire fan base in our country. I would pray to god to grant peace to his soul. Kader Khan Sahab I will miss you, the country will miss you”
Kader Khan has been a part of over 300 films in his career and had a huge fan following because of his impeccable comic timing. Having starred in hit movies like Judaai, Hero No 1, Raja Babu, Taqdeerwaala, Hum Hain Kamaal Ke, Coolie No 1, Lucky, Fun2shh, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Rajaji and many more, he was defined as a mass entertainer.