Tributes started pouring in for veteran actor-writer Kader Khan after his death in Canada on 31 December.
Union Ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Smriti Irani, actor-Member of Parliament Paresh Rawal were among those who expressed their grief about Khan’s death.
Naqvi was ‘deeply saddened’ while Rawal sent prayers for the actor to ‘rest in peace.’
Smriti’s post summed up the impact that Kader Khan had, particularly on the ‘80-90s kids, who would surely be familiar with his numerous films in that period. The former actress also wrote how she never met him but would have thanked him for the laughter and his craft.
Manoj Bajpayee also conveyed his sadness. Actor Rohit Roy conveyed his sadness at the passing of the actor by sharing how he had worked with him as a co-star and director. He called Khan a ‘lovely and humble man’ and that he had many anecdotes to share. He concluded his post by writing, “Cinema loses another great actor.’
Kader Khan passed away due to prolonged illness at the age of 81 on December 31, his son Sarfaraz confirmed.
Khan was admitted to a hospital in Canada and his son confirmed that his last rites will be conducted in the country.
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