Kader Khan’s Mortal Remain To Be Buried In Canadian Cemetery Today

Mina Muzumdar |Jan 03, 2019

Mortal remain of comedy king Kader Khan to be buried in a cemetery in Canada today, Kader Khan’s son confirms.

Bollywood legend Kader Khan went to be with the Lord on January 1, 2019 after a prolonged illness. Kader Khan’s son, Sarfaraz confirmed his mortar remain to be buried in Canadian Cemetery today.

“The last rites will be performed here in Canada as we have our entire family here. He (Khan) is going to be buried at approximately 2:30 pm as per Canadian time at Meadowvale cemetery,” Sarfaraz spoke to PTI.

Kader Khan suffered from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a degenerative disease that causes loss of balance, difficulty in walking and dementia. He moved to Canada a few years ago and has been living with his son and daughter-in-law.


Kader Khan was born in Kabul, Afghanistan on October 22. He is an Afghan-born Indian-Canadian. His family migrated to Mumbai when he turned to one year old.

Kader Khan is affectionately known for comedy role and has become an iconic comedy actor. Before making his debut in Bollywood, Kader used to be a lecturer, teaching civil engineering at a college in Mumbai.

He made his debut in a role of an actor in Yah Chopra’s Daag (1973). Kader Khan raised to fame and become an iconic comedian in the 80s and 90s He has appeared in more than 300 films and won the Best Comedian Award by Filmfare 9 times.

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Besides acting career, he is also a dialogue writer and has penned 12 films. His most iconic role was in Dulhe Raja (1998), Haseena Maan Jayegi (1999), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004). The last time he appeared on the screen is in Ho Gaya Deemag Ka Dahi (2015), a Bollywood drama directed by Fauzia Arshi.

After the news about his death was announced by the mass media, Bollywood has mourning the great loss of a legend. Many industry friends then took to Twitter to paid tribute to one of the greatest actor of all time.


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