As we celebrate the New Year Eve, we do it with a heavy heart for losing one of the most and highly acclaimed actor – Kader Khan. It is incredible to hear that we have lost him this Morning. He sighed his last breath in Canada when he was admitted for the issue of breathlessness. His son Sarfaraz Khan confirmed the news about his death at the age of 81. Big B and other actors have passed on condolences to his family. We also see them mourning the death and the loss. Let’s explore some of the interesting facts about the veteran actor as under:
Born in Afghanistan & Brought up in India – The actor was born in Kabul in Afghanistan in the year 1937. His parents shifted to India, and he was raised in British and British free India.
Did His Engineering – Despite all odds, his family made him study Engineering. He completed his Master’s Diploma program in Engineering from the known institute known Institution of Engineers (India) in Civil Engineering. Later he did his master’s in Arabic from Osmania University Hyderabad.
He was a Teacher – He was a no-nonsense person. After completing his engineering, he worked in Bombay’s popular college MH Saboo Siddiq Engineering College as a lecturer.
Spotted by Dilip Kumar – He was performing in the annual day function of his college when Dilip sb noticed him and soon signed him for his next movie.
Zarine Khan is her relative – Yes you heard it right, Zarine Khan is also related to Kader Khan. The late actor has one family in Holland. His son Sarfaraz Khan is also an actor and was seen in films like Ramaiya Vastavaiya and Tere Naam.
A career in B Town – The actor has worked in more than 300 films and has given dialogues and screenwriting for more than 1000 screens. He has also worked as a director and comedian apart from being an actor.
The actor is no more and its hard to lose a gem. His death has certainly created a vacuum which will take time to build the gap. His funeral is scheduled today in Canada. Hope his soul rests in peace.