Kader Khan funeral: Veteran actor to be buried in Canada
Kader Khan's death came as a big shock for Bollywood lovers. The veteran actor breathed his last on New Year's eve in Canada. He was 81 and died due to prolonged illness. Khan's funeral will be held in a Canadian cemetery today. The actor's last rites will be performed as per Muslim rituals in the presence of his family members. Here are the details.
Son Sarfaraz gets emotional on father's death
Bidding adieu to a loved one is never easy. Khan's family is obviously heartbroken post his demise. The legendary actor is survived by two sons. Talking about his last rites, son Sarfaraz said, "The funeral will be performed in Canada as we have our entire family here. He is going to be buried at approximately 2:30 PM as per Canadian time at Meadowvale Cemetery".
Khan suffered from progressive supranuclear palsy
Khan was battling health issues for a decade now. Reportedly, he was suffering from progressive supranuclear palsy. It is a degenerative disease which causes loss of balance, dementia and a gradual deterioration of health. Sarfaraz also revealed that the veteran actor had undergone knee surgery last year in Canada. Post the surgery, he had trouble walking and was wheelchair ridden.
Bollywood mourns Khan's death
Khan was one of the most noted artists of Bollywood and his death sent a wave of grief. Several celebrities paid their condolences and penned heartfelt messages for the legendary actor. Govinda called Khan his ustaad who was a father figure for him. Amitabh Bachchan praised his talent and said, "Man with best comeback lines departs". Certainly, a sad moment for Bollywood.
Govinda pens an emotional note for Khan
RIP Kader Khan Saab.— Govinda (@govindaahuja21) January 1, 2019
He was not just my "ustaad" but a father figure to me, his midas touch and his aura made every actor he worked with a superstar. The entire film industry and my family deeply mourns this loss and we cannot express the sorrow in words.#ripkaderkhansaab🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/NISPM1UMs1
Kader Khan will live in our hearts forever
Khan was not only a renowned actor but also a writer of eminence. He had written dialogs for blockbuster movies like Coolie, Suhaag, Parvarish, Dharam Veer and many more. Besides, he had also been a part of several hit movies like Judaai, Aankhen, Judwaa, etc. Life doesn't stop and the show must go on. But he will continue to live in our hearts forever.