Govinda talks about Kader Khan's son Sarfaraz's statement


09 Jan 2019

Kader Khan's death: Govinda reacts to son Sarfaraz's statement

The year 2019 started on a sad note for Bollywood as Kader Khan passed away on New Years eve in Canada.

His demise was followed by heartfelt tributes from several celebrities.

Govinda also penned an emotional message for his ustaad. However, Kader's son Sarfaraz was disappointed with Govinda's 'tribute' and slammed him.

Now, Govinda has responded to Sarfaraz's jibe by calling him a 'kid'.

Govinda's tribute

Govinda paid an emotional tribute to Kader

Govinda paid an emotional tribute to Kader

Kader's death shocked one and all. Moved by the unfortunate incident, Govinda wrote an emotional message for him on social media.

He shared a still from their movie Dulhe Raja and said that Kader was his ustaad and a father figure to him.

Govinda also wrote how Kader's midas touch made every actor he worked with a superstar.

Read Govinda's soulful tribute to Kader Khan here

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Sarfaraz's jibe

Sarfaraz slammed Govinda for faking emotions

Govinda's 'father figure' statement didn't go down well with Kader's son Sarfaraz. He took a dig on Govinda and quizzed him if he ever inquired about his ustaad's health in all these years.

"Has he even bothered to call us even once after my father's passing away?" Sarfaraz asked.

He claimed the industry follows the 'out of sight out of mind' policy.

Govinda's reaction

Govinda reacts to Sarfaraz's statement

Govinda reacts to Sarfaraz's statement

Unsurprisingly, Govinda was quizzed about Sarfaraz's comment against him. But the actor kept mum on it.

Govinda mentioned that he is aware of what Sarfaraz said about him but he shouldn't react to it.

"He is a kid and I wouldn't like to comment on it. I got to know (what he said)," Govinda told BBC Hindi.


Govinda and Kader shared great camaraderie

Meanwhile, Kader is being dearly missed by Bollywood fans. The veteran actor gave a new definition to comedy with his incredible timings and mindblowing comeback lines.

Kader shared a great camaraderie with Govinda and their pair was among the most entertaining onscreen jodi of Bollywood.

They gave several hits like Haseena Maan Jayegi, Dulhe Raja, Aankhen, Hero No. 1, and Coolie No. 1.

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How did Kader Khan died?

Asked 2019-01-09 13:04:23 by Rakesh Banerjee

Answered by NewsBytes

Veteran actor Kader Khan was battling with health issues for over a decade now. He was suffering from progressive supranuclear palsy - a health condition which causes dementia, loss of balance and a gradual deterioration of health. Kader was 81 when he breathed his last in Canada on December 31.

Why is Sarfaraz upset with Govinda?

Asked 2019-01-09 13:04:23 by Aadhya Patel

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Post Kader Khan's demise, Govinda shared a heart-warming quote for the actor and called him a 'father figure'. This didn't go down well with Sarfaraz who questioned Govinda if he ever inquired about Kader's health in a decade. Sarfaraz also mentioned that Govinda didn't even bother call them post Kader's demise.

How did Govinda defend himself againt Sarfaraz?

Asked 2019-01-09 13:04:23 by Ankita Powar

Answered by NewsBytes

Govinda was quizzed about Sarfaza's jibe and the actor dealt with it quite maturely. He said that he shouldn't comment on it. Govinda even called Sarfaraz a kid and said he is aware what Kader's son spoke about him.

Which are Govinda-Kader Khan's movies?

Asked 2019-01-09 13:04:23 by Hansika Tata

Answered by NewsBytes

Govinda and Kader Khan were among the most adored jodi of Bollywood. Together they have given several hits like Jaisi Karni Vaisi Bharni, Aunty No.1, Hero No.1, Aankhen, Haseena Maan Jayegi and many more.

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