Kader Khan Date of Birth

Bollywood comedian Kader Khan was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1937

Kader Khan Age

He was 81 years old when he died in 2018.

Kader Khan Family

His father was Abdul Rahman Khan from Kandahar while his mother was Iqbal Begum from Pishin, British India (now in Balochistan, Pakistan). Khan had three brothers, Shams ur Rehman, Fazal Rehman and Habib ur Rehman. He is an ethnic Pashtun of the Kakar tribe.

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Kader Khan Biography

Khan was raised in the Kamathipura neighbourhood of Mumbai. He enrolled in a local municipal school and later in the Ismail Yusuf College after which he graduated in Engineering specializing in Civil engineering.

Between 1970 and 1975, he taught at M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engineering in Byculla as a professor of civil engineering.

Kader Khan Wife

He was a married man. Soon he married Azra Khan.

Kader Khan Son

He had three sons: Sarfaraz Khan, Shahnawaz Khan, and a third son Quddus in Canada. His son Sarfaraz Khan has also acted in several films. He was related to the family of Zarine Khan, who also works in the film industry as an actress and model.

Kader Khan Actor

While performing in a play named Taash Ke Patey, he was noted by comedian Agha who then suggested actor Dilip Kumar to see the play. Kedar Khan impressed Dilip Kumar and he signed him up for his next film Sagina and Bairaag.

His career as a Hindi film writer began when Narinder Bedi saw the theatre play Khan had written and asked him to co-write the script for Jawani Diwani with Inder Raj Anand, for which Khan received 1500 rupees

Kader Khan First Movie

Khan made his debut with Daag, starring Rajesh Khanna in the main lead role, wherein Khan played the supporting role as an advocate. He subsequently starred as supporting artist with roles in Dil Diwana, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar and Mr. Natwarlal.

Kader Khan Movies

Khan acted in over 300 films in Hindi and Urdu and wrote dialogue for over 250 Indian films, from the 1970s up to the turn of the 21st century.

At the insistence of Rajesh Khanna, Manmohan Desai paid him the high amount of one lakh twenty-one thousand for writing dialogue for the film Roti (1974), which was produced by Khanna himself.

He has co-starred with Amrish Puri, Prem Chopra and Anupam Kher in many films. Kedar Khan has played a large variety of parts in different genre of films like comedy, action, romance, family, social and political.

He also started getting lengthy roles as supporting actor after 1984 with films like Masterji, Dharm Adhikari, Nasihat, Dosti Dushmani, Ghar Sansar, Loha, Insaniyat Ke Dushman, Insaf Ki Pukar, Khudgarz, Sherni, Khoon Bhari Maang, Sone Pe Suhaaga, and Vardi.

From 1988, there were films written with him in main lead like Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharnii, Biwi Ho To Aisi, Ghar Ho To Aisa, Hum Hain Kamaal Ke, and Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri.

He starred in his own comedy television series titled Hasna Mat, which aired on Star Plus in 2001

He later appeared in Tevar (2015), Lucky: No Time for Love (2006) and Family: Ties of Blood (2006).

Kader Khan Comedy

His first attempt at comedy was with Himmatwala and Aaj Ka Daur. He started doing main comedy roles from 1989 onwards, with films like Sikka, Kishen Kanhaiya, Hum, Ghar Parivar, Bol Radha Bol and continued through the nineties with comedy roles

Kader Khan Death Date

He died on 31 December 2018 at the age of 81.

Kader Khan Death

Khan had been suffering from supranuclear palsy, a degenerative disease. His family hospitalized him on 28 December 2018 complaining of “breathlessness” in Canada. He stayed with his son and daughter-in-law while seeking treatment.

On 31 December 2018, Khan’s son, Sarfaraz Khan, confirmed that Kader Khan had died. His funeral ceremony was held in Mississauga at Meadowvale cemetery, Canada.

Kader Khan Last Movie

His last movie is 2017 movie Masti Nahi Sasti.

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