Veteran actor Kader Khan has been hospitalised in Canada and his condition is currently critical. The actor was admitted to the hospital following breathing problems. He was shifted from regular ventilator to a BiPAP ventilator. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to offer his prayers for Kader Khan’s well-being and recovery.
prayers and duas .. https://t.co/hYVjnN2ZUr— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 28, 2018
"Kader Khan... actor writer of immense talent... lies ill in Hospital... Prayer and duas for his well being and recovery... Saw him perform on stage, welcomed him and his prolific writing for my films. Great company, a libran and many not know, taught Mathematics," Bachchan tweeted.
T 3041 - KADER KHAN .. actor writer of immense talent .. lies ill in Hospital .. PRAYERS and DUAS for his well being and recovery .. saw him perform on stage, welcomed him and his prolific writing for my films .. great company, a Libran .. and many not know , taught Mathematics ! pic.twitter.com/yE9SSkcPUF— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 28, 2018
Bachchan and Khan worked together on films such as "Do Aur Do Paanch", "Muqaddar Ka Sikandar", Mr. Natwarlal, Suhaag, Coolie and Shahenshah.
Born in Kabul, Afghanistan on October 22, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's Daag. Prior to that he had written dialogues for Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan's Jawani Diwani.
As a screenwriter, Khan frequently collaborated with Manmohan Desai and Prakash Mehra. His films with Desai include Dharam Veer, Ganga Jamuna Saraswati, Coolie, Desh Premee, Suhaag, Parvarish and Amar Akbar Anthony and films with Mehra include Jwalamukhi, Sharaabi, Lawaaris, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar.
Khan has also penned dialogues for Coolie No. 1, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Karma and Sultanat. The actor has till now featured over 300 films. He has written dialogues for over 250 movies.
(With PTI Inputs)