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Kader Khan passes away at 81: Remembering the legendary actor with these throwback pictures

Legendary actor Kader Khan passed away in Canada after prolonged illness.

India TV Entertainment Desk [ Updated: January 01, 2019 18:31 IST ]
  • Kader Khan, best known for penning some of the most powerful dialogues and comic timing as an actor, passed away on January 1 due to prolonged illness. He was 81.  Here's remembering the legend of Indian cinema with these unseen and rare Kader Khan pictures.
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    Kader Khan, best known for penning some of the most powerful dialogues and comic timing as an actor, passed away on January 1 due to prolonged illness. He was 81.  Here's remembering the legend of Indian cinema with these unseen and rare Kader Khan pictures.

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His golden period in Bollywood was from 1982 onwards as he started getting more screen time as a villain. Films like Biwi Ho Toh Aisi, Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri, Ghar Ho Toh Aisa saw him at the peak of his acting prowess.
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    His golden period in Bollywood was from 1982 onwards as he started getting more screen time as a villain. Films like Biwi Ho Toh Aisi, Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri, Ghar Ho Toh Aisa saw him at the peak of his acting prowess.

  • Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna’s
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    Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna’s "Daag" and has featured in over 300 films.

  • He wrote dialogues for over 250 movies. Before becoming an actor he had written dialogues for Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan’s
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    He wrote dialogues for over 250 movies. Before becoming an actor he had written dialogues for Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan’s "Jawani Diwani".

  • As a screenwriter, Khan frequently collaborated with Manmohan Desai and Prakash Mehra. 
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    As a screenwriter, Khan frequently collaborated with Manmohan Desai and Prakash Mehra. 

  • His films with Desai include
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    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's frequent collaborator megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee and Arjun Kapoor remembered the actor for his contribution to cinema. 
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    Khan's frequent collaborator megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee and Arjun Kapoor remembered the actor for his contribution to cinema. 

  •  A talented writer, actor, philanthropist and an honest man, Kader Khan will forever remain an iconic figure in the hearts of fans!
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     A talented writer, actor, philanthropist and an honest man, Kader Khan will forever remain an iconic figure in the hearts of fans!

  • His last rites will be performed in Canada on Tuesday.
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    His last rites will be performed in Canada on Tuesday.

  • Rest in Peace Kader Khan.
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    Rest in Peace Kader Khan.

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