Kader Khan son, Sarfaraz, a veteran actor, said that his father was admitted to a hospital in Canada, rejecting media reports of his death.
” Everything’s a lie. It’s just a rumor. My dad’s in hospital,” said Sarfaraz to Media.
The 81-year- old actor has developed breathing problems and he was reportedly transferred to the BiPAP ventilator by the doctors.
Khan is reported to be suffering from a degenerative progressive supernuclear paralysis
Kader Khan biography
Khan was born in Kabul and made his acting debut in 1973 with ” Daag” by Rajesh Khanna and has featured in more than 300 films.
He has also written dialogs for over 250 films. Before he became an actor he wrote dialogs for ” Jawani Diwani” by Randhir Kapoor- Jaya Bachchan.
Khan has often worked with Manmohan Desai and Prakash Mehra as a screenwriter. His Desai films include ” Dharam Veer,” ” Ganga Jamuna Saraswati,” ” Coolie,” ” Desh Premee,” ” Suhaag” and ” Amar Akbar Anthony” and Mehra films include ” Jwalamukhi,” ” Sharaabi” and ” Lawaaris”
On Friday, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who worked with Khan in films such as ” Do Aur Do Paanch,” ” Muqaddar Ka Sikandar,” ” Mr. Natwarlal,” ” Suhaag,” ” Coolie” and ” Shahenshah,” took Twitter to pray for the well- being and recovery of the veteran actor.