Wednesday, January 02, 2019 14:43 IST
Celebrated veteran actor Kader Khan passed away on Tuesday at the age of 81, due to prolonged illness.
According to various media reports, Khan was admitted to a hospital overseas, after complaining of breathlessness. He was put on a BiPAP ventilator for the same.
Reportedly, he suffered from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a degenerative disease that causes loss of balance, difficulty in walking and dementia. Kader also underwent surgeries for his knees in 2017.
Born in Kabul, Afghanistan on October 22, Kader Khan was known for his impeccable comic timing, and his nonpareil work as an actor and a writer in several films.
He has been part of numerous blockbusters including 'Bol Radha Bol', 'Khoon Bhari Maang', 'Biwi Ho To Aisi', 'Main Khiladi Tu Anari', 'Judwaa', 'Dulhe Raja' and 'Haseena Maan Jayegi'.
He was last seen in 2015 in 'Ho Gaya Deemag Ka Dahi'.