Best Film Actor and Comedian Kader Khan No More

Mumbai: The veteran bollywood actor and comedian Kader Khan who was put on ventilator on 28th December 2018 in a hospital at Canada breath his last yesterday. He was 81 years old.

Kader Khan (22 October 1937 – 31 December 2018) was an Afghan-born Indian-Canadian film actor, screenwriter, comedian, and director. As an actor, he appeared in over 300 films after his debut film in the 1973 film Daag, starring Rajesh Khanna, in which he acted as a prosecuting attorney.

He was also a prolific screenwriter for Bollywood films in the 1970s and 1980s. Khan graduated from Ismail Yusuf College affiliated to Bombay University. Before entering the film industry in the early 1970s, he taught at M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engineering, Mumbai as a professor of Civil Engineering.

Awards

2013: Sahitya Shiromani Award for his work and contributions to Hindi Film industry and Cinema.

Filmfare Award Winner

1982: Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue for Meri Awaaz Suno

1991: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri

1993: Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue for Angaar

Filmfare Award Nominee

1984: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Himmatwala

1986: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Aaj Ka Daur

1990: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Sikka

1992: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Hum

1994: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Aankhen

1995: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Main Khiladi Tu Anari

1996: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Coolie No. 1

1997: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Saajan Chale Sasural

1999: Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Dulhe Raja

Khan was recognized by the AFMI (American Federation of Muslims from India) for his achievement and service to the Muslim community in India.

The whole country will really miss this great Actor.

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