From Amitabh Bachchan to Harbajan Singh, the nation is saddened by the demise of the veteran actor Kadir Khan. The celebrities shared their heartfelt note on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram, praying and giving strength to the family of the lost actor.
T 3045 – Kadar Khan passes away .. sad depressing news .. my prayers and condolences .. a brilliant stage artist a most compassionate and accomplished talent on film .. a writer of eminence ; in most of my very successful films .. a delightful company .. and a mathematician !! pic.twitter.com/l7pdv0Wdu1
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 1, 2019
Truly an end of an era, today we all mourn over the loss of a man who made us all laugh. One of the finest actor of all time. RIP #KaderKhan Saab. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family. 🙏
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) January 1, 2019
RIP #KaderKhan saab. One of my inspirations and a truly iconic actor, writer and stage artists. His contribution to my fathers cinema was limitless just like his talent. You will truly be missed by everyone.
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) January 1, 2019
An actor and a writer who defined a generation.. You’ve left a void in the industry that cannot be filled..RIP #KaderKhan.. My heartfelt prayers to his family 🙏🏻
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) January 1, 2019
Saddened to hear about #KaderKhan. Had the privilege to work with him as a writer in Aankhen, Raja Babu, Shola Our Shabnam, Bol Rahda Bol, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi & direct him in my debut film Hulchul. #RIP #KaderKhan. You shall always be missed pic.twitter.com/kw7onCCGc7
— Anees Bazmee (@BazmeeAnees) January 1, 2019
Saddened to learn about the demise of #KaderKhan Saab, had the good fortune of working with him in quite a few films…a fine actor and an even better comedian. My thoughts and prayers with his family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 1, 2019
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 1, 2019
Anupam Kher, however shared a video of himself on Twitter, sharing his experience of working with the late actor.
#KaderKhan Saab was one of the finest actors of our country. It was a joy and a learning experience to be on the sets with him. His improvisational skills were phenomenal. His humour was eternal and original. He was a wonderful writer. We will miss him & his brilliance.🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/m9z1yix9HB
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) January 1, 2019
Kadir Khan was suffering from a degenerating disease, supranuclear palsy. He was admitted in a hospital in Canada on 28th December 2018, complaining of breathlessness. The news of actor’s death spread on the morning of 1st January 2019.
The actor has worked in more than 300 films and was loved for his comic roles. Apart from acting in movies, he was a diligent dialogue writer.