Actor Kader Khan’s son Sarfaraz on Monday dismissed media reports of his father’s demise. He added that his father has been admitted to a hospital in Canada.
Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan’s son Sarfaraz has said that his father has been admitted to a hospital in Canada, dismissing media reports of his demise.
“It is all a lie. It (is) just a rumour. My father is in the hospital,” Sarfaraz told PTI.
The 81-year-old actor has developed breathing issues and the doctors have reportedly transferred him from regular ventilator to BiPAP ventilator.
Kader Khan is, reportedly, suffering from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, a degenerative disease that causes loss of balance, difficulty in walking and dementia.
Born in Kabul, Kader Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna’s Daag and has featured in over 300 films.
He has also written dialogues for over 250 movies. Before becoming an actor, he had written dialogues for Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan’s Jawani Diwani.