Actor-writer Bollywood Kader Khan dies in a Canadian hospital – National



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Actor Veteran Bollywood, Kader Khan, has died at 81, according to Indian journalist groups.

His son Sarfaraz confirmed the actor's death to news in India, saying he died at New Year's Eve in Canada but did not; location specification.

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"The final ceremonies will be done here in Canada only. Our family are all here," said PTI.

Sarfaraz also confirmed that Khan had been in hospital for 16 to 17 weeks before and went to Monday afternoon.

"We are grateful to everyone for their blessings and prayers," he said.

Khan was suffering from advanced supranuclear paralysis, a rare brain disease, reciting CNN.

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The old actor had been involved in more than 300 films and was famous for his funny roles.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave Khan an honor on Twitter on Tuesday.

"Kader Khan Ji created the screen with his funny skills and made it clear because of his humorous awareness," wrote Modi on Twitter. "Sadly with his decline. Fairness for his family and agents."

Kader was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and moved to Mumbai when he was a child, reciting CNN. He was famous for Hindi films as Naseeb and Taqdeerwala from the 80s to 90s.

An Indian film community praised Khan on Twitter.

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