Kader Khan hospitalised in Canada due to breathing issues; Amitabh Bachchan wishes actor speedy recovery

Press Trust of India

December 28, 2018 17:18:37 IST

Veteran actor-writer Kader Khan has been hospitalised in Canada, according to reports.

Amitabh Bachchan (left) and Kader Khan. Images from Facebook

Amitabh Bachchan (left) and Kader Khan. Images from Facebook

The 81-year-old actor's has reportedly developed breathing issues and the doctors have transferred him from regular ventilator to BiPAP ventilator.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to pray for Khan's well being and recovery.

Bachchan and Khan worked together on films such as Do Aur Do Paanch, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Mr Natwarlal, Suhaag, Coolie and Shahenshah. 

Born in Kabul, Afghanistan on October 22, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's Daag. Prior to that he had written dialogues for Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan's Jawani Diwani.

As a screenwriter, Khan frequently collaborated with Manmohan Desai and Prakash Mehra. His films with Desai include Dharam Veer, Ganga Jamuna Saraswati, Coolie, Desh Premee, "Suhaag, Parvarish and Amar Akbar Anthony and films with Mehra include Jwalamukhi, Sharaabi, Lawaaris, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar. 

Khan has also penned dialogues for Coolie No. 1, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Karma and Sultanat.

The actor has till now featured over 300 films. He has written dialogues for over 250 movies.

Updated Date: Dec 28, 2018 17:18 PM