Kadar Khan fine, upset with death rumors, busy in studying Quran
By Muslim Mirror News,
Mumbai, Feb 8: Amidst rumors about his death this evening, veteran actor Kadar Khan has told he is fine, and his family is really upset with rumors about his death doing the rounds on the social-networking sites. Veteran 77-year-old humor actor has kept himself aloof from cinema world for a long time. He is studying Quran and has got himself engaged in dawah work.
“My family is extremely upset about it. They are very worried. All this has shaken my family. Whoever is spreading such rumours, please stop it,” Kadar told IANS. He has urged gossip mongers to stop spreading rumors. “Ek din toh sabko jana hai aur main aap sabki duayein lekar jaunga, (one day everyone has to die and when I’ll go, I will go with your blessings). Right now I am completely fine,” he added.
Kadar Khan has portrayed diverse characters on screen in his career spanning more than three decades. He has worked in over 450 films.
From negative roles to comedy to character roles, Kadar has portrayed diverse characters on screen in his career spanning almost four decades. He has worked in over 350 films, including “Coolie”, “Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri”, “Hum”, “Bol Radha Bol”, “Aankhen”, “Raja Babu” and “Judwaa”.
For about six years, he has not worked in film. Kader Khan last acted in the movie Family: Ties of Blood (2006). In April 2008 he visited Moulana Abul Hasan Nadvi Academy in Bhatkal town of Karnataka. A special session was held at the Jamia Islamia Auditorium where he briefed the students. He has since left Bollywood and turned to the service of Islam.
In a TV interview video clip uploaded on YouTube on 12th Feb. 2012, Kader Khan is studying some verses of the Quran and explaining its meaning to the interviewer.
Born in Kabul, Kader Khan was raised in an impoverished neighbourhood and his family moved to Mumbai when he was 6.