It’s been years since Kader Khan has been battling ill health. He was last in the limelight during the promotions of his film, Ho Gaya Dimaag Ka Dahi. Even at that time, he was facing several difficulties in speaking and walking. Latest we hear is that the legendary actor and dialogue writer of many films is now wheelchair bound. According to a report on SpotboyE, when they got in touch with Shakti Kapoor, who is a close friend of Kader Khan, he confirmed, “Yes, Kader Khan is now on a wheelchair. It’s so so sad to be talking about this and I am trying to reach him since the past few days, but I am not able to get his number. I hope to have it in the next 2-3 days.”
Shakti further added, “Kader Khan’s elder son resides in Canada. So, he has gone there to avail medical facilities which can cure him. I think his wife is accompanying him.”
When further questioned as to what had happened to the actor, Shakti said, “Kader Khan had a knee problem. He got operated but the operation went wrong.”
According to reports, Kader Khan was also admitted to Ramdev’s ashram in Haridwar for sometime in October 2015.
During the promotions of his film, back in 2015, Kader had said, “There has been a difference in the level of writing. As a writer, I feel that I should come back. I’ll try my best to bring the earlier zubaan back and people are definitely going to enjoy talking in that zubaan.” Also read: Kader Khan not happy with Anupam Kher being awarded Padma Shri?
Kader Khan is a character actor who featured prominently in several Hindi films in the ’80s and ’90s. In fact, as a dialogue writer, he was instrumental in delivering many whistle-worthy dialogue for Amitabh Bachchan for films like Agneepath, Coolie and Amar Akbar Anthony.