New Delhi: MegastarAmitabh Bachchan sent out wishes and prayers for Kader Khan’s wellbeing andrecovery. He took to his Twitter handle to share the sad news, writing,“KADER KHAN .. actor writer of immense talent .. lies ill in Hospital ..PRAYERS and DUAS for his well being and recovery .. saw him perform on stage,welcomed him and his prolific writing for my films .. great company, a Libran.. and many not know , taught Mathematics.” According to various mediareports, the 81-year-old actor has been admitted to a hospital overseas, aftercomplaining of breathlessness. The actor has now been put on a BiPAPventilator. He is unable to talk and is also showing signs of pneumonia.
Reportedly, he suffers from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a degenerative disease that causes loss of balance, difficulty in walking and dementia. Kader also underwent surgeries for his knees in 2017. Big B and Kader have shared screen space in movies including ‘Do Aur Do Paanch’, ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’, ‘Mr. Natwarlal’, ‘Suhaag’ and ‘Coolie’.
Bornin Kabul, Afghanistan on October 22, Kader Khan is known for his work as anactor and a writer in several films. He has been part of numerous blockbustersincluding ‘Khoon Bhari Maang’, ‘Biwi Ho To Aisi’, ‘Bol Radha Bol’, ‘MainKhiladi Tu Anari’, ‘Judwaa’, ‘Dulhe Raja’ and ‘Haseena Maan Jayegi’. He waslast seen in 2015 in ‘Ho Gaya Deemag Ka Dahi’.