Veteran actor Kader Khan’s death has left the entire nation in shock. The actor passes away after a prolonged illness on December 31. He was 81.
Kader Khan’s son, Sarfaraz Khan seems to be upset with the way his illustrious father was neglected by the film industry after he migrated to Canada to live with his three sons.
Many of the actors and people from the industry took to social media to express their condolences.
Govinda, in a tweet, called Kader Khan as a father figure as he condoled his death. He tweeted, “RIP Kader Khan Saab. He was not just my “ustaad” but a father figure to me, his midas touch and his aura made every actor he worked with a superstar. The entire film industry and my family deeply mourns this loss and we cannot express the sorrow in words.#ripkaderkhansaab”
RIP Kader Khan Saab.
He was not just my “ustaad” but a father figure to me, his midas touch and his aura made every actor he worked with a superstar. The entire film industry and my family deeply mourns this loss and we cannot express the sorrow in words.#ripkaderkhansaab🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/NISPM1UMs1
— Govinda (@govindaahuja21) January 1, 2019
Sarfaraz reacts on Govinda’s ‘father figure’ tribute
To this Tweet, Sarfaraz laughed and said, “Please ask Govinda how many times he inquired about his father figure’s health. Has he even bothered to call us even once after my father’s passing away? This is the way our film industry has become”.
“There are so many people in the film industry whom my father was close to. But the one person that my father loved the most was Bachchan saab (Amitabh Bachchan). I’d ask my father whom he missed the most from the film industry and the answer promptly would be Bachchan Saab. And I know the love was mutual. I want Bachchan saab to know that my father spoke about him till the end,” he added.
He further told, “My father always told us, not to expect anything from anybody and we grew up with the belief that one must do what is required in life and expect nothing in return.”
But Sarfaraz said that his fans would be relieved to know that he left with a smile on his face. “There was a smile on my father’s face when he passed away. I cherish that smile more than anything else in the world,” Sarfaraz quipped.
The actor who has given impeccable and rib tickling performances in many Bollywood films. He have acted in more than 300 films was last spotted at the trailer launch of film ‘Hogaya Dimaagh Ka Dahi’ in August 2015.