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Kader Khan Age, Height, Weight, Family, Son, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 9, 2018

Short Biography

Kader Khan was born on 22-10-1937 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is an Indian-Canadian Film Actor, Television Actor, Film Producer, Writer, Screenwriter, Dialog Writer & Comedian who well known for his work in Bollywood.

Kader Khan Complete Bio & Career

Kader Khan started his studies with a municipal school. After that, he did his graduation from Ismail College. He has also passed a diploma in engineering.his first job was in Engineering college as a lecturer.

Kadar Khan first chance in the Hindi films was given by Dilip Kumar who attended the function of the college's annual festival, Kader Khan took part in the play, Dilip Kumar  who was not only impressed by Kader Khan, but he signed him for his next two films, "Sagina Mahato" and "Baruaag". His first film was Dag (1973) in which he played the prosecutor's lawyer. In 1981, Kader Khan had acted in Naseeb, in which he had Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, and Shatrughan Sinha. in 1983, he appeared as a supporting actor in the films such as Mawwali, Justice Chaudhary, Jani Dost, and Himmatwala, Till the time he established himself as a supporting actor and he became the first choice of the directors to cast him in supporting roles.

Afterwards, the number of films starring Kader Khan on the big screen increased further. In his career as an actor as well as a supporting actor, he has worked over 300 Hindi films. Though he has written the dialogues for more than 250 films. Manmohan Desai paid him a dignified amount of 121,000 rupees for his remuneration for writing the dialogues for the film Roti in1974. He has had the successful pair in the film was with the top of leading actor of each decade like Amitabh Bachchan, Jeetendra, Govinda, and Feroz Khan. On the other side, he has been paired with the top comedians of Indian cinemas to create the fun element in the films such as Johnny Lever and Shakti Kapoor. His journey as a screenwriter began when he started working as a screenwriter for the Prakash Mehra and Manmohan Desai's films.

And some of the Hindi films, he has done very commendable work as a screenwriter such as   Sharaabi,  Desh Premee, Parvarish, Lawaaris, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Suhaag, Amar Akbar Anthony, Coolie,  and Ganga Jamuna Saraswati. Amitabh Bachchan was the one to whom he has written the dialogues for his many films like Satte Pe Satta, Khoon Pasina, Agneepath, Mr Natwarlal and Inquilab. Though he has also Written the screenplays for the Amitabh's Naseeb and Agnipath.

Kader Khan Popular Videos

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2019 Arts

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 31-12-2018 at 6:00 P.M. in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the age of 81. He was suffering from prolonged illness and was admitted in hospital from last four months. According to Indian time zone, he died on 01-01-2019 at 4:30 A.M.

DEATHDAY 31 December,2018 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Toronto, Ontario

Kader Khan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Abdul Rehman Khan and Iqbal Begum. He has three brothers named Habib ur Rehman, Fazal Rehman, and Shams ur Rehman. He is married to Azra Khan and the couple has three sons named actor Sarfaraz Khan, Mohd. Shahnawaz Khan, and Quddus Khan. He has a grandson named Hamzaa (Sarfaraz Khan's son).

Life's Important Dates Of Kader Khan

Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 38
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Pishin, Baluchistan, Pakistan
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (Earlier, his family used to live in Baluchistan, Pakistan)
School Municipality school, India
College Ismail Yusuf College, Mumbai, India
Qualification Graduate, Master Diploma in Engineering
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Reading
Debut Film Debut: Daag (1973)
TV Debut: Hasna Mat


Favorite Color Grey
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Place Dubai
Favorite Food Non Veg Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Kader Khan

  • He has worked over 300 Hindi films.
  • Being as dialogue writer he has written the dialogues for 250 films.
  • In 2013: he was awarded by the Sahitya Shiromani Award for his outstanding work and even his active contributions to Hindi Film industry..
  • He received 1982: Filmfare Award for his dialogues for the film Meri Awaaz Suno
  • His first break in the Hindi films was offered by the legendary Dilip Kumar who impressed by his acting in a play.in which he was a chief guest.
  • He appeared with Govinda in max number of films.
  • He has written max number of dialogues for the Amitabh Bachchan films.

Kader Khan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Kader Khan was 81 years 2 months & 9 days old age.