Shatrughan Sinha on Kader Khan's demise: We need to take better care of our artistes

Updated on Jan 02, 2019 10:07 PM IST  |  885.3K

Veteran actor Kader Khan passed away on Tuesday in Canada. The 81-year-old actor died in a hospital and was on ventilator for a few days as he had complained of breathlessness. His death has left the film industry in a state of shock and many celebrities paid their respects and condolences to the actor. From Amitabh Bachchan to Rishi Kapoor, everyone condole his death.

Actor Shatrughan Sinha told IANS that Bollywood should learn from Kader Khan's death and look after senior artists. sinha questioned that the actor who has given so much to the entertainment industry, why was he in Canada during the time of his death. Shatrughan said, "What a sad start to 2018. There is a lesson to be learnt from Kader Khan's death in a foreign country. We need to take better care of our artistes so that they don't feel neglected."

Shatrughan Sinha also stated that Kader Khan was not just an excellent actor but an outstanding writer. He added, " Both Amitabh and I were very closely associated with him. I knew him from the time he wrote Manmohan Desai's 'Naseeb' and Prakash Mehra's 'Jwalamukhi', both of which I starred in."

He added, "Whenever I met him he regaled me with his intellectual mind and deep study of commercial Indian cinema. I don't think there can be another Kader Khan ever."

Actor Govinda who worked in a lot of films with Kader Khan called him a father figure. Govinda said that whoever worked with Kader Khan had become a superstar in the film industry.


Anonymous : What is Shatru even saying, doesn’t make sense
REPLY 4 2 years ago
Anonymous : Such a useless statement. Kader Khan was with his family in Canada, had the best medical care, and died of old age. It can't get better than that!
REPLY 19 2 years ago