Veteran Actor Kader Khan’s Condition Critical, Shifted To BiPaP Ventilator

| December 28 , 2018 , 16:43 IST

Veteran actor Kader Khan who wasn't keeping well since a long time was shifted from a normal ventilator to a special ventilator after complaints of breathlessness in Canada on Friday.

It is reported that the actor shows symptoms of pneumonia and is unable to communicate. His health continues to remain delicate.

According to media reports, his son Sarfaraz told a media portal that recently Kader underwent knee surgery.

Despite successful surgery, the actor couldn't walk owing to his ill health. "The surgery did not go wrong. It was just that my father refused to get up after the surgery. We were told that he has to make an effort and try to start walking from the next day. He just didn't do that and" further Sarfaraz said.

Kader Khan is known for his roles in films like Mujhse Shaadi Karoge, Aa Ab Laut Chalein, Jeena Sirf Mere Liye, Pyaar Ka Devta, Akhiyon Se Goli Maare, Anari No. 1, Benarsi Babu and Joru Ka Gulaam, among others.

Amitabh Bachchan wrote an emotional message for the actor and wished him a speedy recovery.

According to media reports, Kader Khan is now said to be suffering from Progressive supranuclear palsy. It is a degenerative disease which causes slow deterioration and loss of specific functions of the brain. The condition leads to loss of balance, slow movement, difficulty moving the eyes and dementia.