Kader Khan, who made us laugh whole-heartedly during the 80s and 90s with his impeccable comic timing, is no more. Khan, who was born in Kabul, made his debut in acting with Daag, starring Rajesh Khanna in the lead role. After that film in 1973, Khan went on to work in over 300 films, spanning several decades. Here’s a tribute to the actor who gave us endless smiles. 6 movies starring Kader Khan to watch this week that will make you miss him even more!
In Himmatwala, Kader Khan portrayed the role of a villain with a comic streak with sheer perfection. And as Kader Khan’s son, we got to see Shakti Kapoor filling us with laughter filled moments. The movie became a popular hit inspiring a sequel with the same name.
One of the most legendary comic films of 90’s has to go to Coolie No.1 with Kader Khan’s splendid comic timing to give us rib-tickling moments. Sharing screen space with Govinda, Kader Khan along with Shakti Kapoor gave memorable moments to share a Teehee.
If a movie has to be remembered for entertaining us throughout, it has to be Judaai. The story of a greedy wife is turned into a funny tale by three brilliant comedians of that time- Kader Khan, Johnny Lever and Paresh Rawal. The manner in which Kader Khan’s eyes lighted up in some scenes is beyond narration. Must watch!
Haseena Maan Jayegi
In Haseena Maan Jayegi, Kader Khan played an ill-fated father to two mischievous sons Sonu and Monu (Sanjay Dutt and Govinda) who consistently played pranks on him. This is one of Kader Khan's most hilarious performances, especially the climax.
Possibly among the most watched films of the 90s, Kader Khan was a delight to watch on this one. His comic moments with Govinda and Satish Kaushik are to die for. The film over time has developed a cult status of sorts in the 90s comedy belt of films.
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Kader Khan played the character of Mr. Duggal, Salman Khan’s landlord in this movie starring Priyanka Chopra and Akshay Kumar. His corny moments portraying a deaf man, a blind man and mute men every other day who gets thrashed accidentally by Salman Khan is epic. His comic timing with Rajpal Yadav is sure to leave you rolling in the aisles.
Kader Khan will always be remembered for his impeccable comic timing and his unparalleled work as an actor and a writer. Khan is survived by a nation of grieving fans and his family.