Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kader Khan passed away on December 31 due to prolonged illness. He was 81. 

Khan was admitted to a hospital in Canada and his son Sarfaraz confirmed that the actor died Monday. He also said the last rites of the veteran actor will be performed in Canada.  

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna’s “Daag” and has featured in over 300 films.