Was Bowled Over by His Comic Timing: Raveena Tandon on Kader Khan

The actors worked together on films like ‘Dulhe Raja’ and ‘Main Khiladi Tu Anari’

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Kader Khan and Raveena Tandon in a still from <i>Dulhe Raja</i>.

Actor Raveena Tandon, who has had the privilege of working with late veteran actor-comedian Kader Khan in several films like Dulhe Raja, Aatish: Feel the Fire and Main Khiladi Tu Anari, says she was always bowled over by his comic timing. She said,

I was always bowled over by his comic timing on screen and his erudition between takes. He was a scholar and an entertainer, a rare combination in the entertainment industry.
Raveena Tandon on Kader Khan

As Kader Khan died after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Toronto in Canada on Tuesday, Raveena said that she had "no idea of Kader Khan being so unwell".

“Waking up to such a sad news was really disheartening for me. Kader Khan was such a rare talent and whatever parts he played he would add a different charm to it. Someone who can portray a comedian and a villain at same time with such ease is rare,” she sighed.

Also, while expressing her condolences over the 81-year-old's death, Raveena reminisced her memories with Kader Khan.

She said: "I have had a chance to work closely with him on some of the iconic films of that times and on this day I cherish all the memories as it will stay with me forever.

"I also remember being part with him in the show Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai and I still remember all the life lessons he shared on that show. I hope the family gathers the strength to come out of this phase and come out stronger. All my condolences to the family and may his soul rest in peace."

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