Bollywood comedian Razak Khan dies of cardiac arrest

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 01, 2016 17:56 IST
Actor Razak Khan suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday.

Film and television actor Razak Khan died on Wednesday due to cardiac arrest.

The actor, who has been part of Bollywood films such as Raja Hindustani(1996), Hello Brother (1999), Hera Pheri (2000), Partner (2007) and Action Jackson(2014), was rushed to Holy Family Hospital in Bandra around 12:30am. However, he was declared dead on arrival by the hospital authorities.

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His son Asad Khan is expected to reach Mumbai from Croatia on Wednesday.

The funeral will be held at Narialwadi Kabaristan, Byculla, after 4pm on Thursday.

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Khan began his onscreen journey with a small role in the famous television show, Nukkad (1986-87), and made his Bollywood debut with Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993). He gained popularity for playing villainous roles that he played with a dash of comedy. He acted in more than 90 films during his 23-year-long career. He also appeared on Comedy Nights With Kapil last year.He was last seen in Kyaa Cool Hain Hum 3 (2016).

Bollywood took to social media to express their grief.

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Chandan Roy Sanyal, famous for his portrayal of Mikhail in Kaminey (2009), wrote on a social networking site, “A thorough gentleman, a purist, lovely human being, a comedian, humorist, foodie.”

(With inputs from ANI)

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