Veteran comedian, and legendary entertainer, Umer Sharif, has passed away after a prolonged illness.
The news of his death was confirmed by renowned journalist, Waseem Badami.
انا للہ وانا الیہ راجعون..— Waseem Badami (@WaseemBadami) October 2, 2021
عمر بھای ہم میں نہیں رہے 🙁 https://t.co/6vr9xl9shU
Umer Sharif was earlier admitted to a hospital in Germany’s Nuremberg after his health condition deteriorated during his flight to the United States. He was originally going to be transported to the US via air ambulance but he was admitted to a hospital in Germany after his condition deteriorated.
Soon after the news of the death of Umer Sharif broke, artists from all over the subcontinent offered condolences.
Heartbroken to receive the devastating news of our very own king of comedy #UmerSharif. He was a true gem in our industry and nothing short of a legend amongst us. May Allah grant him the highest place in Jannah. Praying for his family during this difficult time.— Faysal Quraishi (@faysalquraishi) October 2, 2021
Complete loss of words on passing away of the legendary Umar Sharif sahab. May Allah grant him the highest place in Jannah and give his family peace. Ameen.— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) October 2, 2021
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un.— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) October 2, 2021
The legendary Umer Sharif is no more.
Here's to the King of Comedy.
May you get the highest place in Jannah.
Umer Sharif made his mark not just in Pakistan but all over the subcontinent with his distinct take on humor. His stage plays ‘Bakra Qiston Per’ and ‘Buddha Ghar Pe Hai’ instantly captured the attention of the audiences and made him popular in the masses.
He spread happiness & laughter in his lifetime and kept entertaining the audiences with his plays and talk shows. The Legend will be remembered forever.