Umer Sharif Death | Iconic Comedian is No More

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Pakistani Legendary Comedian Umer Sharif has been passed away in Germany on 2nd October 2021. Umer Sharif Death news is confirmed by his sister-in-law.

Dr Muhammad Faisal, later Pakistani Ambassador to Germany, also confirmed the death news of Umer Sharif by tweeting on his tweeter account.

“With deep sorrow, it is announced that Mr Umer Sharif has passed away in Germany”, he tweeted.

“Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Our CG is present at the hospital to assist the family in every way”.

Dr Muhammad Faisal

Pakistan’s Iconic Comedian was admitted to the hospital of Germany. After three days of his stay in Germany, he was expected to resume his travel to the United States for further medical treatment, but he was unable to resume his travel due to critical conditions. Moreover, he was suffered from multiple diseases i.e. coronary conditions.

Umer sharif had boarded an air ambulance for medical treatment in the US on 28th September, but his condidtion worsened and he had to be hospitalized in Germany.

The medical condition of iconic comedian Umer Sharif became a matter of national concern after his video appeal to PM Imran Khan to help him for his medical treatment and a visa should be secured to him to go abroad for treatment. Moreover, the federal government also had assured him that it would help him and the Sindh government also helped him financially by alloting Rs.40 million for his medical treatment.

People Pour in Condolences for Umer Sharif

Pakistani Politicians Senator Faisal Javed, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani expanded condolences for Umer Sharif’s kith & kins.

PPL Leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also expressed his sorrow at Umer Sharif death.

Prime Minister Imran Khan also expressed his grief by tweeting;

“Sadened to learn of Umer Sharif’s passing. I had the good fortune of touring with him to raise funds for SKMT. He was one of our great entertainers and will be missed. My prayers and condolences go to his family.”

German ambassador to Pakistan, Bernhard Schlagheck, considered Sharif’s death “a tragic loss for the entertainment industry”.

Umer Sharif Death Left Pakistani Celebrities and Celebs across the Border Heartbroken

Umer Sharif Death news left his fans, Pakistani celebrities and the celebrities across the border heartbroken. The showbiz stars expressed their deep grief and sorrow on the death of iconic comedian Umer Sharif.

Co-actor Salomi talked about the legendary actor’s character with Geo News.

“I have beautiful memories associated with Umer Sharif,” said a teary-eyed Salomi. ” He was a wonderful human being, always helped those in need,” she revealed.

Salomi

Comedian Shakeel Siddiqui also expressed his grief on Umer Sharif death.

“We are deprived of a legendary comedian today.”

Shakeel Saddiqui

Pakisani Drama Industry scriptwriter and director Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar showed his intense feelings of sorrow by tweeting;

“Comedy King Omar Sharif dies in German hospital May Allah counts him among his closest people. May Allah forgive him.”

After the shocking news of Umer’s death broke, singer and actor Ali Zafar tweeted,

 “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”.

Faysal Quraishi posted on Instagram, “Heartbroken to receive the devastating news of our very own king of comedy Umer Sharif. 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.”

Asad Siddiqui posted,

“The legend!! The king of comedy!! He will always be remembered. He’s the reason where so many comedians are standing right now. No words!!

Pakistani Actor Asad Siddiqui

Humayun Saeed tweeted “Deeply saddened to learn about Umer Sharif sb. He was without any doubt the ultimate comedy king. May Allah bless his soul. We will miss you Umer Bhai”.

Indian comedian Kapil Sharma also said “Alvida” to the Pakistani Iconic comedian.

“Alvida may your soul Rest In Peace Folded #UmerShareef,” wrote Kapil.

Who is Umer Sharif?

Umer Sharif was born in Liaqautabad, Karachi on 19th April 1955 in an Urdu speaking family. He took the start of his career as a stage performer using the name Umer Zarif. But later, he renamed that to Umer Sharif. Iconic comedian Umer Sharif achieved National Awards for best director as well as best actor in 1992 for Mr. 420. He also achieved ten Nigar Awards. Also, he is the only actor to achieve four Nigar Awards in a single year. He was awarded with the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz for his contributions as a comedian, actor and producer in the Pakistani entertainment industry. He was one of the biggest Comedians in Asia.

These are some of his applauded stages dramas:

  • Bakra Qiston Pay Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (1989)
  • Dulhan Main Lekar Jaonga
  • Meri Bhi To Eid Karade
  • Nayee Aami Purana Abba
  • Yeh Hai Naya Tamasha
  • Yeh Hai Naya Zamana &
  • Salam Karachi

Umer sharif Death news has left all of his fans inside as well as outside the country and the showbiz stars in grief and sorrow. The iconic comedian who always made people smile with his outstanding performance left all of us in deep grief. No doubt, it is a great loss for the Pakistani Entertainment Industry to be deprived of such an outstanding actor. May his Soul Rest in Peace! Amen

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