KARACHI: Legendary comedian Umar Sharif whose jokes most of us grew up listening to, lost his life earlier today. His health was deteriorating and he sought help from the Prime Minister for his treatment. Not monetary but rather to facilitate his travel for medical reasons. Following that, PKR 40 million were sanctioned for his treatment while Reema Khan’s husband was supposed to perform his surgery. However, we learnt a couple of days ago that while he was on his way to the US, his air ambulance made an emergency landing in Germany. The news of his death came in earlier today and Umar Sharif lost his life in a hospital in Germany.
انا للہ وانا الیہ راجعون..
عمر بھای ہم میں نہیں رہے 🙁 https://t.co/6vr9xl9shU
— Waseem Badami (@WaseemBadami) October 2, 2021
It is indeed a sad news to learn that the one who always made others laugh left everyone saddened. Several celebrities took to social media and mourned the loss of the legend who will be remembered forever.
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Saddened to learn about the passing of Umer Shareef Saab. Indeed we belong to Allah and to Him we return. My deepest condolences to His family and Fans.#UmerShareef
— Saba Qamar (@s_qamarzaman) October 2, 2021
Indian comedy and show host Kapil Sharma also took to twitter to express his grief on the death of Umar Sharif sahab.
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) October 2, 2021
So sad to lose Umar Sharif. One of the finest in his field, his wit and humour was legendary. We will miss him more in today’s world that’s mired in pessimism. RIP!!
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) October 2, 2021
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) October 2, 2021
May his soul rest in eternal peace and may the Almighty grant patience and strength to his beloved family and friends.