Pakistani actor Umer Sharif dies at 66, Kapil Sharma says ‘goodbye legend’


Our CG is present at the hospital to assist the family in every way.”
Sharif’s wife Zareen had earlier shared that the comedian was wheelchair-bound and had to be taken to the US. He was also the host of the hugely popular Geo TV show called The Shareef Show. “Alvida legend 🙏may your soul Rest In Peace 🙏🙏🙏 #UmerShareef,” he wrote. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany, Dr Mohammad Faisal, shared the news of Sharif’s death. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd She used to share updates about the comedian’s health on his Facebook account.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
Umer Sharif gained worldwide fame with his TV program Bakra Qishton Pe. He received the National Award for Best Director and ‘Best Actor’ in 1992 for the superhit film Mr 420. Alvida legend 🙏may your soul Rest In Peace 🙏🙏🙏 #UmerShareef pic.twitter.com/ks4vS4rdL0
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) October 2, 2021
 
Born in 1955 in Karachi, he started his career at the age of 14 with stand up comedy. The comedian was suffering from several ailments and was admitted to a hospital in Germany when his health deteriorated while he was being taken to the US for treatment. In #Germany. He wrote on Twitter, “With deep sorrow it is announced that Mr. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Umer Sharif has passed away. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: October 2, 2021 9:34:22 pm

Omer Sharif was 66. (Photo: Omer Sharif/Facebook)
Veteran Pakistani comedian and television personality Umer Sharif passed away in Germany on Saturday. He gained prominence in Pakistan in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s and worked as a director, producer, actor and television personality. He was 66. Don't Miss These StoriesBigg Boss 15 premiere LIVE UPDATES: Salman Khan show to continue on Sunday, Ranveer Singh and Bigg Boss OTT contestants to joinSamantha and Naga Chaitanya 'part ways as husband and wife': 'Our friendship will always hold a special bond between us'Nagarjuna's statement on Samantha Akkineni-Naga Chaitanya separation: 'Very unfortunate'Click here for more

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