Famous Pakistani Comedian Umer Sharif Passes Away, Kapil Sharma Pays Tribute
Legendary Pakistani Comedian Umer Sharif Passes away at 66. Kapil Sharma, Randeep Hooda and others condole his demise
Veteran Pakistani comedian and television personality Umer Sharif passed away on Saturday. The legendary comedian breathed his last in Germany. The 66-year-old was facing several health issues since his bypass surgery last year. His health has kept deteriorating for the past year.
The news of Umer Sharif’s demise was confirmed by Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany Dr Mohammad Faisal. He tweeted, “With deep sorrow, it is announced that Mr Umer Sharif has passed away. In #Germany. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Our CG is present at the hospital to assist the family in every way.”
With deep sorrow it is announced that Mr. Umer Sharif has passed away. In #Germany. Our deepest condolences to hie family and friends. Our CG is present at the hospital to assist the family in every way.
— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@DrMFaisal) October 2, 2021
As news of Sharif’s death broke, artists from Pakistan and India paid tributes on social media to offer condolences to his family.
Here is what they tweeted:
Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma took to his Twitter handle and paid tribute to the Pakistani comedian. Sharing Umer Sharif’s picture, Kapil wrote, “Alvida legend may your soul Rest In Peace #UmerShareef”
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) October 2, 2021
Actor-singer Ali Zafar tweeted, “The passing of the great Umar Sharif Sahab is a great loss. May Allah grant him a high place in heaven and peace to his family. Ameen.”
You will be missed. 💔 pic.twitter.com/cC1Vf3dKom
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) October 2, 2021
Randeep Hooda tweeted,
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) October 2, 2021
Umar started his career as a stand-up comedian at the early age of 14 years. His knack for making people laugh, made him ruled hearts. He was soon known as ‘King of Comedy’.