Hyderabad: Pakistan’s famed comedian Umer Sharif passed away, He was set to begin his journey to the United States (US) for medical treatment three days after his stay in Germany, but his departure was postponed owing to his critical condition, according to sources.
After his health deteriorated during his travel to the United States, Umer Sharif was brought to a hospital in Nuremberg, Germany, on Wednesday. The comedian was diagnosed with a number of illnesses, including coronary artery disease.
After the air ambulance carrying Umer Sharif made a scheduled landing in Germany, he was taken to the hospital.
Umer Sharif was born in Liaquatabad, Karachi, on April 19, 1955. He was regarded as one of Asia’s most notable comedians.
Celebrities from Pakistan, India and around the world expressed grief and extended their condolences for Umar Sharif’s family.