Sad News: Comedian Umer Sharif Passed Away in Germany

Comedian Umar Sharif Passed Away

Pakistan’s cricket fraternity on Saturday offered their condolences over the sad demise of legendary comedian Umer Sharif in Germany.

Renowned cricketer Shadab Khan expressed sorrow over the death of Umer Sharif and termed him a “true Pakistani hero”.

Taking to Twitter, Shadab Khan said, “Umar Sharif sahab put smiles on our faces and made us laugh.”

Legendary comedian Umer Sharif passed away in Germany on Saturday after battling serious health problems. He was 66.

Sharif’s death was confirmed to Dawn.com by Arts Council of Pakistan’s president Ahmed Shah, who said he had spoken to Sharif’s family members.

Later, Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany, Dr Mohammad Faisal, also confirmed the news of Sharif’s demise.

“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.”

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