Veteran comedian Umer Sharif passed away on October 2 in Germany. The 66-year-old comedian was critically ill and had undergone a heart bypass surgery last year and since then, his condition had deteriorated further. He was also diagnosed with memory loss and was confined to a wheelchair.
Alvida legend may your soul Rest In Peace #UmerShareef https://t.co/ks4vS4rdL0
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) 1633167052000
Paying a heartfelt tribute to the comedian, Kapil Sharma shared on Twitter, “Alvida legend 🙏may your soul Rest In Peace #UmerShareef”. Umar started his career as a stand-up comedian at the age 14 and went o to rule hearts with his humour in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany, Dr Mohammad Faisal had shared the unfortunate news of Umer Sharif’s demise on Twitter, “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.”
Previously, Umer Sharif’s wife Zareen had shared an update about the comedian’s health, stating that he had to travel to the US for further treatment.