Legendary comedian Umer Sharif died today, Saturday, in Germany as the renowned artist was travelling to the US for treatment.
The veteran comedian was supposed to travel to the United States for medical treatment through an air ambulance.
However, due to his deteriorated health he was moved to a hospital in Germany.
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Number of renowned artists, celebs and politician took to social media and offered condolences to the grieving family as soon as the news of his death broke.
One of a famous Pakistani actors, Faysal Quraishi wrote on his Twitter handle, “Heartbroken to receive the devastating news of our very own king of comedy #UmerSharif.” Quraishi added, “He was a true gem in our industry and nothing short of a legend amongst us. May Allah grant him the highest place in Jannah. Praying for his family during this difficult time.”
Ali Zafar found himself “complete loss” for words as he came to know about the death of Umer Sharif.
Saba Qamar was “saddened to learn about the passing” of legendary comedian.