Funeral prayer of
Umer Sharif’s held
in Nuremberg (Germany)


NUREMBERG (Germany): The body of Umer Sharif, who passed away two days ago while undergoing treatment in Germany, was handed over to Pakistani diplomatic staff and heirs there.

Umer Sharif’s body was kept in a hospital in Nuremberg, Germany for two days and today the local administration there issued his death certificate, after which his body was handed over to his heirs, the Dawn has reported.

Zahid Hussain, Pakistan’s consul general in Frankfurt, Germany, confirmed to Geo News that the hospital had handed over Umer Sharif’s body to his heirs and diplomatic staff after the Newburgh city administration issued a death certificate.

Umer Sharif

Funeral prayers will be offered in Newenburg after Umer Khaki’s body is handed over to diplomatic staff, after which his body will be flown to Frankfurt, although there are reports that he may Umer Sharif’s body will be flown from Munich, Germany to Karachi.

According to sources, Umer Sharif’s widow Zarin Ghazal will undergo a corona test today due to her stay in a German hospital, after which she will be allowed to leave.

If all goes well, Umer Sharif’s body will be flown to Pakistan by tomorrow evening and his body will reach Karachi on the morning of October 6 after a journey of 8 to 10 hours. He will be buried at Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s mausoleum.

In this regard, the Sindh government has already issued instructions to the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine administration and it is likely that the place of burial of Umer Sharif will be determined by this evening.

Umer Sharif

The uncrowned king of comedy, Umer Sharif, died on the afternoon of October 2 at the age of 66 in a hospital in Nuremberg, Germany. He was being airlifted from Karachi to the United States on September 28 when his condition worsened in Germany, after which he was hospitalized there.

Umer Sharif was treated in a German hospital for two days, where he contracted pneumonia while already suffering from heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes and diabetes.

Legendary Pakistani comedian and actor, dubbed the ‘Uncrowned King of Comedy’, Umer Sharif died at the age of 66 on the afternoon of October 2, 2021 while undergoing treatment in Germany.

Umer Sharif was born on April 19, 1955 in the Liaquatabad area of ​​Karachi.

His real name was Muhammad Umer and professionally he was known as Umer Sharif and he became famous by that name. As well as being a Pakistani actor and comedian, he was also a director, producer and TV personality.

Umer Sharif with wife Zareen Ghazal

He is considered one of the most famous comedians in South Asia and has been dubbed the uncrowned king of comedy in Pakistan. Umer Sharif started his career at the age of 14 with a stage play and his unique style of satire and humor took him to the heights of fame.

Looking at Umer Sharif’s career , the first shocking thing is that he gained fame when comedians Moin Akhtar, Ismail Tara and Majid Jahangir were very popular. Evaluating the difficulties of stepping into the world of TV, Umer Sharif chose the world of theater and made his name.

Legendary Comedian and actor Umar Sharif acted in 24 Pakistani films which were highly acclaimed by masses. According to details, Umar Sharif whose real name was Muhammad Umer, started his career as a stage performer from Karachi in 1974, at the age of 14.

He joined the theatre, using the stage name Umar Zarif, but later changed its name to Umar Sharif. His debut film was Hisaab which was directed by Muhammad Jawed Faazil and released in 1986.

Kundan, Aag hi Aag, Awaargi, Dushmano key Dushman, Barood ki Chaaon, Jhhotay Raees, Chupay Rustam, Laat Sahib,Khotay Sikay, Rani Beti Raaj Karegi,Aik ko Das Numbri, Nehla Dahla, Duniya meri jaeb main, Danda peer, Bahroopia, Sahib bibi aur Tawaif, Hathkari, Muhalay Dar, But Shikan, Muskrahat, Mastan Mahi, Actor. Mr.420, Phool and Mr.Charlie were his following films.

Though from Hisaab to Barood ki Chaaon Umer Sharif performed supporting but impressive comedy roles but he became very popular  with Mr.420 which was produced by him in which he played triple role.

Born on 19th April 1955 in Liaquatabad area of Karachi, Umar Sharif started his career as a stage artist at the age of 14 years.

Sharif became a nationwide hit and his stage plays — Bakra Qiston Per and Buddha Ghar Pe Hai being the most famous — were played on audio cassettes in shops and homes in Lahore and blaring through the speakers installed in minibuses (W-11) in Karachi.

He later graduated to films and his stay in Lahore as a film actor and director was reasonably fruitful — Mr 420 is an example. However, with the advent of satellite TV and exponential expansion of the electronic medium, Sharif returned to his hometown Karachi, did plays and even hosted talk shows on a few TV channels.