Funeral prayers of legendary actor Umar Sharif will be offered today in Nuremberg, Germany. The body will probably be brought to Pakistan tomorrow. Umar Sharif’s widow Zareen Ghazal will arrive in Karachi with the body.
Actor Umar Sharif was admitted to a German hospital for 4 days. He was being taken from Karachi to Washington for treatment. But due to ill health he was admitted to a German hospital.
Legendary actor and comedian Umar Sharif has been suffering from heart, kidney and various other ailments for a long time.
Umar Sharif started his career as a stage actor in 1974 at the age of 14. He released his first play on audio cassette in 1980.
Umar was known as a TV and stage actor and film director. He also gained a lot of popularity across the border in stage and theater.
The comedian has worked in showbiz for almost five decades and has performed in dozens of dramas, stage theaters and live shows.
Actor Umar Sharif’s widow Zareen Ghazal had requested in a video message from Mufti Taqi Usmani. A religious scholar, to offer funeral prayers for Omar Sharif, which he accepted.