Legendary comedian, Umer Sharif, who was known to spread laughter riots within Pakistan and abroad passed away after a prolonged illness. He was 66 and was undergoing treatment in Germany where he succumbed to heart and kidney ailments.
Born in Karachi, Sharif started off his career as a comedian at the age of 14 only. He managed to be the betaaj badshah of the Pakistani comedy scene for almost five decades. Owing to his wit, Sharif reached high ranks of fame as a stand-up comedian.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Umer Sharif was a household name because of his talent. His stage performances were seen regularly by the audience initially on the VHS tapes and later on DVDs.
His death has left a huge void in the world of comedy and there’s no better way to celebrate him than through his work. So, here’s a look at his some of his finest stage show performances.
1. Buddha Ghar Pe Hai
2. Bakra Qiston Pay
3. Andaz Apna Apna
4. Yes Sir No Sir Eid
5. Dulhan Main Lekar Jaonga
The world of the stage will now miss the ‘iconic king of comedy for sure.’
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