Death of “king of comedy” Umer Sharif
- Umer Sharif was under treatment in a hospital in Germany.
- According to the details, his health deteriorated during dialysis.
- He was on his way to the United States for medical treatment when his condition worsened.
ISLAMABAD: “The King of Comedy” Umer Sharif passed away today after his health deteriorated further during treatment in a hospital in Germany, Geographic news reported.
Umer Sharif was admitted to a hospital in Nuremberg, Germany on Wednesday after his health deteriorated on his flight to the United States. He was transferred to hospital after the air ambulance carrying Umer Sharif landed in Germany.
Dr Tariq Shahab, who was taking care of the sick comedian’s medical arrangements, said Umer Sharif was undergoing a dialysis process at the hospital. Doctors could allow the legendary artist to fly if his condition remained stable during dialysis, he added.
Umer Sharif receives the best medical treatment at the state-of-the-art hospital in Germany, he said, adding that he is in contact with doctors and holds daily teleconferences.
Umer Sharif contracts pneumonia
Earlier on September 30, Pakistani comedian Umer Sharif contracted pneumonia while traveling to the United States, according to the team of doctors treating him.
Dr Tariq Shahab revealed that the actor was diagnosed with the disease. He had hinted that doctors advised Sharif to receive medical attention for at least two days before resuming his trip to the United States.
“Umer Sharif will only undertake the remainder of the journey after the Nuremberg doctors clear him,” Dr Shahab said.