Latest photos of Umer Sharif with his wife [PICTURES]

According to media reports, Umer Sharif is still in a critical condition and is not showing signs of improvement despite continued treatment.

Umer Sharif’s health is showing no signs of improvement.

Veteran Pakistani comedian and television personality Umer Sharif is currently lying in a local hospital in Karachi. He suffers from multiple ailments whose simultaneous treatment is only available in three countries — Germany, Saudi Arabia, and the US.

According to media reports, Umer Sharif is still in a critical condition and is not showing signs of improvement despite continued treatment.

Wife and Son speak about Umer Sharif’s condition

Speaking about his health, Umer Sharif’s wife Zareen said:

He is confined to a wheelchair now, and he requires urgent medical attention in the USA from specialists. If he cannot travel to the USA, he will have to undergo open-heart surgery here, which can be fatal for his life.

While speaking to a media outlet on Monday, Umer Sharif’s son Jawad said:

My father’s heart disease is worsening. My father did not recognize anyone even after regaining consciousness for a few minutes. According to doctors, his illness is increasing day by day. If he is not sent to the US [for treatment], he will undergo open-heart surgery. I appeal to the nation to pray for the recovery of my father.

Comedian asks Prime Minister Imran Khan for help

Earlier, a video went viral on social media in which Umer Sharif asked Prime Minister Imran Khan for help. Recently, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill said:

The Prime Minister’s office has sent the visa details of Umer Sharif to the concerned embassy so that he can fly abroad for treatment. Insha Allah, Umer Sharif will be issued a visa soon. The PM’s office is in contact with Umer’s family and is extending all possible cooperation.

Political Personalities visit Umer Sharif

Political personalities continue to visit Umer Sharif, with the most recent visit made by former Karachi mayor Farooq Sattar.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry visit Umer Sharif at a private hospital in Karachi.

Recap of Umer Sharif’s career and life

Umar Sharif started his career at the age of 14 years with stand-up comedy. He captured the Karachi audience’s attention, who liked to have light, uncomplicated fun. Eventually, Umer Sharif gained popularity in the sub-continent in the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s.

One distinctly remembers his stage plays — Bakra Qiston Per and Buddha Ghar Pe Hai — being played on audio cassettes in shops and homes in Lahore and blaring through the speakers installed in minibusses in Karachi.

Eventually, Umer Sharif graduated to films, and his stay in Lahore as a film actor and director was reasonably fruitful. He received the National Award for ‘Best Director’ and ‘Best Actor’ in 1992 for the superhit film ‘Mr 420’. With the advent of satellite TV, Sharif returned to his hometown Karachi and started hosting TV shows like ‘The Shareef Show’.

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