Omar Sharif, a well-known comedian, actor, director, producer and writer in Pakistan’s entertainment industry, passed away on October 2, 2021 after a long illness. He was considered one of the great comedians of the subcontinent. He started his showbiz career as a stage performer in Karachi at the age of 14.
After the death of legendary comedian Omar Sharif in Germany, his son expressed his last wish in a press conference. “His funeral will be in Karachi, and arrangements are being made to bring my father’s body. We have requested the Sindh government to bury Omar Sharif in the premises of Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s mausoleum. This is my father,” he said. We have requested the government and hope that they will be buried there as per their wish.