Veteran comedian Umer Sharif requested Prime Minister Imran Khan to help him reach abroad, urgently for the treatment of an undisclosed illness in a video message recorded by anchor Waseem Badami.

The video clip, shared by Waseem on his social media, went viral and the fans started praying for Umer Sharif’s speedy recovery.

The clip showed the renowned comedian in a severely ill condition requesting PM Imran Khan to help him out as he always supported his Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital in all the ways he could.

A number of transnational showbiz stars sent their wishes and prayers for the legendary comedian on social media.


Actor and producer Adnan Siddiqui also took to social media to request PM Khan to help Umer Sharif get US visa. He also offered to extend any help required for his treatment.


The widely circulated video grabbed the attention of the Special Assistant to Prime Minister who took to his Twitter handle and announced that the PM office is in touch with Umer Sharif on the directives of PM Imran Khan.

The King of Punjabi Pop and Bhangra, Daler Mehndi also appealed for prayer for the veteran comedian.

In a video message, the singer/composer speaked his heart out for Umer Sharif. He requested Imran Khan to also pay immediate attention to the matter and try his level best to save the comedy legend.

While Indian comedian and film actor Johnny Lever prayed for the speedy recovery of Pakistan’s comedy king Umer Sharif.

In a video message, the Dulhe Raja actor paid a rich tribute to Umer.

Johnny said, “Our beloved star Umar Sharif is unwell these days. I am so sad to hear this.”

The Bollywood actor also urged his fans to pray for Umar’s speedy recovery. “Umer bhai May God bless you with good health,” he added.

Meanwhile, anchor Waseem Badami took to Twitter and shared that he received a call from the Prime Minister’s Office and it said that all possible work would be done to ensure Umer Sharif’s early trip abroad.