Karachi: King of comedy Umar Sharif funeral prayers have been offered at Umar Sharif park in Clifton block 2.
Chairman Selani Welfare Trust Maulana Bashir Farouqi led the funeral prayers of the comedy king while large number of people belonging to all walks of life were in attendance.
Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, provincial minister Saeed Ghani, Administrator Karachi Murtaza Wahab and more were among the people who attended the funeral.
Scores of show business community, fans, friends of late actor and Karachiites also attended the funeral. The legendary actor will be buried in the premises of Abdullah Shah Gazi shrine.
Strict Security Measures had been taken for the funeral Prayers Of Umar Sharif As Important Personalities attended the Funeral.
Heavy contingent of police consisting up of 200 personnel had been deployed around the Umar Sharif park in Clifton Block 2.
Earlier ,the body of deceased comedy king Umer Sharif had been shifted at his residence from the airport in Gulshan-e-Iqbal block 3.
A huge number of people had amassed at his Gulshan e Iqbal residence before a few hours of his funeral prayers.
The body of legendary comedian Umer Sharif transported to Karachi from Germany in the wee hours of Wednesday.
The veteran comedian breathed his last in Germany on October 2. He was hospitalized with pneumonia in Nuremberg where he landed for a brief stopover to be later taken to the United States (US) through an air ambulance for medical treatment.
The body was earlier shifted to Istanbul from Munich, from where a Turkish Airlines TK708 plane carrying the body landed at Karachi International airport.
Umer’s wife Zareen Ghazal and Pakistan’s counsel general in Germany Amjad Ali accompanied the dead body. Upon arrival, the body wrapped in the Pakistani flag was handed over to the sons of the deceased comedian.