KARACHI: The family of prominent Pakistani comedian Umer Sharif said that he is in good health, refuting media reports that he is unwell.
They said he went to the hospital for a routine checkup.
His son, Jawad Umer, said that his father was busy in show rehearsals and will soon be seen on stage. He dismissed rumours that Sharif was ill and urged people not to spread unverified stories on social media.
Some TV channels also reported that Sharif was shifted to the emergency ward after he felt pain in his chest.