Omar Sharif, a well-known Pakistani comedian, stage performer, and television host, has disputed claims circulating on social media that he has died, insisting he is healthy.
Rumors of Omar Sharif's death have been circulating on social media sites, particularly Twitter and Facebook. Unknown people claimed to have posted on social media reporting Omar Sharif's death and requesting prayers for his reward. On Twitter, some people were seen spreading reports of his death.
Some people, however, chastised the publication of such information without confirmation. When Dawn News.tv contacted Omar Sharif's family about the rumours, his son Javed Umar refuted them and said the report was false.
RIP the Legend #umarsharif— Hammad's Views (@Apne2014) September 4, 2021
All of the rumours spreading on social media, according to Javed Omar, are untrue and unfounded. Sheila Mahmood, the Arts Council's Media Manager, warned that erroneous information about Omar Sharif's death was circulating. Sheila Mahmood claimed she spoke with Omar Sharif's family yesterday night and that he was in good health.
Why can't ppl wait for any sort of confirmation before tweeting death news of a any celebrity. Kis cheez ki jildi hai??? Fav & RTs ke liye kuch bhi !!!#UmarSharif— Salman 🇵🇸🇵🇰🇬🇧🍴 (@SalmanJpt) September 4, 2021
It may be remembered that an image of Omar Sharif in a wheelchair, appearing to be in poor health, went popular on social media a few days ago. The snapshot was posted on a Twitter account set up in Omar Sharif's honour, along with a request for prayers. Many people were concerned when they saw the star was ill, and individuals from all around the country were seen praying for him.
Following the photo's virality, the English newspaper Express Tribune claimed, citing sources close to the actor's family, that Omar Sharif's family acknowledged the photo was shot while the star was having a basic check-up. I had to go to the hospital.
اپنی دعاؤں میں ضرور یاد رکھا کریں۔ pic.twitter.com/v1zBI2MAUn— Umer Shareef (@UmerShareefPk) August 31, 2021
For quite some time, Omar Sharif's illness has been mentioned on social media. In July of this year, the actor was seen in a wheelchair amid a property dispute with his third wife. Omar Sharif's illness has been publicised in the past, and a photo of him in a hospital bed went viral in 2017, prompting his family to release an explanation.
When word of his cancer spread in 2017, his family said that he had a mild chest ailment, while rumours of his death circulated on social media pages. Omar Sharif was quoted in February of last year as saying that his daughter died as a result of the incompetence of an illegal kidney transplant group. The actor's health was still described as critical.
Omar Sharif has been primarily absent from social media since the death of his daughter, and he has been absent from showbiz commitments for a few years due to his senior age. Omar Sharif began his career as a stage actor at the age of 14 in 1974, and for the first time in 1980, he put his plays on audio cassettes.
Omar Sharif is a television, stage, and film director. He became well-known not just in the country but even overseas. He's been in show business for about five decades and has appeared in scores of plays, theatres, and live performances.