LAHORE: Jawad Umar, son of renowned actor and comedian Umar Sharif, has appealed to the nation for prayers while informing the fans about his father’s critical condition.
In a statement, Jawad Umar said that his father Umar Sharif’s condition was still bad, stating that his father is undergoing treatment but his condition is not improving.
Jawad Umar further said that according to the doctors, his heart disease condition had deteriorated a lot. If he is not sent to the US for treatment, he will have to go for open-heart surgery.
He went on to say that his father did not recognize anyone even after regaining consciousness for a few minutes. He has appealed to the nation to pray for Umar Sharif’s recovery.
It is to be noted that actor and comedian Umar Sharif has been unwell for some time now. According to his son Jawad Umar, Umar Sharif has been suffering from a heart condition and is undergoing treatment.
Earlier, a video of the comedian went viral on social media in which he sought help from Prime Minister Imran Khan for his treatment.
Earlier in Karachi, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry also visited Umar Sharif at a private hospital.
Talking to the media, the federal minister announced that the federal government has constituted a medical board for the treatment of the well-known actor, which will decide on sending the actor abroad.
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