LAHORE – Indian comedian Kapil Sharma expressed deep grief over the sad demise of Pakistan’s ‘King of Comedy’ Amanullah Khan and termed him as a legend, Dunya News reported.
Kapil Sharma said Amanullah Khan was not only a great artiest, he was a legend with a big heart who gave opportunity to many artists to fulfill their dreams.
Nobody can fill Amanullah Khan’s place ever and we will miss him, he said while praying for the departed soul. Sharma had earlier stated that Amanullah Khan was his favorite comedian from Pakistan.
He was not only a great artist.. he was a legend.a man with a big heart who gave opportunity to many artists to fulfill their dreams.nobody can fill ur place ever khan sahib.we will miss u.may ur soul Rest In Peace 🙏 #amanullahkhan #RIPAmanUllah https://t.co/YG6gC7uZpI
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) March 6, 2020
Johnny Lever, another Indian comedian, also expressed sorrow over the demise of the Pakistani legend and termed him as a great stand-up comedian. The veteran artist said both of them were in contact with each other via phone.
It is pertinent here to mention that Amanullah Khan had passed away at the age of 70 on Friday. He was suffering from lungs, kidneys and breathing problems and had been admitted to a private hospital in critical condition.
Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi expressed grief over the demise of the comedian and prayed for the peace of the departed soul. “Late Amanullah was a valuable asset for the stage, comedy and drama industry,” the prime minister stated.
Famous artist and Group Director Infotainment in Dunya News, Sohail Ahmad also extended condolences to the bereaved family.
Born in 1950, Amanullah is regarded as one of the best television standup comedians. He has a world record of 860-day night theater plays and also received Pride of Performance award.