LAHORE: Renowned stand-up comedian, TV host and actor Umer Shareef has been admitted to the hospital on Thursday upon severe pain in heart. The 62-year-old artist was reportedly being kept in intensive care unit of a private hospital in Johar Town area of Lahore, however, his family told the illness is minor and that he was just suffering from chest infection. While talking to media, comedian’s sister Khadija Mahmood said the fans have nothing to worry about, adding that he would recover in a day or two. She requested the fans not to exaggerate the news. Khadija Mahmood believes that hospital staff showed lack of professionalism and made the actor’s photo viral. According to reports, Umer Shareef has been suffering from diabetes and a lungs-related disease lately. Umer Shareef, also spelled Omer Sharif, is a Pakistani stand-up comedian and stage, film, and television actor.