April 14, 2024 03:33:49 booked.net

Rest in Peace Raju Srivastava, We have lost a gem from the industry. Gone too soon.

We lost a great comedian

The Celebrated comedian-actor was loved by his fans and everyone is in deep grief. “Raju Srivastava died on Wednesday after over 41 days at Delhi’s AIIMS hospital”, said his brother Dipoo Srivastava. He was 58. no doubt that Raju was a great comedian and always tried to make everyone laugh with his great jokes and his comedy skills.

When was Raju diagnosed will this illness?

Raju Srivastava suffered a heart attack on August 10 2022, while working out at a hotel in New Delhi. He was rushed to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and underwent angioplasty surgery. Since then, he was on a ventilator and never gained consciousness.

When did Raju start his career?

A familiar face in the entertainment industry since the 1980s, the comedian tasted unparalleled success after participating in the first season of the reality stand-up comedy show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (2005).

Raju had featured in Hindi films such as ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Baazigar’, the remake of ‘Bombay to Goa’, and ‘Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya’.

He was the chairperson of the Film Development Council, Uttar Pradesh.

What Raju’s brother said to the media

“I got a call from the family about half an hour ago saying he is no more. It is really unfortunate news. He was fighting in the hospital for over 40 days,” Dipoo Srivastava said.

Raju Srivastava was declared dead at 10.20 am, according to sources at the hospital.