Raju Srivastava Death News: Famous Comedian Raju Srivastava passed Away at AIIMS Delhi at age 58. His family has confirmed his death.
Comedian Raju Srivastava died in AIIMS Delhi on Wednesday at 58. The comedian died at 10.20 am, after 41 days of hospitalisation.
Raju Srivastava Death News: Famous Comedian Raju Srivastava passed Away at 58
Raju was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on August 10 after he experienced severe chest pain and collapsed while working out at a gym. Raju was on a ventilator.
Recently, his brother Dipoo Srivastava said that the comedian recovered slowly but was unconscious.
“The recovery is slow. He will be fine soon. He is stable and on a ventilator. He is still unconscious. It’s been 35 days but doctors are saying they are doing their best. We need all your prayers,” Dipoo had told PTI.
When asked if the family was planning to shift the comedian to any other hospital in Mumbai, where Raju resided, his brother said there were no such plans.
“He will be treated at AIIMS and we will take him home after he has recovered. We have faith in the doctors,” he had added.
Raju was in the entertainment industry since the 1980s and gain more popularity after participating in the first season of the reality stand-up comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2005.
He has also appeared in supporting roles in Bollywood Hindi movies such as Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, the remake of Bombay to Goa and Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya.
Raju Srivastava was the chairman of the Film Development Council Uttar Pradesh.