Comedy legend Raju Srivastava dies at the age of 58, leaving fans “in tears”


Raju Srivastava, an actor and comedian, passed away on Wednesday in Delhi at the age of 58, his family revealed to Indian Express. He passed unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, according to Raju’s brother Dipoo. Antara, his daughter, just told me. I’m in Mumbai and headed to Delhi. According to hospital officials, the comedian died about 10:30 am. Among those who paid tribute to Raju were Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, poet Manoj Muntashir, and actor Nimrat Kaur.

Last month, Raju had a heart arrest while exercising at a gym in the city. He was admitted to AIIMS and had angioplasty there. He was reportedly in severe condition and had been on a ventilator for more than a month. Although he made a little progress, Raju’s health started to deteriorate earlier this week.

Ashok Srivastava, a relative of Srivastava, had previously stated that the man had experienced a heart attack while jogging. He was exercising as usual when he unexpectedly collapsed while standing on the treadmill. He had a heart attack and was rushed right away to the AIIMS hospital, according to Ashok, who spoke to PTI.

Beginning his career, Raju Srivastava played small parts in a number of movies, including Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, Bombay to Goa, and Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya. After taking part in the comedy programme The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, he became well-known. Later, he competed in Bigg Boss’ third season.

“Raju Srivastava enlivened our lives with fun, humour, and happiness,” Prime Minister Modi wrote in a tweet condoling his passing. He leaves us too soon, but because of his prolific work over the years, he will live on in the hearts of countless people. It is unfortunate that he has died. Greetings to his loved ones and admirers. Shanti Om “In your lifetime you offered us laughs and more laughs, on & off the screen,” Ajay Devgn wrote in a tweet. I’m terribly sorry to hear of your premature passing. R.I.P. Raju.