New Delhi: Actor and comedian Raju Srivastava passed away at the age of 58 on Wednesday. The comedian breathed his last at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Raju was admitted to AIIMS last month (August 10) after suffering a heart attack while jogging on a treadmill at the gym.
After 41 days of hospitalization, the comedian died at 10.20 am.
He was immediately rushed to AIIMS, Delhi, where he was undergoing treatment for over a month. Comedian ‘Kajodar’ passed away at the age of 58. His family confirmed the news of his death.
Over the past few days, the comedian’s health has seen significant fluctuations. On the 25thTh There were reports in August that Raju was regaining consciousness, but his brother Deepu Srivastava told AFP News that the family had no such information from doctors. Deepoo had said that the comedian is making little progress and is recovering slowly.
Raju’s wife Shikha has also updated his fans and family from time to time about his health and asked everyone to pray for his recovery.
Born Satya Prakash Srivastava on December 25, 1963, he is an Indian comedian, politician and actor. Because of his famous act, he is often called Kajodar.
Hailing from a middle-class family in Kanpur, he aspired to be a comedian since childhood and followed his teachers in school. His father, Ramesh Chandra Srivastava, popularly known as Balai Kaka, was a Kanpur-based poet.
Raju Srivastava has carved a niche for himself in the world of stand-up comedy with his well-timed jokes and humor in some of the most relevant situations in life. He rose to fame with the first-of-its-kind comedy talent show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’, which premiered its first season in 2005.
She appeared in Hindi films like ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’, ‘Baasikar’, ‘Bombay to Goa’ (remake) and ‘Amdhani Athani Karcha Rupaya’. He was one of the contestants in ‘Bigg Boss’ season three. He was the Chairman of Uttar Pradesh Film Development Council.