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Comedian Raju Srivastava passes away at the age of 58

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 21 September 2022, 11:36 IST
Comedian Raju Srivastava.

Comedian Raju Srivastava has passed away at the age of 58. The comedian took his last breath at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Raju was admitted to AIIMS after he suffered a heart attack on August 10.   

Since then, the comedian was on a life support system at AIIMS. Although he regained consciousness after 15 days or so on ventilator support, he was again put on ventilator support after his condition deteriorated.

According to reports, the comedian drew his last breath at 10:15 am today.




Raju Srivastava suffered a heart attack while doing his daily routine workout. "He was doing his routine exercise and while he was on the treadmill, he suddenly fell down. He suffered a heart attack and was immediately taken to the AIIMS hospital," Raju Srivastava’s cousin had told PTI.

Since late 1980s, Raju Srivastava had been working in the entertainment industry. In 2005, Raju Srivastava received recognition after taking part in the maiden season of the stand comedy TV show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge.’

The comedian had also featured in films like ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya’, ‘Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon’ and in many others.

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First published: 21 September 2022, 11:10 IST