Ace comedian Raju Srivastava’s death has left a void in everyone’s hearts. He left for a heavenly abode on September 21, 2022, and he breathed his last at AIIMS Hospital in Delhi at the age of 58 after suffering from cardiac arrest. Condolence is still pouring in from his loved ones. Amitabh Bachchan, who is very close to the comedian turn actor also paid homage.
Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan wrote on his blog mourning his friend’s death, “another colleague friend and creative artist leaves us .. a sudden ailment and gone before time before his creativity time completion each day in the morning with him in spirit and information from near ones they got advised to send a voice to awaken his condition i did they played it for him in his state in his ears on one instance he did open his eye a bit and then went away”
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The senior actor further added by speaking about his work and sense of humour. He wrote, “his sense of timing and the colloquial humour of his birth shall remain with us it was unique, open frank and filled with humour he smiles from the Heavens now and will be the reason for mirth with the God’s ”
Earlier, Senior Bachchan had sent a voice note to him when he was hospitalized. He said, “it's enough Raju. Rise up Raju, and keep teaching us all to laugh.” The comedian was an ardent fan of the ‘Coolie’ actor and he use to mimic him. He was known as ‘Junior Bachchan’ in his early days.
For the unversed, Raju Srivastava collapsed while running on a treadmill, as worked out in a gym at New Delhi's hotel, and was rushed to AIIMS. He underwent an angioplasty on August 10, 2022, as he had suffered a heart attack. He was hospitalized for 41 days and breathed last at 10:20 AM on September 21, 2022.
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