Ace comedian and actor Raju Srivastava passed away at the age of 58 due to a sudden heart attack. His family has confirmed the sad demise of the comedian to ANI. On August 10, Raju suffered a heart attack following which he was shifted to ICU and was on life support. As per reports, Srivastava was not gaining consciousness for nearly a month and his health kept deteriorating despite doctors' efforts. Raju Srivastava died after 41 days of hospitalization due to chest pain.
ANI tweeted, "Comedian Raju Srivastava passes away in Delhi at the age of 58, confirms his family. He was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on August 10 after experiencing chest pain & collapsing while working out at the gym.” Raju’s brother Dipoo Srivastava had earlier told PTI that the comedian was recovering slowly but he was unconscious. He was quoted saying, “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.”
Comedian Raju Srivastava passes away in Delhi at the age of 58, confirms his family.— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2022
He was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on August 10 after experiencing chest pain & collapsing while working out at the gym.
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Raju Srivastava was admitted to AIIMS after he suddenly collapsed while running on a treadmill during his workout session in a gym. His reps confirmed the news and said “Raju sir suffered a mild heart attack while working out.” The comedian since then has been undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Raju Srivastava’s tragic demise has sent shockwaves across the entire film fraternity. Heartfelt tributes are pouring in for the comedian from celebrities, eminent leaders, and fans on social media. Raju was one of the most popular comedians in the industry. He rose to fame after he participated in the stand-up comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2005. He also appeared in many Bollywood films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, the remake of Bombay to Goa, and Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya to name a few.