Comedian Raju Srivastava Dies In Delhi At The Age Of 58
New Delhi: Raju Srivastava, a veteran comedian who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, died at the age of 58.
Raju Srivastava had a heart attack on August 10 and was hospitalized after he complained of chest pain while running on a treadmill at the gym. He also underwent an angioplasty the same day.
Raju Srivastava was on a life support system at AIIMS, Delhi. The comedian regained consciousness after 15 days on ventilator support. However, on September 1, after he ran a fever as high as 100 degrees, he was put on ventilator support again.
Srivastava worked in the entertainment Industry since 1980’s and received recognition after participating in the first season of the stand up Comedy Show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge ‘ in 2005. He had featured in films like Maine Pyar Kiya,Aamdani atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya,and Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon among others.
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